Are you an experienced Strategy and Policy planner ready to take the next step in your career? Apply now to join our capable team!Located to the south of Christchurch, the Selwyn District is the second fastest growing community in New Zealand. We have a fantastic quality of life, great communities and thriving businesses. It is a great place to live, work and play. The Selwyn District Council works actively with our residents to maintain and enhance these enduring qualities, and to plan for our promising future.In this varied and challenging role you will be involved in the development of the 2nd Generation Selwyn District Plan, as well as contributing to the development of strategic growth management tools such as Council policy and protocols, Asset planning and the LTP.The successful candidate will have a relevant tertiary qualification in Planning, Resource Management or a related discipline which is recognised by the NZPI. Experience in a Planning role either in local government or the private sector is preferred.You will be self-motivated with the ability to relay information clearly and concisely, demonstrating a good understanding and knowledge base of the Resource Management Act and related legislation along with possessing strong interpersonal skills, allowing you to building relationships and provide positive outcomes for the Council, key stakeholders and the wider community.If you consider yourself someone with the above experience and skill set who is also well organised, flexible and professional, as well as demonstrating the ability to work effectively as part of a team then we want to hear from you!
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced and qualified Environmental Health Officer who is passionate about the work they do to join our Environmental Health Team.The work is interesting and varied and every day is different.You will need to have excellent communication and customer service skills, an ability to interpret and understand relevant legislation are essential, along with a thorough understanding of the role and duties of an Environmental Health Officer in a local authority. The successful applicant will be experienced in good working practices including timelines, work planning and teamwork.If this sounds like you - we want to hear from you.
Reporting to the Manager Infrastructure Services - Delivery, this newly created, key position will manage all types of infrastructure projects for the Council, with a primary focus on Roading. You will ensure the levels of service are exceeded and the existing solid relationships with our Contractors are enhanced. This is a significant role so has a high degree of focus and visibility.This role is more than simply managing projects. You will work with a variety of teams, communities and long term plans to transform ideas and strategic objects into reality. Establishing well-constructed accurate plans for the next 3 years, it will provide a clear pathway for our communities to see their expectation and desires becoming realYou will possess excellent communication skills, have an innovative approach to new methods of working, be able to succinctly and clearly document working procedures in preparation of handover to operations and work well with contractors and a range of stakeholders.A roading or civil engineering qualification and successful experience in project management is a must. An understanding of asset and contract management principles will also be highly regarded.The Hurunui is a large, rural district comprising of small townships and settlements and a widespread network of roads utility infrastructure, property and reserves. The Council's long term plan signals significant spending on infrastructure in the coming years. The district's roading network comprises approximately 1,500 kilometres of local roads.The position is based in our Amberley office, 35 minutes north of Christchurch and the entrance to the Waipara wine growing region and our award winning Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa. No parking or traffic hassles, scenic vistas in abundance, flexible employment conditions and friendly, family oriented staff to share your work life.
A newly created key role in the Infrastructure Service Delivery team, that will be the driving force behind taking us to the ‘next level' as we look to improve our management and delivery of services Through detailed analysis, this role will define and measure network attributes, searching for poor performing areas and/or improvement opportunities. This role will establish real-time network monitoring and continue work already started towards automating a Preventative Maintenance management system and once established, maintain it.You will possess excellent communication skills, have an innovative approach to new methods of working, be able to succinctly and clearly document working procedures and work well with contractors and a range of stakeholders. An understanding of asset and project management principles will also be highly regarded.This position will report to the 3 Waters Maintenance Engineer [Infrastructure Services - Delivery] and will involve time in the field carrying out instrumentation calibration and assessment.The Hurunui is a large, rural district comprising of small townships and settlements and a widespread network of roads and utility infrastructure. The Council's long term plan signals significant spending on infrastructure in the coming years including, circa. $18 million to comply with NZ Drinking Water Standards. Water is supplied through 13 water schemes (7 rural and 6 township) and sewerage through 7 schemes. The district's roading network comprises approximately 1,500 kilometres of local roads (more than half are unsealed).The position is based in our Amberley office, 35 minutes north of Christchurch and the entrance to the Waipara wine growing region and our award winning Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa. No parking or traffic hassles, scenic vistas in abundance, flexible employment conditions and friendly, family oriented staff to share your work life.
