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What's the job?

 The Water Connection inspector undertakes 2650 rural connection inspections per year for Citycare Water in Clutha, on behalf of Clutha District Council. As Water Connection Inspector, you will operate a 4x4 Utility to manoeuvre through private property and farmland in order to conduct the inspections, which involve:

  • Visual Inspection of pipes/ fittings and connections of fittings
  • Undertaking water flow tests
  • Undertaking water pressure tests
  • Documenting your findings on a digital tablet

Skills & Experience You will succeed in this role because you have the following experience, skills and/ or training/ qualifications:

  • Experience working remotely and/ or alone: physically fit and self-motivated
  • Competent in driving a 4x4 Utility off-road across Otago country
  • Ability to Connect and disconnect 15-65mm pipe fittings and smaller.
  • Working at Heights training/ competency
  • Full Class 1 driver's licence
  • Tech-savvy, comfortable using smart devices (i.e. tablets, smartphones)

About Citycare

Citycare is a leading provider of construction, maintenance and management services across New Zealand's built environment. We work around the clock - building, maintaining and managing our nation's parks, gardens, sports fields and cemeteries, waterways and coastal areas, buildings and public facilities, roading networks and water, wastewater and stormwater networks.

At Citycare we know that our people make us great, and we are proud of the work we deliver to keep our communities thriving and safe, 24/7.

We learn and grow with our people and support them in their professional development; we're on a journey to create better places and stronger communities and are calling for local talent to walk the walk with us.

Benefits & Culture

People enjoy working with Citycare because no two days are ever the same and the opportunities are limitless. We offer an inclusive and vibrant company culture where effort is rewarded, fresh ideas are welcome, and success is celebrated. At Citycare Water, we are united by the mission of providing 'Safe Water for Life.' We are essential to the well-being of our communities and are resilient through the most difficult times - we worked our way through the Christchurch Earthquakes and through the Covid-19 pandemic - and we always do our best to ensure job security and support our people through good times and bad.

Find out why people love working at Citycare at and read about what a typical work day may look like on our blog at

All successful applicants will need to pass a pre-employment medical and drug screening test.

Applications close Sunday 16 May 2021.

Questions? Contact Kerrod Baldwin, Branch Manager, on 027 355 0821 or

  • Classifications: Electricity, Gas, Water & Waste Services
  • Company: Citycare Water
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Sector: Private
  • Town: Balclutha
  • Region: Balclutha
  • Country: New Zealand