Senior/Resource Planner
SOLGM LG Careers
Wellington, Masterton
3d ago

E te tini,e te rahi aro mai ki t ēnei kaupapa

Are you looking for anopportunity to join your local Council serving the Masterton community?

We’re looking for aResource Planner or Senior Resource Planner to join our small, busy Planningteam.

Day to day you will beresponsible for administering the Wairarapa Combined District Plan, processingresource consent applications and working with our community to support thesustainable development of our district.

Your work will be donewithin relevant legislation, timeframes and delegated authorities, with a focuson providing high quality advice and support to Council staff, customers andother stakeholders.

Applicants at a seniorlevel would have the opportunity to mentor and support the development ofothers.

So, what’s different aboutus?

  • We’re about tocommence a review of our District Plan which could provide new opportunitiesfor developing your planning skills and experience.
  • We have theflexibility to structure the role as either a full or part time position tobest meet your preferences.
  • You’d get thechance to work in one of New Zealand’s most beautiful districts and we’rejust over an hour from the capital city.
  • It’s our aspiration to be the best provincial Councilin New Zealand. To achieve that we need the right people on board - attitudesand behaviours are just as important to us.

    We need someone who can demonstratean ability to get things done, keep promises around service delivery andtimelines, manage expectations and use a common-sense approach.

    To be successful, you willbring to this role :

  • A tertiaryqualification in planning or resource management
  • Knowledge andunderstanding of RMA and LGA legislation
  • Excellentunderstanding of planning principles, tools and public policy
  • Outstandingwritten and verbal communication, consultation, and negotiation skills
  • A full NZ motorvehicle licence (current)
  • If you have a passion for peopleand planning and have the skills and experience we are looking for, we wouldlove to hear from you.

    You can contact VickiMcLachlan, Human Resources Manager, for a confidential chat on 06 370 6267.

    To apply for the roleplease send us your application (CV and covering letter) specificallyaddressing your fit to the competencies we are looking for to samanthaf mstn.govt.nz

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