Resource Advisor, Kaitohutohu – Environmental Regulation
Wellington City
1d ago

Coasts,wetlands, rivers and streams - bring your resource management and planning skillsto our natural environment!

Work on a diverserange of projects centred on RMA consenting and compliance.

Excellent trainingand development opportunities.

We are looking for an experienced ResourceAdvisor to join our Consenting and Compliance team, based in our new office inCuba Mall.

About Greater Wellington :

There's a lot more to us than meets the eye. Hereat Greater Wellington Regional Council, we're working on the big things thatimpact everyone in our region.

Ensuring we are staying safe from the threat offlooding, protecting and enhancing the environment, improving the quality ofour fresh water, ensuring we are all connected through our public transportnetwork, and planning ahead for the potential impacts of climate change.

We'repeople who are genuinely passionate about the work we do - because we believewhat we do counts.

We provide a diverse range of benefitsincluding working options that help our staff balance their lifestyle withtheir work commitments.

We're also all about growing our people throughprofessional development and experience across everything the council does.

About the role :

Join our friendly and supportive teamwho manage consenting and compliance for land development including bulkearthworks and stormwater management, forestry, and works in coastal and riverenvironments.

We work hard to keep sediment out of our waterways, and to avoid,minimise, remedy, (and sometimes offset) effects on biodiversity and manawhenua values.

Projects on the go right now include cycleways, greenfield andregenerative housing developments, flood protection programmes, harbourdredging, and Riverlink!

You will have plenty of opportunitiesto be involved in complex consenting applications through the entire processfrom pre-application to compliance and enforcement.

We work closely with otherteams in the Environmental Regulation Department, and our Policy and Scienceteams to interpret and apply the Natural Resources Plan, the ResourceManagement Act, and national directions.

Skills and experience required :

You will be a skilledand confident RMA practitioner, and an excellent communicator who can buildenduring relationships with our customers, mana whenua partners, andcommunities.

Relevant tertiary qualifications in science, resource management orplanning.

Experience working with district or regional councils, central government, privatepractice / consulting, community, iwi or volunteer groups.

The ability to lead multiple projects efficiently, to prioritisecompeting commitments, and proactively manage customer expectations.

The ability to analyse a wide range of technical information, work withexperts and apply RMA-prescribed processes.

Pragmatism, resilience, persistence, and a focus on environmentaloutcomes.

How to apply :

Clickon the Apply link to view the job description and to apply for the role witha cover letter and CV.

For further information, contact Jo Frances on 021 1949391 or jo.frances

Applications close : Wednesday, 30 June 2021.

Due to current borderrestrictions from the New Zealand Government we are only able to acceptapplications from candidates who are a New Zealand Citizen / Resident or who havealready secured the right to work in New Zealand and hold a valid visa.

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