Share this Job

Planning Information Advisor

Date: 17-Feb-2021

Location: West Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


  • Are you a Planning graduate looking for a foot in the door?
  • Gain invaluable, transferable experience in Auckland Planning
  • Permanent Full-time opportunity based in Orewa or Henderson



He angitūtanga: The opportunity


We are seeking Planning Information Advisors to join our Resource Consents team. In this role, you'll be at the front-line of resource consents, providing accurate, technical information in response to customer queries and complaints. In this varied role where every query is unique, you'll utilise your proven customer service experience and acquired resource management expertise to become a key liaison point, whilst also building networks within Auckland Council. This is the perfect role for a Planning graduate who is looking to begin their Planning career within a supportive and well-respected organisation.


He kōrero mōu: About you


You’ll hold a tertiary qualification in Planning, Geography or Resource Management (or similar). Ideally, you'll have previous work experience in planning, customer service or in a contact centre. You'll be proactive, with strong administration and organisational skills, and will enjoy the satisfaction that comes with taking ownership of your role. Your customers will be members of the public as well as business owners, so you'll need to be an excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


When you join Auckland Council, you’ll gain exposure to a wide variety of work, excellent on-the-job training, and be working within a collaborative team who value work-life balance and encourage career development.  In this position, you’ll gain an excellent foundation in technical planning practices, as well as relevant working knowledge of the operative District and Regional Planning provisions and the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan. 


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


Applications close on 10th 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.