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Democracy Advisor - Hibiscus & Bays

Date: 10-Jun-2019

Location: North Shore, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Permanent opportunity
  • Work with a supportive team
  • Career Development

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Local boards are a key part of the Auckland Council governance structure and they are playing a significant role across communities with their focus on arts and culture, community services, parks and recreation, economic development, the environment, infrastructure, and place-shaping activities. The Local Board Services Department provides dedicated support to local boards. 
As a Democracy Advisor you will support and advise the local board and staff in all democratic processes.  The role supports and co-ordinates local board meetings and workshops by advising on procedures and legislative time frames. You will be responsible for creating agendas, taking minutes and managing all the resolutions from business meetings.  The role requires analysis and understanding of the wide-ranging content of the local boards' work programme, covering the wide spectrum of Auckland Council activities.

He kōrero mōu: About you

We are looking for a self-motivated individual with a high degree of initiative and the ability to balance competing demands.  You will need to have excellent processing, writing, and planning skills with excellent attention to detail.   You will need to be a clear communicator that can collaborate with a wide range of people and an IT savvy professional who can manage/learn at a fast pace.  Previous governance experience a bonus.+

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

n amazing insight into all aspects of council operations in the local community and will enable you to extend your knowledge of democracy in action. This is your opportunity to be part of a supportive team assist Auckland Council to achieve our vision for Auckland to be a world-class city.
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Applications close 21st June 

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.