Buller District Council

Job Vacancies

Buller is nestled at the top of the West Coast spanning the coastline from Karamea in the north to Punakaiki at the southern most end. The area of Buller goes inland as far as the top of the Lewis Pass, Maruia and Ikamatua.

The Buller District Council strives to be responsive to different needs and values and works with employees to maximise their potential.

The Council is committed to continually improving its recruitment and selection processes to ensure that quality decisions are made which help the Council meet its objectives.

Buller District Council currently has two job vacancies:

  • Policy Advisor, Part Time, Permanent Position
  • Planning Team Leader, Full Time, Permanent Position

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Policy Advisor

Part time (20 hours per week), permanent position

Buller District Council are seeking an enthusiastic, self-driven, team focused person to join their Community Services team in the role of Policy Advisor.

We are really excited about the future of the Buller District, if you have the expertise and can-do attitude to help us provide the best possible service to our community we’d love to talk to you!

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Provide strategic policy advice, guidance and delivery
  • Carry out policy development and reviews
  • Coordinate Council’s policy responses

Skills and Experience

You will have a degree in policy, law, planning or a related field, along with:

  • Excellent communication skills, an ability to communicate with a wide range of people and to present
    technical information in a user-friendly way
  • Commitment to a strong and consistent customer service philosophy
  • Most importantly, you would love to be part of a team of professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in our community

Benefits include a competitive salary, professional memberships and ongoing professional development.

This role can be tailored to suit any level of experience, from a professional looking for a lifestyle change to a graduate looking to start their career.

Inquiries are welcome by contacting Human Resources on 03 788 9642.

A full position description and job application form can be obtained by clicking the below link:

Position Description – Policy Advisor (219Kb)
Application Form

Applications are to be marked ’Confidential’ and addressed to Human Resources, Buller District Council, PO Box 21, Westport 7866 or emailed to hr@bdc.govt.nz.  All applications are required to be accompanied by the Application Form, a Covering Letter and a copy of your current Curriculum Vitae.

Applications Close 4pm Monday 30 September 2019


Team Leader Planning

Fulltime, Permanent position

Buller District Council are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, self-driven, team focused person to join the Regulatory Services team in the role of  Team Leader, Planning.

We are really excited about the future of the Buller District, if you have the expertise and can-do attitude to help us provide the best possible service to our community we’d love to talk to you!

We are looking for a Team Leader who can:

  • Be a strong, enthusiastic and compassionate leader with excellent communication skills
  • Provide technical advice to a team of in-house planners, external consultants, customers and our community
  • Support the Planning Team with delegated review and sign off for resource consents
  • Consider/process land use and subdivision applications and monitor consents
  • Provide technical advice and support for hearings, objections and appeals

Skills and Experience

You will have a degree in planning, resource management or a related field, along with:

  • At least nine years’ experience in a regulatory planning role, preferably in local government
  • Commitment to a strong and consistent customer service philosophy
  • Most importantly, you would love to be part of a team of professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in our community

Benefits include a competitive salary, professional memberships and ongoing professional development.

Inquiries are welcome by contacting Human Resources on 03 788 9642.

A full position description and job application form can be obtained by clicking the below link:

Position Description – Team Leader Planning (238Kb)
Application Form

Applications are to be marked ’Confidential’ and addressed to Human Resources, Buller District Council, PO Box 21, Westport 7866 or emailed to hr@bdc.govt.nz.  All applications are required to be accompanied by the Application Form, a Covering Letter and a copy of your current Curriculum Vitae.

Applications Close Monday 30 September 2019

 

 

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