Consent Engineer
Waikato District Council
Te Aroha, NZ
2d ago
  • Are you looking for a career where your work has long-term impact?
  • Do you want to work for a council that strives to make a difference in our community?
  • If you answered yes to these questions then we have the role for you!

    We believe the way we do things really does make a difference in the lives of those who live in our communities and as Consents Engineer within our consent engineering team you'll play a significant part in this by shaping the future of our district.

    You will be responsible for ensuring that new development's infrastructure is designed to current standards by advising, reviewing and inspecting urban and rural resource consents and building consents.

    Our ideal applicant will hold a New Zealand Certificate in Engineering and will have three years' engineering experience in the civil engineering field, however graduates will also be considered.

    To thrive in this role you will be somebody who has good time management skills, as the position often requires the management of multiple projects simultaneously.

    Additionally, you will need strong problem solving skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to interact with a wide range of people.

    Being a team player with an excellent sense of humour will also be key.

    Why choose us?

    At Matamata-Piako District Council we want to be your employer of choice - by helping you to balance life and work, by offering learning opportunities, by paying you well and offering benefits in a way that will assist you to thrive, while striving to be socially responsible, consistent and fair to all.

    Some of the staff benefits we offer are :

  • Crediting current continuous local government service for the purpose of annual and long service leave entitlements
  • Flexible work arrangements and a family friendly work environment
  • The ability to earn performance payments
  • Extra annual leave awarded with years of service
  • Long service leave
  • Sick leave on commencement of employment
  • Partners paid parental leave
  • Discounts at council pool facilities
  • Free parking
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Access to wellbeing resources and workplace support
  • Needing to relocate? Not a problem as we can offer a relocation allowance and support for the right candidate.

    So if you're looking for a job that has purpose, a wide variety of work and a supportive team environment, apply today!

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