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Resource Management Planner Vacancy

A unique opportunity

January 28, 2020

Resource Management Planner – a unique opportunity

Do you want an opportunity as the sole resource consent planner to diversify your experience? Rangitīkei District is the place to achieve that. A Resource Management Planner position has become available within the Environmental and Regulatory Team. This position is based in Marton. We are open to considering flexible hour preferences, including working from home.

We are looking for the Resource Management Planner to provide efficient and effective administration and implementation of Council's statutory obligations under the Resource Management Act, Local Government Act, Reserves Act and other standards relevant to planning and resource management. Rangitīkei is experiencing growth, particularly in residential and industrial developments, and you will be instrumental in facilitating this through your thorough understanding of the District Plan and your positive approach to issues. The Council wishes to take a more proactive stance in monitoring consents and you will be expected to develop and manage this function.

What you will bring to the position:

  • Sound understanding of strategic thinking and demonstrated application to practical solutions
  • Sound understanding of the local government legislative framework
  • Strong networking and consultative approach allowing development and maintenance of strong working relationships
  • Tertiary level Planning Qualification or other relevant discipline
  • 2 years + experience resource planning in either Local Government or other relevant organisation

This position will mentor the Resource Consent Technician and provide substantial input into Council-initiated changes to the District Plan.

Please see Council’s Current Vacancies for a copy of the Job description and to apply online. The closing date for this role is 5.00 pm on 12 February 2020

Rangitīkei District Council’s vision is for the Rangitīkei to be A Thriving District – a place that we are all proud to call home. To make sure the District is the best home it can be, Council will ensure the costs of our core services are affordable and provide value for money, while considering ways to make projects environmentally sustainable. We are a small, flexible organisation and as staff we focus on “Working together for a better Rangitīkei” - it’s what we’re here for.

For any enquiries about this role please contact Johan Cullis, Environmental and Regulatory Services Team Leader on 06 327 0099 or

The Rangitīkei District Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.