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Principal Adviser Regulatory Services

We are looking for an exceptional person to fill a new senior role created to support our Group Manager Regulatory Services.

Our Council has identified three key drivers for change in the management and delivery of regulatory services including:

  • being open for business,
  • continuous improvement, and
  • building and maintaining the capability to respond to changes in the

         legislative environment.

 Our Principal Adviser will play a key role in building on our progress in these areas.  They will be a superb individual who has worked in local or central government and has strong proven experience in a policy or regulatory environment. The role requires someone who is sharp-minded, demonstrates clear thinking, has excellent influencing, communication and relationship management skills.  They should be adept at problem-solving, delivering on projects and managing risks.

Working for the Kāpiti Coast District Council means being part of a caring, dynamic and effective team who work together to make a positive difference in the community we serve.  If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and you’d like to be part of our team, contact us now. 

This role will be for a fixed term of two years which will enable us to review the viability for this type of role going forward.

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Natasha Tod on 04 296 4896

Applicants will need to undergo the usual pre-employment checks, including drug and alcohol screening and police, criminal history and credit checks.  Please note you must be eligible to work in New Zealand.


Applications close 12.00 noon, Monday 15 October 2018.  Please email your cover letter, CV, completed Council Application, copy of your work visa (if applicable) and Drivers Licence marked “Principal Adviser Regulatory Services, Ref 032” to

For further information about the role please refer to the job description, here.



Kapiti Coast District Council Application form:

Application for Employment (WORD)

 Application for Employment (PDF)

* This document must accompany every application submitted