Development Engineer Consents – New position

Permanent Full Time

Hastings District Council is a dynamic organisation built on a customer and performance focused culture. We have developed a strong reputation as a progressive and innovative leader in the local government sector.  To support and enhance our development as an organisation we seek high performing and passionate individuals to help us in achieving our vision. 

We have established a second Development Engineer – Consents role to join an experienced team member within the Asset Management group. Together this team ensures that land development within the district is conducted in accordance with the Engineering Code of Practice, the District Plan and legislative requirements and regulations.

Key Duties:

  • Providing specialist development advise relating to infrastructural assets (water supply, wastewater, storm water, transportation and parks) on resource consent and building consent applications
  • Responsible for the coordination between Asset Management and the Planning/Consents division of resource consent process
  • Drive integration and collaboration between Council groups as the standard approach to delivering Council services

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification, either Civil Engineering or NZCE
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in infrastructure development, including water supply, wastewater, storm water and transportation. Experience in parks operations would also be beneficial.
  • The successful candidate will have excellent communication and customer service skills, including report writing and presentation skills. Strong time management writing skills and will be committed to safety at all times.

For more information about this role and to register and apply visit

Applications close: 2 July 2017

Location: Hastings

Closing Date: Sunday, July 2, 2017

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Job no: 264502A


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