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Stormwater and Coastal Engineer


We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has what it takes to succeed in a dynamic and challenging role.  As a member of the Coastal and Stormwater team, you will be responsible for supporting and delivering the effective management of Council’s Stormwater and coastal assets.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A relevant engineering qualification (Bachelor of Civil Engineering, or equivalent)
  • Work experience on investigation, planning, designing, supervising and managing stormwater and coastal asset projects
  • Demonstrated good time management and organizational skills and the ability to work under pressure without supervision to meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated commitment to customer service and ability to deal with a wide range of people within and outside the organisation
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and oral
  • Holder of a current and valid New Zealand driver’s licence
  • Demonstrated experience in the effective management and negotiation of contracts and service level agreements

Working for the Kāpiti Coast District Council means being part of a caring, dynamic and effective customer-focused team who make a positive difference in the community we serve.  If you’d like to be part of the team, contact us now. 

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Disna Pathirage, Stormwater and Coastal Asset Manager on 04 296 4700 or free phone 0800 486 486.

The preferred candidate will need to undergo the usual pre-employment checks, including drug and alcohol screening and police, criminal history and credit checks.  Please note you must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

For further information about the role please find the Job Descritpion here.

Please email your cover letter, CV, completed Council Application form, copy of your work visa (if applicable) and Drivers Licence marked “Stormwater and Coastal Engineer ” to

Applications close 12.00 noon, Thursday 22 November.


Kapiti Coast District Council Application form:

Application for Employment (WORD)

 Application for Employment (PDF)

* This document must accompany every application submitted