Environment Regulation - Technical Support

Posted on 14-Sep-2018  
Application Close Date: 28-Sep-2018
Job Details
Environmental Regulation (Consents, Compliance, Investigation)
Position Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Job Reference:


  • Working together for the greater good of our stunning region
  • Supporting the department in our core work - RMA consenting
  • Providing excellent customer service

We are looking for a motivated and systematic person to join our team, leading the excellent experience we provide to our customers through the Environment Helpline and the ‘notifications@gw' mailbox, and support the department in keeping the consenting database (Ozone) up to date.

You will be part of a team who manage a variety of RMA consenting work – providing you plenty of opportunities to learn about the entire resource consent process, from pre- application advice right through to compliance and enforcement. You will also work with the Customer Contact Centre, Records and Administration teams in supporting the flow of information and documents through GWRC.

As an engaging and articulate communicator, you will be adept at balancing the interests of a wide range of customers and stakeholders to respond to their enquiries and get assistance with resolving issues.  Naturally, you will be a skilled database user, a filing-fanatic, and GIS experience would be an advantage. 


To succeed in this role you will have:

  • An interest in the RMA and planning disciplines
  • experience working with councils, central government, private practice/consulting firms, community groups, iwi or volunteers
  • a collaborative working style
  • excellent interpersonal, engagement and relationship-management skills
  • the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently, to prioritise competing commitments and proactively manage customer expectations
  • a proven track record of successfully delivering to customers.

Personal attributes include resilience, flexibility, and the ability to work with ambiguity.


How to apply

To apply for this position please view the job description and apply via the link below.

For further information please contact Stephen Thawley, Team Leader, Environmental Regulation on 06 826 1584 or Lea Pannu, Talent Acquisition Advisor on 04 830 4013.


Applications close: 28 September 2018