Senior Resource Consents Planner
Hutt City Council
Lower Hutt
3d ago

About Us

At Hutt City Council our vision is to build a connected, resilient and inclusive city where all of our people thrive - Kia noho mai tēnei tāone hei pou herenga waka, hei pou herenga kaupapa, hei wāhi whai hua ki hōna iwi.

Our council has set out a bold and ambitious plan for us to achieve. We are facing some new and exciting challenges and this offers our staff unique opportunities to create innovative and positive changes with our communities.

We are reshaping our organisation to enable increased responsiveness to the needs and expectations of our communities, to be flexible in our approach, to meet future demands, to grow our capability, and to create an inclusive and progressive work environment for our staff.

About this role

The Lower Hutt District is experiencing unprecedented growth and we are looking for an experienced resource planner to be a key member of our newly created 'planning hub of excellence' and be an integral part of a high-performing (and fun) team.

On a day to day basis you will be processing resource consent applications, providing advice to customers, leading pre-application meetings and liaising with experts.

In addition, for those who are interested, there may be opportunities to get involved in policy work through District Plan Review.

We offer a dynamic and supportive environment where you can bring your very best to delivering world-class outcomes for the vibrant Lower Hutt community.

About you

To be a contender for this opportunity you will need :

  • Previous experience working in a similar role ideally at a Senior level
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in planning, resource management or a related field
  • An ability to interpret plans, regulations and by-laws
  • Demonstrated ability to present topics to the public, professionals, at hearings and at meetings
  • Strong relationship building capabilities and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to think outside the box and provide excellent customer service
  • Current drivers licence.
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