Senior Resource Consents Planner

Reference ID 6336

  • Join a great team
  • Contribute to city growth and sustainability
  • Fantastic lifestyle

Porirua City Council is focused on delivering outstanding services to its varied communities and to supporting the city’s growth and economic development. It is a great place to live, work and raise a family.


The Senior Resource Consents Planner is a member of a team which is responsible for processing and peer-reviewing resource consent applications and engaging with customers. Council is currently undertaking a full District Plan review, and this position will contribute to that. The role requires a customer-centric approach as well as a desire to engage in a positive and helpful manner. Porirua city is experiencing massive growth and this role will contribute to the sustainable development of the city. In addition, the Planner will provide support to the Manager and provide coaching and mentoring to less experienced staff.


You must have well-developed working knowledge of the Resource Management Act, along with proven experience of processing and managing complex consent applications. You will be appropriately tertiary qualified and enjoy providing mentoring to others. You will also be comfortable in engaging with customers, stakeholders and other senior Officers of the Council.


This is a fantastic opportunity to join a refreshed organisation that focuses on the community. You will be part of a passionate team of people who care for their community and are committed to the city’s growth and prosperity.


APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Friday, 30 August 2019