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Senior Planner - Resource Consents

Permanent | | |
About the company:

Council plays a pivotal role in the enhancement and maintenance of the livability and quality of the beautiful environment of the district. This district is experiencing substantial growth in both residential population and international and domestic visitor numbers. On a peak day in 2021, visitor numbers totalled 99,200, the projections estimate these numbers to reach 152,910 on a peak day by 2031.  With this type of growth, this  is needing to grow their own workforce! There are currently 550 employees, along with a number of partner organisation’s that deliver services on behalf of Council.
With over $1.6 billion of capital investment to be made in the next 10 years, it’s an exciting time to join the organisation and be a part of the change.

About the role:

You will play a key role as a Senior Planner – Resource Consents. The key aspects of this role will be to assist the team with technical work and have a responsibility within the team for the delivery of planning projects, providing technical planning advice for the team, mentoring team members, and representing the council as a leading planning expert in mediations and hearings.

About you:

Our ideal applicant will be a highly motivated, innovative, and achievement-orientated professional. You will need to have a tertiary or post graduate level degree qualification in planning or a related discipline to be successful in this role, along with membership of the New Zealand Planning Institute, or full membership of an equivalent international organisation.
  • 5+ years of knowledge and practical application of the RMA and allied legislation.
  • Strategic thinker
  • Ability to lead and mentor
  • Proven experience with environmental court hearings
  • Extensive experience in consenting environments
To apply:
For more information, please call Larissa Tinnelly on 027 470 3992 or click the link to apply now

Please quote Ref No: BH-160823-2

Responses will be electronic and sent to the application email supplied.