Consents Planner
Environment Canterbury
Timaru, NZ
6d ago

Te Tihi o Maru / Timaru based

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Are you a critical thinker, calm under pressure and able to consistently deliver excellent environmental outcomes while working to deadlines?

Have you got experience working with consenting frameworks, or the transferable skills needed to succeed in this area? Do you want to contribute towards shaping a thriving and resilient Waitaha / Canterbury, now and for future generations?

If you answered yes to all the above, then this role could be for you!

As a member of our team you will process applications for resource consents, deliver advice and support to community members making applications, and provide assistance and guidance to colleagues in the consents team and wider organisation.

  • You will ideally have;
  • A degree in planning, resource management or equivalent
  • At least 2 years experience in a consenting, planning or equivalent role
  • An understanding of Te Ao Māori and mātauranga Māori
  • You will :

  • Be able to put yourself in your customers’ shoes and look to create solution-focused outcomes
  • Produce high quality work, and be able to successfully juggle multiple projects
  • Easily communicate complex information in a simple way both in verbal and written communications
  • Have an eye for detail and a can-do attitude
  • Have curiosity about and enjoy communicating with a wide range of our community
  • Thrive on learning and taking on new challenges
  • Like to problem solve and think critically
  • Enjoy being part of an active and supportive team
  • Environment Canterbury (Canterbury Regional Council) manages the natural resources of New Zealand’s largest region in a way that facilitates sustainable development.

    We are customer-focused and promote a culture of creativity and innovation.

    The role is dynamic and varied requiring you to manage multiple applications, delivering within time and budget considerations, while always maintaining your focus on excellent customer service.

    No two days are the same!

    We offer a fantastic team culture and focus on wellbeing : we are hardworking, supportive, friendly and fun. Alongside ongoing training and professional development, we offera range of other benefits including free income protection insurance and life insurance, reduced healthcare premiums and flexible working hours and location.

    If you want to make a difference and are excited by the prospect of working on some of the most significant resource management projects in Aotearoa New Zealand, we want to hear from you!

    To find out more about what Timaru and South Canterbury has to offer visit .

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