Senior Built Heritage

Date: 28-Apr-2022

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Permanent, full-time role
  • Based in Auckland CBD (with some service delivery across the region)
  • Work to secure good outcomes for Auckland’s built heritage


He angitūtanga: The opportunity


This is an exciting and challenging career opportunity to join Auckland Council's Built Heritage Implementation team, who are responsible for implementing the operational heritage programmes for the Auckland region and providing specialist heritage advice during the resource consent process. The team is passionate about heritage and ensuring that their work makes a significant difference to the protection, conservation and enhancement of heritage places within the region.


This role is responsible for providing specialist built heritage expertise and leadership in the implementation of Auckland’s historic heritage rules.  You will be reviewing and processing resource consent applications for heritage buildings and work as a key liaison between the Resource Consents department and the heritage unit to provide heritage consenting advice to internal and external clients. You will also be mentoring other heritage specialists, and leading by example to deliver outstanding heritage advice.


He kōrero mōu: About you


Naturally, along with a passion for built heritage, you will have strong experience from architecture, consenting and planning implementation, or heritage positions. You will be familiar with district & regional planning processes and will be familiar with best-practice heritage concepts and adaptive re-use. You will have experience with tikanga Māori and a good understanding of Te Ao Māori.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


This is your opportunity to work in a stimulating environment and be part of a passionate team committed to built heritage in Auckland. There’s a lot of ongoing professional development, and connections to the various parts of the Auckland Council, as well as an emphasis on workplace wellbeing and flexible working opportunities.


Applications close 15th May 2022

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.


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