Senior Consents Planner - Regional


We have an exciting new opportunity available to join our Regional Consents Team as a Senior Resource Consents Planner.

Gisborne District Council are the proud winners of the 2019 LGNZ Excellence Awards, for our work to grow and promote the well-being of our community and people. With more and more people choosing Tairāwhiti for its lifestyle, environment and culture, it’s an exciting time to be joining our thriving and diverse region.

In this role you’ll provide a high standard of advice to the Consents Manager and Team Leader to support a responsive and efficient consent processing service for regional activities. This includes delivering a high standard of customer service and planning advice to customers both internal and external, ensuring compliance with plan rules and relevant legislation, the processing of regional consents, providing information to customers on planning matters, providing planning input into Land Information Memoranda, Building Consent applications and searches of Council records prepared in accordance with the NES contaminated land.

Up for the challenge? Great! – ideally you’ll need:

  • A relevant tertiary degree with a predominant content of planning, environmental sciences, resource management or equivalent.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Time and project management skills.
  • Sound knowledge of resource management legislation.

Keen to find out more? Great - please apply as soon as possible – we’re looking to move quickly on this. Please submit your CV and cover letter by following the link.

Applications close by 10am, Tuesday 18 August 2020 at the latest.

Apply Online www.gdc.govt.nz 
PO Box 747 Gisborne 4040 | PHONE 06 867 2049

Permanent Full Time

Job no: TAQ010070

Location: Gisborne

Closing Date: Applications close 18 August 2020