Senior Planning Adviser


Permanent Full Time

  • Interesting and challenging work
  • Career opportunity
  • Amazing lifestyle

Due to an internal promotion, we are seeking a Senior Planning Adviser to join our professional Planning team. We provide policy advice on a range of resource management issues, including air quality, iwi values and aspirations, biodiversity, landscape, growth and development, hazards, coastal, freshwater, heritage and open space.

We are currently working on the development of the Nelson Plan – a truly integrated second generation resource management plan – with a programme of work that has the Councils commitment and backing.

Your experience working with the Resource Management Act and undertaking plan changes will complement your excellent communication skills, and ability to work autonomously under tight timeframes. You will engage with the Nelson community, ensuring they have their say on Nelson’s future, and present information and feedback to Council.

To ensure your success, you will have outstanding leadership and facilitation skills, coupled with a positive and enthusiastic attitude, and you will most definitely be a team player. This challenging role will extend your policy development and resource management experience. If you like to see the impact of your work, this could be the role for you!

Nelson offers an enviable lifestyle and is located in close proximity to three national parks. It is easy to enjoy the outdoor life with kayaking, swimming, mountain biking and walking tracks on our doorstep.

Come and help us make Nelson an even better place.

Please apply online through our website www.nelson.govt.nz/jobs

Applications close midnight Thursday 29 June 2017.

For more information about this role please contact Mark Leggett, Team Leader Planning on 03 265 6934.

Location: Nelson/Tasman, Nelson

Closing Date: Thursday, June 29, 2017

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Job no: C58479

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