The Waimakariri District Council currently operates high quality Aquatic Facilities in the North Canterbury region including Dudley Park Aquatic Centre, Kaiapoi Aquatic Centre and Oxford Community Aquatic Centre, enabling the Council to offer industry leading aquatic programmes and recreational opportunities.The Councils' Aquatic Facilities are committed to providing a high level of customer experience to a wide range of users, and ensuring that each facility is being utilised to its full potential providing the highest value possible to our communities.To assist with this, the Council is currently seeking applications for an Aquatic Facilities Administrator.This position is responsible for the coordination of the WaiSwim Schools Programme bookings and rosters across all sites including school pools in the summer months. They are also required to provide administrative support at each of the Aquatic Facilities.We are looking for a person who has excellent time management skills including planning and prioritising workloads, and capable of leading a team to deliver high standard results. This person will also be required to have relevant experience in the recreation and/or leadership field of 2-3 years. It is also desirable that you hold a swim teaching certificate or similar.This role works closely and with the Aquatic Facilities Coordinators and Managers, reporting directly to the Dudley Park Aquatic Centre Manager.This role is a permanent full time position.For more information please contact Tina Brough at Dudley Park Aquatic Centre 0800 965 468 or visit our website http://waimakariridc.recruitmenthub.co.nz/Vacancies/The Council is an equal opportunities employer.
Our wonderful district is growing as more and more people recognize the benefit of making this fabulous lifestyle destination their home. This increase in demand is keeping our accredited Building Control Team busy and with no end in sight we need more Building Control Officers to join us in supporting this exciting period of growth in our district.If you have experience or a strong interest in working within a building controls environment preferably within a local authority and are keen to work in this busy, diverse and professional team then this could be a perfect opportunity for you. With strong development in our district, a supportive and positive working environment and an organisation which values it's customers and it's people there has never been a better time to make the move to Whangarei and join our team.Candidates should be qualified in (or working towards) a relevant course of tertiary study for Building Control Officers. Candidates not yet on an approved study pathway may still be considered if they are able to demonstrate the ability and strong motivation to attain a tertiary level qualification while working. All candidates should also be able to demonstrate a high level of competence in the use of technology and be able to adapt to new technology quickly.In addition applicants will be required to demonstrate excellent communication skills, the ability to relate well to others and understand customer needs and have a desire to be part of a progressive, hardworking and fun team.Whangarei is a district on the rise. It is Northland's only city and largest commercial centre. Nestled between the forest clad hills at the heart of the beautiful Whangarei Harbour, nowhere in the district is more than 40 kilometres away from our spectacular coastline and commuting to WDC's CBD location is a breeze.At Whangarei District Council we take our reputation as a lifestyle destination seriously and consider a range of flexible working and work/life balance options for those that want to work in a professional and progressive environment while still having the time to take advantage of everything our district has to offer.With median house prices currently at around $430,000, reputable schools, an outstanding natural environment and great, constantly developing facilities there's a lot that'll make you 'Love it Here!'If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Human Resources team on: (09) 430 4200 or 0800 932 463.
