Principal Planner
Auckland Council
Auckland City, AUK
3d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Auckland City, 1010Opportunity for a Senior / Principal to move in planning policyFlexible working options availablePermanent position, potential for full or part-time workHe angitūtanga : The opportunityWe are looking for an experienced Principal Planner to join our Chief Planning Office in this policy-focussed role.

Working with a team of experts in our Plans and Places department, this role will see you drive region-wide resource management policy to ensure positive outcomes for both Aucklanders and for our environment.

Responding to national statutory requirements, and heading towards plan review time, this role will include plan evaluation and solution finding.

Partnering with a range of internal and external stakeholders, you will lead and support the development of the Council’s regional planning responses, including in relation to freshwater, coastal and biodiversity issues.

Plans and Places are also looking for a Planner (3+ years' experience) to join the team. Click here for further information and to apply!He kōrero mōu : About youYou’ll bring with you a degree qualification or higher and at least five years’ experience in policy planning and resource management.

A robust understanding of the Resource Management Act is essential. Prior experience with regional and section 30-function planning is highly regarded.

Prior experience processing plan changes (whether urban or rural) would also be beneficial for this position. As an experienced Senior, you’ll already be a supportive coach and mentor to less-experienced team members, and skilled at communicating with stakeholders at a range of different levels.

As this role might require you to travel around the region using Council vehicles, you’ll ideally hold a valid New Zealand driver’s licence.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou : What we offerYou’ll be welcomed by a team of passionate planners with a thirst for tackling the complex planning issues our region faces as it grows.

There are endless opportunities to develop your career across the Council group; this position will expose you to a range of specialisations and potential job trajectories, including technical and people leadership positions.

We offer flexible working arrangements to suit your lifestyle some of our team start a bit earlier or later, and others work some days from home or from one of our alternative office spaces across the region.

While this is full-time position, we would be open to discussing part-time options (we are looking for a commitment of 30 hours per week or more).

Auckland Council are committed to your professional development and offer a wide range of training courses, lunchtime learnings and collaboration networks.

As a Council employee, you’ll gain access to a vast range of benefits and discounts, including discounted financial services and insurance, Auckland Art Gallery membership, entertainment and lifestyle discounts and more.

You’ll be joining a team of dedicated and respected experts working collaboratively across the region to contribute to Auckland’s growth and development.

We are committed to diversity, and have a culture built on trust and valuing individual as well as collective contributions.

For more information about this opportunity, please contact Naomi Green on 021 562 061. Applications close Friday 6th March 2020.

However, please note we will be considering applications as they are received, so we recommend you apply as soon as possible.

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

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