Senior Planner – Land Use Policy
Auckland Transport
Auckland, Auckland
2d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Auckland City, AucklandPermanentSenior Planners- Strategic Land Use PlanningPlanning and Investment DivisionStrategic Land Use and Spatial PlanningViaduct Harbour officeDo you want to play a key role in planning for Auckland's future?

Do you want to be part of a team that leads Auckland Transport's involvement in transport land use integration planning and implementation?

Here at Auckland Transport we are passionate about working together to deliver a safe, innovative and sustainable transport system, and providing transport choices for a growing, vibrant Auckland.

We are at the forefront of identifying opportunities and key moves in transport land use integration planning workstreams and working with others to make this happen.

The Roles : We are looking for planners to join both our Urban Development Programmes and our Land Use Policy and Planning teams as Senior Planners.

We operate at the nexus of land use and transport planning, playing an active role in influencing the shape and liveability of our future city.

If you are interested in land use legislation and policy development, growth planning, strategic spatial planning, place-

based planning, and urban renewal programmes then this role is for you.Yes, we are involved in actual Integrated Planning!You will have a key role in workstreams that involve changes to planning frameworks at a national, regional and district level including legislation, Central Government policy, and plan changes.

You will also play an important part in leading involvement in spatial planning projects and place-making workstreams, such as the development of regional and sub-

regional growth frameworks, structure plans, urban renewal / transformation projects, urban development programmes such as the Auckland Housing Programme, and visioning plans for centres.

It is a fast paced and exciting area of planning, full of opportunities for people keen on tackling some key challenges, trying new things, and making big decisions for the benefit of future Aucklanders.

What We Need : We are looking for planners who are dynamic, show initiative and will take responsibility for identifying opportunities and delivering results.

Our ideal candidates will have : A minimum of 10 years' experience in strategic, policy or planning in land use planning, transport planning, resource management planning, supported by a qualification in Planning, Transport Planning or related disciplineA sound understanding and knowledge of urban planning policies, the Resource Management Act, local government legislation, council practices and constraintsExperience in engaging and partnering with a range of stakeholders and a strong focus on customer serviceProblem solving, including ability to develop and apply frameworks for making trade-

offs between competing prioritiesExcellent written and verbal communications skillsWhat We Can Provide : If you are passionate about transport land use integration planning and wanting to be involved across all aspects of planning, then this is the role for you.

At Auckland Transport, we are committed to our staff and making this a great place to work. We offer : Professional development and trainingDiverse projects and ability to work with multi-

disciplinary co-workersA supportive, high performing team environmentOpportunity for leadership and accountability, the authority and autonomy to make key decisionsFlexible working including flexible start and finish timesHealth and Wellbeing benefitsProfessional membership.

If you have the skills that we are looking for and want to be part of our supportive and dynamic team, then we would love to hear from you.

At Auckland Transport ' We're all go' - Be a part of our collective future! This is your opportunity to hop on board as we shape the future of Auckland.

At Auckland Transport we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where people come first and we feel safe, respected, valued and supported, regardless of our differences.

We also support flexible working that meets the needs of our people and the business, so please talk to us about how we could make this role flexible for you.

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