We are seeking an early career Engineering Geologist or Engineering Geomorphologist, specialising in slope instability and landslide processes to undertake a range of research and consultancy projects relating to landslide hazards and their associated risks. The appointment will be based at Lower Hutt, Wellington region.
New Zealand’s borders are currently closed to all but New Zealand citizens and permanent residents. International candidates will still be considered, however may be required to work remotely from overseas as a contractor until such time as New Zealand’s borders reopen.
You will have:
Essential skills in:
In addition, the preferred candidate should have:
On top of the technical skills required, you’ll also need to work independently, apply initiative as well as take instruction from a range of staff: high levels of energy and drive and want to work for a changing and evolving organisation.
About GNS Science
GNS Science, Te Pῡ Ao, undertakes world-leading Earth science research. Our people are passionate, committed, and focused on bringing our vision of a cleaner, safer, more prosperous New Zealand to life.
GNS Science Engineering Geology team is responsible for research and consulting activities to investigate and manage earthquake-induced landslides, rainfall-induced landslides, and ground characterisation for earthquake hazards (liquefaction and ground shaking amplification). GNS offers a supportive, flexible work environment and professional career development.
Our people are at the heart of everything we do – it is a privilege to work with exceptional people who’re making a significant contribution to science in New Zealand. And with over 25 nationalities represented across our staff, this truly is a diverse workforce.