Senior Planner

Date: 28 Aug 2023

Location: Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council





He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Are you looking for a change of direction, quality training and career opportunities, a collaborative workplace where you can make a difference? Our Resource Consents department are seeking motivated, and enthusiastic Senior Planners:


  • Resource consent processing (Unit teams).


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He kōrero mōu: About you


You will bring with you anywhere from five or more years of planning experience, and a tertiary qualification in planning or similar preferably acknowledged by NZPI. With a strong working knowledge of the Resource Management Act 1991 and an awareness of the coming legislative changes, you will have a high level of customer service and collaboration skills with excellent case management, written and verbal communication. Most of all, you will have a desire to be part of Local Government where you can make a difference and help us to obtain good environmental outcomes!


You will also need to hold a full, clean New Zealand driver’s licence to drive our Council vehicles. 


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


Auckland Council is one of the largest local authorities in the South Pacific providing essential services and facilities to more than 1.5 million people. We are progressive socially, culturally and environmentally while we work towards creating change having an impact on our journey to becoming a world-class city for our ratepayers and residents.


Auckland Council’s size is one of our biggest advantages. Variety, opportunities and a fantastic training sets us apart from private practice. Variety, opportunities and a fantastic training sets us apart from private practice. In return for your hard work, you can expect a flexible and supportive work environment.


Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini My success is not mine alone, but the success of many.


We are committed to diversity, and have a culture built on trust and valuing individual as well as collective contributions. We have part-time and full-time Senior Planner positions (40 hours per week, Monday to Friday inclusive) available in Auckland Central, Manukau City Centre, and Albany hubs.


Salary range will be $97,400 to $126,060 (depending on experience)


Applications close on Wednesday 27 September 2023 at 11.59am. 

However, please note that early applications are encouraged – Tono Mai: Apply Now!


Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE), and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.