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Earthworks Senior Compliance Monitoring Officer

Date: 01-Aug-2019

Location: Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Protect the environment and contribute towards a world class Auckland!
  • A role where you can make a real impact! 
  • Multiple Senior Positions Available
  • Positions based across Auckland

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Are you passionate about protecting the Environment? Build your career and contribute to Auckland’s environmental sustainability!!


We have several Senior opportunities available based within our Compliance Monitoring Team that forms part of our Licensing and Compliance department. Our team is responsible for monitoring Resource Consents for construction and infrastructure projects to ensure compliance.


These roles will have a specialist focus on Earthworks and Streamworks where you will monitor activities to prevent impacts of soil erosion, sediment and dust from earthworks that can potentially pollute streams, lakes and harbours, and pose risks to freshwater and marine vegetation and animals. 


In amongst all the action, your time will predominantly be spent on site to determine any potential areas of non-compliance and assess the impacts of these against statutory requirements with a focus of effects on the environment and the community. You will be responsible for undertaking any necessary enforcement action and providing advice and education to Resource consent holders and helping our customers to understand and comply with their consent conditions. 

He kōrero mōu: About you

Your resume will demonstrate previous experience in planning or environmental compliance, or perhaps you possess experience in resource consents or consent compliance. Sound knowledge of the Resource Management Act and related legislation would be ideal. You may also possess a technical qualification in science, environmental or resource management. 


With Earthworks as the specialist focus of these roles, experience in earthworks compliance will be key to ensuring that we prevent sediment discharge and protect our environment.  

Excellent investigation and problem-solving abilities coupled with sound communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills will be required. Strong conflict resolution and negotiation skills will also be important in ensuring quality environmental outcomes are achieved for Auckland. 

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 nearly 1.5 million people. We are dedicated to making Auckland the best place in the world to work, study, invest and enjoy an outstanding quality of life. 

Applications close Monday 19th August 2019

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.