Sustainable Design Adviser

New Plymouth District Council

  • Full Time
  • Taranaki

Do you want to produce sustainable change within the New Plymouth district?

Do you want to create a more sustainable community?

Do you want to support a healthier district?

As NPDC's Sustainable Design Adviser you will provide sustainable design support for the community, businesses and stakeholders. Your work will promote the Sustainable Homes Design Advisory Service and will incorporate aspects of the Climate Change Action Framework to deliver on Council's commitment to creating a sustainable and a more resilient district.

You will be a pragmatic, solution-orientated person who enjoys working in a collaborative team environment and can inspire others to think and act differently.

To be successful in this position you will have a tertiary qualification in building science, construction, architectural design or a sustainability-related discipline, along with:

  • an ability to see the big picture and think strategically, including the development, implementation, and integration of Council strategies, plans and policies
  • excellent relationship and interpersonal skills
  • stakeholder management experience across government, community, education and industry sectors
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills.

New Plymouth District Council plays a key role in supporting community well-being, the economy, the environment and the overall quality of life in the New Plymouth District. Our Council vision is to build a sustainable lifestyle capital, and being part of our team means you will help make our district a better place to live and to work. At New Plymouth District Council, we embrace diversity and have a culture that is built on trust and respect. We offer flexible working and you get to work with a team of dedicated experts who share a passion for making a difference.

We aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. You can expect to start in this role between $62,214 - $67,743. We have put together an integrated Total Rewards Framework that spans Wellbeing, Development, Benefits, Culture and Recognition. The NPDC Total Rewards Framework provides a diverse range of opportunities and benefits for our staff.

Applications close on Thursday, 3 December 2020.

Apply here


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