Principal Planner Resource Consents


  • Unitary experience (District & Regional) 
  • Strong professional development
  • Lifestyle in a dynamic, growing region

 

The Role

The Principal Planner Resource Consents is a professional leadership role with a high level of expertise in resource management planning, Environment Court, and suits a person who:

  • is experienced in complex and sometimes contentious environments
  • Environment Court and notified hearings experience
  • a team player
  • a competent communicator who can tailor their style and message to different groups
  • has the personal resilience needed to be successful in this field.

 

The Organisation

Gisborne District Council (GDC) is a Unitary Authority located in a growing outdoor-mad, thriving and diverse community. Government calls Gisborne part of a ‘Surge Region’ subsequent to the increased investment into forestry, port and roading. The region is dynamic, fresh, young, with great schools, and is connected by direct air routes to major cities.

As a Unitary Authority, GDC is in the unique position to fast-track your professional career by giving you both regional and district council experience, added leadership opportunities over complex growth and environmental issues, and rewarding professional development opportunities. All this alongside a supportive senior leadership team that truly lives the values. The council is currently successfully wrestling with challenges around complex growth-related issues in forestry and water allocation, as well as housing and other development.  A great time to join and make a difference!

GDC is genuine about attracting professionals who believe in its values of Piritahi Tairawhiti.  The council works in a ‘risk-based approach’ to planning and backs planning advice. You will be well suited to these roles if you have a strong values alignment, and are pragmatic and solutions-focused in work style. 

How to Apply

To apply in strict confidence now, email your cover letter and CV to cvakl@sheffield.co.nz quoting the reference number 240787lg. Applications close 5pm on 19 July 2019. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

To view a position description, please visit the Job Search page at www.sheffield.co.nz

For more information please phone David Hammond on +64 27 444 6368 or Raewyn Brown on +64 21 917 213.

Permanent Full Time

Job no: 240787lg

Location: East Coast, Gisborne

Closing Date: Monday, 22 July 2019