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Kapiti Coast District Council : Senior Policy Planner


Permanent, full-time

Looking for a new adventure? Motivated by helping communities work through issues that really matter? Love summers on the beach?

Your timing is perfect. The Kāpiti Coast District Council is looking for another senior policy planner to join our District Planning team.

Our team is on the home stretch of a full-plan review process, and the forward work programme is brimming with opportunities to expand your policy skills. Urban development, the challenges of climate change adaptation, and did we mention summers on the beach?

Kāpiti Coast District Council strives to improve the quality of life for all members of our community. We are a caring, dynamic and effective team so your work-life balance is important to us.

We’re interested in your knowledge and experience with the Resource Management Act, and your interpersonal, communication and project management skills. If you’re an open-minded, logical thinker with an eye for detail and an outcomes-focused approach, we’d love to receive your application!

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Judy Rennie, Executive Secretary Regulatory Services on 04 286 4893 or free phone 0800 486 486.

For further information on the role description and application documents please visit our website via

Preferred candidates will need to undergo the usual pre-employment checks. Please note you must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

Applications close 12.00pm Friday, 7 February 2020.

Please email your cover letter, CV, completed Council Application form, copy of your work visa (if applicable) and driver’s licence marked ‘Senior Policy Planner, District Planning Team, Ref 103’ to