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Laboratory Technician

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Date: 10-Feb-2021

Location: Kaikohe, NTL, NZ, 0440

Company: Ventia

Ventia has a proud heritage of providing essential infrastructure services in Australia and New Zealand. We are one of the largest suppliers of essential services in the region, and are proud to provide the expertise to keep infrastructure working for our communities. No one else does exactly what we do in the way we do it.


Ventia is seeking a motivated and highly-organized individual to be part of their hardworking team in Kaikohe.


Our Water division in Northland operates 18 sewerage and 9 water treatment plants in the Far North.


Reporting to our Water Quality Manager and based in Kaikohe, an opportunity has arisen for a motivated and graduated individual to join us in the position of Laboratory Technician.


This position is permanent part time (24 hours per week) but a permanent full time position could be considered in the future (40 hours per week)


Your  key responsibilities will be;

  • Carrying out all tasks necessary to ensure timely and appropriate testing of water and waste water samples
  • Accurately record all test data and complete reports
  • Data entry (including Water On-line)
  • Maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment
  • Confident with safe chemical handling, Health and safety and Quality Assurance


The successful applicant will have an interest in the water industry and does not need to have experience – but a keenness to learn more. They will be motivated and enthusiastic, have a practical approach and work well in a team environment. Strong organisational skills, a working knowledge of computers and excellent written and verbal skills are essential.




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Shortlisted candidates will be asked to undergo a pre-employment medical (including a drug and alcohol check) and a Ministry of Justice check.

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.

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Position Reference Number: 112337

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