Planner/Senior Planner Consents

Applications closing on 28 November 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.

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