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RMA Monitoring and Plan Effectiveness Officer

Permanent - Full-time

Invercargill, New Zealand

Reference: 5473832

It's an exciting time to be in Invercargill and a privilege to work in this region.

You can enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and endless recreational activities that Invercargill has to offer with Central Otago, Fiordland and the Catlins on our doorstep. As New Zealand's southernmost city we proudly encourage a good work-life balance and with direct flights Auckland, Christchurch, and Wellington are also within easy reach.

Council are working to enhance our city and preserve its character while embracing innovation and change. With more people choosing the great southern lifestyle on offer, the city is growing and the CBD is undergoing the biggest redevelopment it has seen in decades.

The Council itself is growing too, and we are committed to supporting people to grow their careers, while enjoying a healthy work-life balance.

As the Invercargill City Council RMA Monitoring and Plan Effectiveness Officer you will enjoy undertaking investigations out in the field and assessing those findings against the District Plan, Resource Management Act and resource consent conditions.

You will be part of a small and busy team working alongside our consents and policy planners getting involved in projects, big and small.

You will have the ability to engage with the public and property owners being able to utilise your skills to encourage compliance, while ensuring that evidence that is collected on unresolved issues is accurate and robust, resulting in a successful enforcement outcome.

You will also have a solutions-focussed mind-set, being able to identify potential improvements to our practices and policies.

If you are looking for an opportunity where you will not only contribute positively to our environment and to our region but also make a real-life difference to the community, then apply today!

At Invercargill City Council we pride ourselves on our values - positivity, respect, responsibility and above and beyond. Finding the right fit for our team is really important to us and we work hard to provide an environment reflective of these values.

For more information on this exciting opportunity please see the full job description or contact the Invercargill City Council on 03 211 1777.

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With the current border and quarantine restrictions in place, successful applicants must be legally entitled to live and work in New Zealand. While all applications will be reviewed, first priority will be given to those applicants who are currently residing in New Zealand.

Applications Close: 17 May 2021