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Senior Planning Adviser

  • Regional Policy Planning
  • Making a positive difference
  • Full time, permanent role

 

We are seeking an experienced Senior Planning Adviser to join the Planning team to work across a range of resource management topics including: air quality, iwi, biodiversity, hazards, coastal and freshwater. With professional guidance and support from a new Manager, the team are making positive progress towards implementing a fully integrated second generation plan for Nelson.

 

Key focus areas for this role include leading the coastal hazards portfolio and engaging in the development of our climate change response.

 

You will have regional policy planning experience working with the Resource Management Act.  Your experience will complement your written and verbal communication skills and ability to work autonomously.  You will actively engage with the Nelson community and present clear information and feedback to Council.

 

If you would like to see the direct impact of your work and you meet the competencies below, this could be the role for you!  Please clearly articulate in your cover letter how your experience is directly related to the competencies required for this role:

  • Broad experience in policy analysis, resource management and plan writing
  • Demonstrates a customer focussed approach towards public consultation and successfully applied public engagement methodologies
  • Sound understanding of planning/resource management frameworks and practice in New Zealand
  • Successfully coached others to grow their Planning expertise
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills
  • Personal prioritisation and time management skills
  • Project management experience
  • Hold a minimum of an undergraduate degree in a related field (e.g. resource management, planning)

 

In return, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, generous leave provisions, some flexibility to work fom home and ongoing professional development in an inclusive and supportive work environment.

 

 

"Working together to make Nelson an even better place"

 

Nelson City Council is an organisation filled with supportive people who enjoy all that this beautiful city has to offer. We have amazing weather and a diverse natural environment to play in.   It’s a great place for all ages!

 

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Applications close: Midnight Tuesday 2 June 2020

 

For more information about the role itself please contact:  Maxine Day, Manager Environmental Planning, maxine.day@ncc.govt.nz