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Date: 18-Feb-2021

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

•    Permanent Full-time opportunity based in Central Auckland
•    Work on a diverse range of some of the highest-profiled projects in NZ
•    Excellent range of development and training options offered 



He angitūtanga: The opportunity


We are on the hunt for talented Planner to join our expanding Resource Consents Department. This role will develop your planning skills as you work on a variety of projects including comprehensive residential and commercial development in growth areas. You will learn about the wider aspects of the consenting business in the rapidly growing Central Auckland area and provide professional written and verbal advice to our customers ensuring applicants and affected parties are aware of their rights and responsibilities. 


He kōrero mōu: About you


You have a tertiary qualification in urban planning, resource management or in an associated discipline recognised by NZPI. You might have recently launched your career in planning, or you might have 1-3 years’ planning experience under your belt and be ready for a new challenge. You’ll be a strong written and spoken communicator, with exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills. You’ll also have the ability to problem solve whilst making robust and timely decisions.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


There are endless opportunities to develop your career in planning across the Council group; this position will expose you to a range of specialisations and potential job trajectories. Our Resource consents department processes more than 17,000 consents annually and facilitates a wide range of development projects, from major subdivisions and nationally significant infrastructure projects to houses, apartment buildings and shopping centres. The opportunities are diverse like no other planning job.


We offer flexible working arrangements and a competitive salary. As a Council employee, you’ll gain access to a vast range of benefits and discounts, including discounted insurance, gym membership and more.

You’ll be joining a team of dedicated and respected experts working collaboratively across the region to contribute to Auckland’s growth and development. We are committed to diversity, and have a culture built on trust and valuing individual as well as collective contributions.


If you’re passionate about building a brighter future for Auckland like we are, then apply today!


Applications close on 14th March 2021. However, please note that we will review applications as they are received – so apply now to avoid disappointment.


For more information about this opportunity, please contact Marshal Nazareth at marshal.nazareth@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz 

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.