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Consents Advisor (19-282)

Hawke's Bay Regional Council (HBRC) is the regional authority for the Hawke's Bay region in New Zealand with key roles in environmental management and education; flood control, drainage, pollution, waste, land, water and coastal management. Supporting approximately 160,000 residents, Council's vision is to enable a healthy environment, a vibrant community and a prosperous economy. 

About the opportunity:

The Consents Team provide guidance and advice on resource consenting matters to stakeholders including the community, tangata whenua, resource consent applicants and holders. The Consents Advisor provides advice to consent applicants, field’s application queries, processes applications and manages the consents invoicing process. Reporting to the Manager Consents this is a great opportunity to support a growing team and contribute to environmental sustainability.

The salary range for suitable candidates that meet the requirements for this role is $58,500 - $66,300 depending on qualifications and experience. We would consider graduates or trainees in this position and remuneration will be aligned accordingly.

About you:

You will have an understanding of the Resource Management Act, the consenting process and an ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders.

  • An understanding of resource management.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • High level of Microsoft office and computer skills.
  • A clean full driver’s licence. 
  • Have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

To view the full job description click here


Applications Close Sunday 8 December, 2019.

For further information and a confidential discussion please call Jaimee Lovett - HR Advisor 06 833 8078


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