Job Vacancy

Resource Consent Planner

Resource Consent Planner
Closing Date
11 February 2022 11:00 PM

About us

Thames-Coromandel District Council is one of the largest employers in the Coromandel. We value highly skilled, community focused people who strive to make our strategic plans come to life, who embody our core values of integrity, respect, innovation and teamwork and strive to be the best. 

Leave the traffic lights and the city hustle and bustle behind and make the move to the Coromandel Peninsula. When you choose to live and work here, you can experience what New Zealanders feel when they are on holiday, every day! World class beaches, iconic holiday destinations, great backcountry tramping, biking, diving and of course fishing. All of which is only an hour and a half from Auckland, Tauranga or Hamilton. 

About you

Are you a recent graduate looking to start your career? Are you passionate about environmental planning in a progressive environment? 

The Coromandel Peninsula’s population is booming which means an exciting period of growth for us to meet our increasing community wants and needs. We have a position available in our Development Planning team for a graduate Resource Consent Planner.  This is a permanent, full time role based in our Thames Office 

As a new graduate we want to support you develop your professional skills and provide an environment where you can grow your planning experience. You will have a great work ethic and an ability to develop and maintain sound professional relationships. You will have a good sense of humour and will thrive working in a small supportive team. 

To be successful in this role you will have: 

-          A planning degree or similar, and full membership of a professional association, or working towards it. 

-          An understanding of key Local Government legislation. 

-          Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, an ability to build sound relationships and give advice. 

-          Strong literacy and report writing skills, with high attention to detail. 

-          Great organisational and prioritising skills, a drive to get the job done. 

Why work for us?

This is an opportunity to work in a great organisation where are valued, and diversity and flexibility are promoted. Our skilled and passionate staff receive a range of benefits to support them to be their best, including:

-          Additional annual and sick leave 

-          Regular training opportunities 

-          Competitive market remuneration 

-          Relocation allowances 

-          Active social club 

-          A focus on wellbeing including eye care, access to corporate insurance discounts, access to local fitness facilities and onsite bike racks and showers.

To find out more about this great opportunity, you can check out the Job Description and apply on our recruitment site. 

Applications close 11th February 2022 at 11.00pm


People & Capability
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