Coastal & Freshwater Technician / Dive Officer


Permanent Full Time

Are you looking for a new challenge - one that gets you out on the water and making a difference to how New Zealand manages its marine and freshwater environments? This new position provides a rare opportunity to join our dynamic team of researchers and consultants carrying out exciting projects in aquatic environments.

Cawthron is looking for an experienced technician with a strong scientific diving background to join our Nelson based team.

An important component of the role will be coordinating Cawthron’s dive programme, and other core tasks include participating in and leading field trips, maintaining and deploying scientific equipment, and ensuring field activities comply with all Health & Safety requirements. Strong work flow management skills and the ability to contribute to proposals and reports are required.

The successful applicant will be a great team player who is flexible and able to adapt in a dynamic work environment. 

Suitable candidates will have a relevant qualification, advanced scientific diving and boat skipper skills and 5+ years work experience with field studies and the associated reporting.

 Please apply by 29 January 2018.

Location: Nelson - Halifax Street

Closing Date: Monday 29 January 2018

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