Resource Advisor

Posted on 21-Sep-2022  
Application Close Date: 05-Oct-2022
Job Details
Environmental Regulation (Consents, Compliance, Investigation)
Position Type:
Fixed Term - Full Time
Job Reference:
Note clip20220921 JD Resource Advisor.pdf (PDF, 259KB)
Job Description

Application Fact Sheet.pdf (PDF, 252KB)

  • Development opportunity
  • Meaningful, complex, and varied work portfolio
  • Working in a collaborative environment

We are looking for a highly motivated person to join our Wellington based team for approximately four months from October 2022 to February 2023. The start date for this job is flexible and would suit either someone still studying or a recent graduate. 

About the role:

We have a friendly supportive culture with people who are passionate about doing great work for our extraordinary region.

You will be part of a team who manage a variety of consenting work with plenty of opportunities across the entire resource consent process, from providing pre-application advice right through to compliance and enforcement.

Skills and experience required:

  • A relevant planning, geography, or science qualification (or be studying towards one of these)
  • Knowledge of the RMA would also be desirable but not essential for this role
  • Desire to learn new skills, with common sense and a can-do attitude
  • An attention to detail and great communication and customer service skills

About Greater Wellington:

Every day we put all our energy into protecting and enhancing our region. We carefully balance sustainability with economic growth and protection with expansion.

We're a growing and diverse region, and it's our role to protect our environment while also meeting the cultural, social and economic needs of our communities. We're specifically responsible for environment management, flood protection and land management, provision of regional parks, public transport planning and funding, and metropolitan water supply.

It's about dealing with today and planning for the future, especially with the challenges of climate change.

What we offer:

We're all about growing our people through professional development and experience across everything the council does, and we provide a range of benefits that help our staff balance their own lifestyle and work commitments: -

  • Flexible working
  • Excellent culture/work-life balance
  • Subsidised social clubs
  • Modern, new offices
  • This role is located in our modern, new Cuba mall office in central Wellington.

How to apply

Click on the “Apply” link to view the job description and to apply for the role with a cover letter and CV. 

For further information please contact Jude Chittock, Team Leader, Environmental Regulation on 021 195 5689. 

Applications close: Wednesday, 5 October 2022 

All applicants will be required to provide proof of their eligibility to work in New Zealand.