Consents Development Liaison Officer (18 Months Fixed Term)
Waikato District Council
Ngaruawahia, NZ
21h ago

Consents Development Liaison Officer

Waikato District Council is working on delivering its vision of creating Liveable, Thriving and Connected Communities. The Waikato district is growing, so our organisation has to grow too, we need people who are innovative and community focused.

We're looking for people who embody our Do It Right values and aren't afraid of getting stuck in.

Who are we looking for

Do you love working as part of a fast-moving team? Have a high level of attention to detail and thrive on increasing efficiencies?

Then this may be the role for you!

We're expanding and developing our Consents team, and we're looking for a stand-out person to join our Consents Administration team on a fixed term basis.

In this role you'll be responsible for providing administration and coordination support across multiple teams to assist our staff with development in our communities.

You'll coordinate a range of tasks between Council's engineering contractors and our Consents unit, particularly with our Land Development Engineering team.

You will also assist the team in the delivery of our subdivision 223 and 224 RMA services, as a customer liaison with some of our key developers.

Our ideal candidate will have at least 5 years' experience in a similar role within local government or a related field.

You'll have knowledge of the relevant legislation such as the Resource Management Act and you'll be a strong communicator.

We're looking for someone who is focused on providing exceptional customer service, has excellent analytical and critical thinking skills, and enjoys a collaborative work environment.

If you're looking for varied, interesting, and exciting work, then look no further - the Consents team in WDC is the right place for you.

Come join the team and be surrounded by experienced and friendly people who are all committed to our vision.

Why join our team

We're a flexible working organisation - yes this means you can work from home, but it's also so much more than that, we encourage our people to work in ways that provide the best outcomes rather than measuring success by time spent at a desk.

We have a strong focus on personal development and provide opportunities for our people to develop in the areas that they think would benefit them most.

Our head office is based in north Waikato's Ngaruawahia, just 10 minutes from Hamilton. You've got the benefits of an easy commute, stunning river cycleway, free parking, and the chance to hit the Hakarimatas on your lunch break.

What more could you want?

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We welcome applicants who are keen on rolling up their sleeves and helping to bring this to life.

We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, national origins, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, or disability status.

Our applicants do need to have existing rights to work in Aotearoa / New Zealand.

We have a strong safety culture and as part of this our preferred candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment screening which includes drug testing and health screening.

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