Senior/Intermediate Regional Compliance and Monitoring Officer

Gisborne district Council

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Gisborne

Gisborne District Council is working together with our communities to make our aspirations happen. Tairāwhiti is the first place to see the light and we’re working to transform our region to be the first choice for people and lifestyle, the first place for environment, economy and culture.

We are currently seeking an experienced intermediate or senior level Regional Compliance and Monitoring Officer to join our Monitoring and Compliance team. The purpose of this role is to monitor and enforce compliance with environmental regulations and conditions as set out under the Resource Management Act 1991 and in accordance with Council operating procedures. This role is responsible for implementing Regional plans, working to raise public awareness of Council’s roles and responsibilities, providing specialist advice to the public and consent holders. This includes assisting with ensuring that the processes and procedures are followed and up to date with changing legislation, planning documents and best practice.

Ultimately we are about delivering on our vision of Piritahi Tairāwhiti – making our people proud.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • An appropriate tertiary degree in Science, Law, Resource Management, Agriculture or Forestry.
  • A full driver’s licence.
  • Sound knowledge of the Resource Management Act 1991 and compliance procedures.
  • Time and project management skills.
  • Strong interpretative, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • A basic knowledge of working with tangata whenua or at least a willingness to learn.

If this sounds like you, please click and apply now! For further information or a confidential conversation please contact Kate Sykes.  

Applications close: 10am, Friday 2 October 2020.


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