Network Controllor - Principal Advisor

Join us as our Network Controllor and become our gatekeeper for any operational decisions that may impact the organisation's outcomes.
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  • Permanent, fulltime
  • Petone Based
  • Oversight and guardianship over the 3 waters networks 

Who are we:

We manage the drinking water, wastewater and storm water services from source to sea for our client councils, who are the Hutt, Porirua, Upper Hutt and Wellington city councils, South Wairarapa District Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council. We partner with the community, engineering consultants and contractors on water services projects, water conservation, operations work and asset planning.

Where you come in:

The purpose of the role is to provide oversight and guardianship over the 3 waters networks critical assets to ensure they are managed and controlled in an integrated way to provide essential services to our customers and protect the environment. As the Network Controllor you'll be our gatekeeper for any operational decisions that may impact the organisation's outcomes.

To be successful in this role, you will have the following:

  • A relevant engineering qualification, either degree or NZCE. 
  • Prior experience in operations, risk management / mitigation and contingency planning. As well as, Emergency response and incident management and managing infrastructure projects
  • Customer service and relationship management.
  • Thorough understanding of the three waters networks management and service delivery.

What’s in it for you:

It’s an exciting time to join our organisation.  We have some big aspirations to become an innovative centre of excellence for the management of three waters in the region.  Your personal and professional growth will be encouraged, and you will work alongside likeminded people who are passionate about their work and have a strong sense of purpose for the region and its councils

Visit our website to read about the important and innovative things we get up to.

Does this role sound like you? Apply today.

There is no end date on the role, applications will be reviewed as they are submitted

Position Description

Applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to commencing employment with Wellington Water. You must also be legally entitled to work long-term in New Zealand.

If you require additional information, please contact Liam McArthur, HR Coordinator - 

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Petone Office

25 Victoria St
5012 Lower Hutt Directions (04) 912 4400 View page

Staff benefits

Learning & Development
Our people are encouraged to identify learning and development opportunities to improve their knowledge and skills, and advance their career

We look after our people. As well as having a comprehensive wellbeing program covering up to the minute hot topics, health, fitness, mental and social wellbeing we also provide inoculations, eye tests, workplace assessments, and other health related events

Five Weeks Annual Leave
Upon completion of two years current continuous service, staff accrue an additional fifth week's annual leave during their third and subsequent years

Work/Life Balance
Work/life balance is recognised as an integral aspect of employee satisfaction. We offer flexible work hours and regular social events


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