Planning Technical Support Officer – Ref:179
Full Time - Permanent
About the role
The Kāpiti Coast District Council is looking for a well organised person wanting to move into the planning field or a graduate wanting to kick start their career in a growing and dynamic district. The Planning Technical Support Officer role contributes to the processing of resource consents approvals, LIM’s, district planning checks, hearings, pre-application and business start-up meetings and associated financial processes. This role sits within a knowledgeable and innovative team, which offers the opportunity to work within a friendly and supportive environment providing you with on-the-job training to gain the skills you require to complete a diverse range of resource management tasks and projects.
With increasing population and financial growth, major expressway roading projects completed, and a diverse and dynamic coastal environment, now is a great time to be involved in the planning field within our region. We have a focus on improving our practices so we are after someone who takes pride in their work, has a good eye for detail, strong work ethic and a enjoys continuous improvement.
Skills and Experience
- A relevant tertiary qualification is desirable.
- Demonstrated project management skills.
- Excellent computer skills with the ability and confidence learning other applications.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated proactive and collaborative approach.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Experience in administration and financial management.
- Demonstrated commitment to customer service and the ability to work with a wide range of people within and outside the organisation
Please find the Role Description on here [PDF 192 KB].
Beautiful beaches and a short journey to or from Wellington makes the Kāpiti Coast a great place to live and work. Working for the Kāpiti Coast District Council means being part of a caring, dynamic and effective customer-focused team who makes a positive difference in the community we serve.
Enquiries about this position should be directed to Yolanda Morgan, Resource Consents Team Leader [email protected] or phone 0800 486 486
How to apply
The preferred candidate will be required to undergo the usual pre-employment checks, including drug and alcohol screening, criminal history, and credit checks. Please note you must be eligible to work in New Zealand.
Please email with the subject line “Planning Technical Support Officer - Ref:179” your cover letter, CV, completed Council Application form, copy of your work visa (if applicable), COVID-19 vaccination pass and Drivers Licence to [email protected].
Closing 12.00 noon, Monday 30 May 2022.