Want to be involved in some interesting and one of a kind projects? Are you ready for a change in lifestyle? Are you interested in both resource consent and policy planning? We are currently on the search for a Resource Management Planner (Consents) and a Policy Planner. We have a young, vibrant team and are looking for two more to come and join our motivated, fresh-thinking office.Whanganui District is known for its built history, natural environment and having the first river in New Zealand to be identified as a legal entity. Whanganui is a vibrant District, with a mix of urban and rural issues, which will offer variety in your everyday work. Whanganui is small enough to be intimate, yet sizeable and progressive enough to give you a wide variety of services. One of the most satisfying things about working with us is being in touch with the wider community and have an influence on the area you live in.As the successful applicant you will be part of an enthusiastic and energised planning service. You will need to be committed to providing excellent service with quality results through all stages of the consent process and providing advice on planning matters.We're focused on progress and leading the way in our district, so it makes sense to extend that toward the ambitions and career goals of the people we employ. Our salary packages are more competitive than ever before for the right applicant. Combine this with living in one of New Zealand's most affordable cities and you'll secure an unrivaled lifestyle.No matter of your level of experience, if you are keen to get involved in the planning for one of the most interesting and dynamic communities in New Zealand, then you need to contact Hamish Lampp, Principal Planner for a chat - give him a call now on 06 349 3022 or email@example.comYou can also visit our website www.whanganui.govt.nz for more information and to submit your expression of interest and CV for these roles.
Napier has long been considered the architectural jewel in Hawke's Bay's crown, but in 2017, it is also thriving as the cultural, artistic, transport and technology hub of the region.Napier City Council is one of Napier's biggest and most desirable employers - we value excellence, integrity, sustainability and outstanding customer and community service.Reporting to the Team Leader Design and as a key member of the Infrastructure Directorate you will be responsible for:Providing technical advice on infrastructure designs to appropriate standards and ensuring three waters/roading and other infrastructure designs meet appropriate industry standards;Managing and undertaking verification of designs and drawings to ensure they are consistent with required design standards and that they deliver the design intent;Building and maintaining strong relationships with key external and internal stakeholders involved in the development of design and draughting plans;Contributing to the ongoing development of a high performing and competent team.To be considered for this role, you will need to demonstrate:A tertiary qualification in engineering (Civil);Relevant engineering, design, and engineering review experience in three waters, roading, and other city infrastructure assets at a high technical level;Previous experience training/mentoring design team members in areas of best practice; further developing the idea of what best practice or 'good' looks like and how to apply itKnowledge of local authority infrastructure engineering, design and life cycle management principles and practices.This role will appeal to an experienced Engineer who wants to progress their career into a leadership role with a council that is building a culture of excellence, accountability and collaboration.
Our community loves to swim and as a result we are seeking to employ motivated, energetic and enthusiastic instructors to join our supportive and knowledgeable Learn to Swim Team.Currently we have vacancies to work with children of school and preschool age across a range of weekday and weekend shifts during term time.Weekday morning classes run between 8:15am and 11:30am and weekend morning classes are between 8:15am and 12:30pm. Afternoon classes for all ages are run between 3:15pm and 6:00pm (note there are no afternoon classes on weekends).Having a qualification and experience in swim teaching along with a current first aid certificate is desirable, however training is available for the right candidate and we will support you in gaining a nationally recognised qualification.To be successful in this you will be comfortable working with preschoolers or school-aged children, committed to working positively within a team and value the importance of fantastic customer service. You will also have excellent problem-solving and communication skills.If you are keen to join a fun team in a rewarding role that helps educate children in our community then apply now!We value the safety of our young people and all pool users, therefore all appointments are subject to a satisfactory police check.
Are you interested in our community?Do you want the opportunity to make a difference in Civil Defence situations?Are you a 24/7 type of person?South Waikato District Council have an exciting position available to ensure our responsibilities are met under the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002.Emergency ManagerThis role reports to the Regulatory Group Manager and is an opportunity for the successful applicant to have an impact for the South Waikato in terms of our Civil Defence Emergency systems and plans.You will be responsible for the incident management systems and plans; emergency preparedness; education of the community and recovery.Strong interpersonal skills, management planning, organisational and leadership skills are essential. Experience in emergency management and a thorough knowledge of procedure and processes are also required.If you are wanting a change for 2018 and have the skills and experience - we want to hear from you.