Senior Planner - Environmental Planning
Multiple Locations, New Zealand, NZ
3d ago
  • Shape transport initiatives and help make an impact to New Zealand's transport system.
  • Partner with stakeholders to determine land use decisions.
  • Apply your technical knowledge and lead consenting strategy and implementation across our projects.
  • Based in Hamilton or Tauranga Te Whiwhinga mahi The opportunityWe are currently recruiting for a Senior Planner to join the team.
  • As a Senior Planner you will provide expertise in planning and consenting workstreams and support across the organisation for statutory consents and approvals relative to your experience.

    The role has great scope for building and working with key local stakeholders. You'll be representing Waka Kotahi at hearings, community meetings and other forums, and provide advice and oversight to enable decision makers to make transparent and informed decisions.

    Ko koe tēnei About youTo be successful in this role you will need to bring your know how' :

  • Comprehensive understanding of the Resource Management Act (RMA) regulatory process and an ability to communicate that process to non-RMA experienced people.
  • Experience in other relevant statutes including Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga (HNZPT) Act, Wildlife Act and Conservation Act.
  • Experience in drafting submissions and evidence and presenting evidence at hearings, including environment court hearings.
  • Proven experience working with internal and external stakeholders and managing relationships, including undertaking community consultation and engagement
  • An understanding of the transport sector across the transport planning, construction and network management lifecycles.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to tailor communication styles appropriately to different audiences and situations.
  • Tertiary qualification in planning or a related discipline (post graduate is desirable).
  • Full Membership of the NZPI, RMLA (or equivalent is desirable).Ko wai mātou About usAt Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, it all starts with our people.
  • The organisation's performance and success depends on the people who choose to make this a great place to work and make a difference for Aotearoa.

    Waka Kotahi has a strong future focus, understanding that new technologies and changing customer expectations mean the transport system we know today will not be the one we deliver in ten years time.

    The focus of the Transport Services group is to provide, improve and maintain an integrated land transport system to effectively enable people-centred, technology-enabled, system focused transport services, in partnership with other system providers.

    Along with our other benefits we also have new Waka Kotahi Life, Income Protection and Critical Illness Insurance scheme available for permanent employees.

    Rā Katinga Applications close : Sunday, 17 October 2021For a copy of the position description : / careersFor further information, email : careers nzta.

    govt.nzTo be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

    At Waka Kotahi we recognise the importance of diversity and inclusion and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces these values.

    Please let us know if you need any support or have any access requirements that will help you through the recruitment process.#LI-NZTA

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