Senior and Principal Resource Consents Planners

Job ID:15834
Title:Senior and Principal Resource Consents Planners
Employment Type:Full time
Posted: Aug 06, 2019

Job Description

  • Are you an experienced Planner looking for a new challenge?
  • Are you over the city traffic and would like to live and work in a small vibrant community?
  • Do you want to live in an amazing location, work in an amazing job and make a real and positive difference?

About Kaipara District Council

We are in the business of creating a thriving community where people love to live, work and play. We recognise that to do that, we need to have the right people on board.

We offer an enviable lifestyle in a beautiful environment where rural charm meets coastal chic. Northland's renowned white sandy beaches, extensive native forests, rolling green pastures and laid back lifestyle make this an amazing place to live and work.

About the Role

Kaipara District is rapidly growing and changing! A building boom has triggered significantly increased and complex consenting activity. We are looking for a Senior and Principal Resource Consents Planner who can:

  • Provide advice and technical peer reviews to a team of in-house planners and contracted external professional providers
  • Provide senior technical planning expertise during pre-application meetings to positively influence design outcomes
  • Assess applications against the District Plan
  • Consider complex land use and subdivision applications for resource consents
  • Manage community engagement notification, submissions, and hearing processes

That's where you come in.

You have significant experience in resource management in the regulatory and/or policy area and sound knowledge of the Resource Management Act underpinned by a relevant tertiary qualification. You also have excellent leadership and communication skills and pride yourself on being self-managing and innovative. Most importantly, you would relish the opportunity to harness and apply your full suite of skills and experience within a high performing agile team and contribute to the future of the Kaipara District.

What's on offer to you?

Apart from our gorgeous location, we'll offer competitive remuneration. A great team and an opportunity to put all of your skills to work. Supportive executive team and an organisation in the midst of transformation and change.

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