Geohazard Analyst – GNS Science

  • Company:
    Science New Zealand
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    21 hours ago
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We are seeking Geohazard Analysts to staff our 24/7 Geohazard Monitoring Centre in Avalon Lower Hutt. This role requires the willingness to work a 6 on 4 off roster.The current Geohazard Analyst teams are a close-knit group who are founded in psychological safety and mutual support. The working environment can be stressful at times especially when dealing with events of national importance and interest. The successful applicants for this role will be open, reflective and willing to work as a member of a high performing team.The successful applicant must be able to commit to a 12 week training programme upon commencement of employment.In this role, you will:Locate and catalogue earthquakes.Monitor warning systems for Volcanic unrest/eruptionHave an agile mindsetBe comfortable following pre-defined standard operating proceduresBe willing to travel to a back up site several times a year.Deal directly with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).To be successful in this position you will have:An interest in emergency managementAn earth science qualificationCurrent drivers licence