Resource/Environmental Planner

  • Stunning South Island location.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Flexible working available. 

    Our local government client is seeking a Resource/Environmental Planner to join their Regulatory and Compliance Group. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced planner to join a close-knit team that plays a vital role in fostering its community, preserving the environment, and influencing the future.
    Under the supervision of the Regulatory and Compliance Group Manager, you will be responsible for administering and meeting statutory requirements outlined in the Resource Management Act 1991 and the Local Government Act 1974. Your responsibilities encompass resource management, district planning, compliance and policy, ensuring adherence to legal requirements, and promoting sustainable development in a growing community.
    To be successful in this role you will have:

    • two years’ minimum experience in a Planner role
    • a bachelor’s degree and/or a master’s degree in a planning-related field
    • thorough understanding of resource management and environmental regulations
    • familiarity with relevant planning legislation
    • excellent written and oral communication skills
    • the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
    • a proactive nature and self-motivation, with a passion for planning
    • a full, current driver’s license

    Our client offers a competitive salary, professional development opportunities, free on-site parking, and a people-centric work culture. The district enjoys a thriving and welcoming community, and offers affordable housing, excellent schools, and a huge range of outdoor recreational activities.
    This opportunity is for a permanent full-time role, however we also welcome candidates interested in part-time (minimum 25 hours per week) or flexible working arrangements. If you’d like to learn more about our client and this exciting Planner position, feel free to apply or reach out for a confidential conversation.
    To apply for this position, you must currently reside in New Zealand, and either be a New Zealand Citizen, Permanent Resident, or have a valid New Zealand Work Visa.
    APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 5pm, Wednesday 28th February 2024
    REFERENCE:  BH-10427
    FURTHER ENQUIRIES: Naomi Widener on 04 550 8000

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