Are you a visionary with the desire to enhance your community's sense of place?
In this exciting new role within a realigned team, you will have the opportunity to exercise fresh thinking and cutting-edge initiatives.
Whakatāne District Council is seeking a planner with the skills and enthusiasm to develop the District's open spaces and properties through quality placemaking approaches.
Working within the Places and Open Spaces team, you will develop, maintain, and continuously review key strategies and policies relating to Council's public open space areas and properties.
You will build collaborative and enduring relationships with key stakeholders and user groups to ensure that Councillors, Community Boards, iwi, and our diverse communities are appropriately engaged in developing open spaces and addressing issues.
This is a great opportunity to stamp your mark on the world, starting with Whakatāne - New Zealand's sunshine capital.
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Working for the Whakatāne District Council means being part of a motivated, professional and customer-focused team in one of New Zealand's sunniest locations.
You will be working with enthusiastic and talented people who like to have fun and make a difference to the community we serve.