Hearings Advisor

Date: 10-Sep-2021

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

•    Opportunity for growth
•    Interest in the environment
•    Passion for helping Aucklanders



He angitūtanga: The opportunity 


This role underpins effective decision-making for Auckland Council’s hearing processes. You’ll become a specialist in hearings processes held under the Resource Management Act, the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act and other Acts. 


You will manage and coordinate hearings to provide a superior service to all stakeholders – whether they’re a Queen’s Counsel, a property developer or a lay person looking out for their community.


You will be the face of Auckland Council at the hearing.  You will manage and attend the hearing and make sure the process runs efficiently, the technology requirements are met and take minutes as well as providing professional and relevant advice to all stakeholders. 


As a Hearings Advisor, you will provide strong administration support ensuring statutory timeframes are met and all documentation is received, processed and disseminated. This permanent full-time, role is based in the CBD with hearings held across the region so some travel is required. 



He kōrero mōu: About you


You will be a self-managing team player with a high degree of initiative and the ability to balance competing demands.  A level-headed professional who can think on their feet while dealing with complex and sometimes controversial hearings. 


A customer service superstar that can problem solve, provide outstanding administrative support and have excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office.  Along with these skills you are confident when it comes to communicating and collaborating with a wide range of people.   


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 committed to environmental action and green growth to achieve our vision of becoming the world’s most liveable city. 

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.


You’ll also have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including discounted Leisure Centre membership and a range of other partnership discounts! Tono Mai: Apply Now!


If you have the required experience and passion, then we want to hear from you!
Applications close: 24 September 2021


Salary protection clause and any other relevant clause to be added based on the role:

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.