Planner/Senior Planner Consents

Applications closing on 25 July 2019, 04:00 PM

Permanent | Full time/Part Time/Flexible


We are looking a consents planner, with previous experience, to join our resource consents team. The primary responsibilities will be providing advice to internal and external customers, processing a range of resource consent applications and associated resource management tasks. At the level of Senior Planner you will also be responsible for mentoring other staff members. We are a small, cohesive, high performing team, where you will be working in a collaborative environment including working alongside our planning policy team.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • A tertiary qualification in planning/resource management or related discipline.

  • At least 2 years’ practical experience in planning or resource management, with transferable skills and knowledge

  • Knowledge and experience to confidently advise staff, public and council resource management issues – at Senior Planner level;

  • Strong customer services ethic and positive interpersonal skills;

  • To be able to work independently and communicate effectively;

  • To be highly organised and good analytical skills;

We offer a competitive salary, and support for personal growth and development in a busy, friendly, and engaging working environment. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a great team who are passionate about service, and take pride in what they do. We actively welcome applicants seeking part time and/or flexible working arrangements.

All applications must include a cover letter, CV and a completed Upper Hutt City Council application form.

Applications close 4pm Thursday 25th July 2019


Please note you must have the legal right to work in New Zealand to be eligible for this role.