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Job Vacancy : Environment Southland : Senior Policy Planner


Environment Southland – Senior Policy Planner

Invercargill Location

Our vision here at Environment Southland is to create a thriving Southland and we are keen to find somebody who shares that goal.

We have a lifestyle that’s second to none, with easy access to beaches, rivers, lakes, ski fields, national parks and first class sports facilities. We pride ourselves on ensuring that staff’s work life balance is a priority and with affordable real estate, short commutes and a great range of schools on offer there is something for everyone!

We’re looking for a senior policy planner to be part of our team, working with communities to improve Southland’s environment.

The role will suit somebody who has a tertiary qualification and/or relevant work experience in environmental or resource management, and/or strategic transport management. This position will operate across the Policy and Planning team, working on transport and broader planning projects, so you will ideally need to have knowledge of the Land Transport Management Act, and also have a good understanding of the Resource Management Act and other legislation.

We want somebody versatile, curious and creative, with the skills to communicate across a wide range of groups. This includes all levels of Council, community partners, both locally and further afield. Project management and report writing expertise would be hugely beneficial.

If you are ready to grow your career and enjoy all that the Southland lifestyle offers, apply today.

To apply for this job go to: and enter the reference code: 4304861.

Applications close 31 August 2018