Permissions Advisor
Department of Conservation
Christchurch, New Zealand
23h ago

We have two fantastic permanent employment opportunities for passionate and well organised people to join our South Island Te Waipounamu permissions team, contributing to the regulatory management of New Zealand's natural resources.

Most activities on public conservation land, or in relation to protected wildlife, marine mammals or marine reserves, require approval from the Department.

Our Permissions team members, located in Service Centres in Dunedin, Christchurch and Hokitika, process these applications.

We help to ensure that activities occurring on public conservation land are undertaken in a manner that protects the values of the land and complies with the legislation.

The opportunities being offered will see you working from a beautiful coastal town on the West Coast, Hokitika or from locations within the central business areas of cultural Dunedin and Garden City Christchurch.

He angitūtanga : About the Role

As a permission advisor your key role will be supporting the application process relating to the management of submitted applications from having pre-application discussions, assessment and analysis of the application through to writing reports for a final decision.

You will be collaborating with others in an inclusive team process environment to ensure professional and high-quality outputs.

You will be directly involved in building and maintaining relationships with a wide range of people, stakeholder groups and industries, providing professional advice and support to internal and external customers.

He kōrero mōu : What we are looking for

We want to hear from you if you are :

  • a confident and able communicator who builds trust with others
  • can demonstrate strong analytical skills and be able to transfer analysis into a professional quality report
  • able to manage having a number of tasks on the go and apply organising tools to make the best use of your time
  • have a sound understanding of the relevant legislative processes that we work under and / or an environmental management / planning background
  • Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou : What's in it for you?

    A fantastic supportive and collaborative working environment. Being the multiple award winner of the most attractive employer in the public sector (and second overall) with an average turnover beyond 10 years, we know people generally really enjoy working with us!

    We offer flexible working options, the ability to sometimes work from home or slightly adjust regular business hours as long as the work gets done.

    The chance to join a large organisation that's still growing. DOC has been undergoing a steady period of growth, we highly value the new expertise and fresh perspectives brought into the organisation.

    This is your chance to contribute to our culture of continuous improvement.

    Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory.

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