Resource Management Advisor

Job title : Resource Management Advisor
Location : Auckland
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Kerry Rowlands
Job reference : KR70700

My client are a whānau focussed organisation, and Post Settlement Governance Entity (PSGE) with a mandate of protecting, growing and managing assets returned under the Treaty Settlement process. As an evolving organisation they have under gone significant, progressive change in recent years and now have an exceptional opportunity within their Environmental Services Team for a Resource Management Advisor.

Te āheitanga: The opportunity

The Environmental team works to protect environmental resources within their region including:

  • Managing the preservation of natural resources and sites under protection

  • Building enduring partnerships and working with key stakeholders

  • Working with Councils in the resource consent process

  • Mapping sites of cultural and historical importance within the rohe

  • Leading approved environmental projects for the revitalisation and protection of the whenua

The purpose of this role is to evaluate, report and advise on resource consent applications and impacts under the Resource Management Act and Auckland Unitary Plan on behalf of the PGSE. You will be instrumental in enacting environmental strategic objectives, aligned with the provisions of their Environmental Management Plan. This is an exciting time to join an inclusive and collaborative organisation involved with implementing, tangible, ground breaking and positive change for the environment and community they serve and protect.

E kōrero ana mōu: About you

This role is well suited if you are looking to instigate meaningful change within a close knit team, are passionate about protecting the natural environment and have aligned values such as Kaitiakitanga, Kotahitanga, Manaakitangata and Whakawhanaungatanga. If you are keen to be part of real change and to work proactively with marae, communities, and stakeholders to support this change through management of the resource consent application process this is your ideal role!

To be considered you will be:

  • Tertiary qualified in Planning, the Earth Sciences, Environmental Management or a closely associated field

  • Experienced professionally working with the RMA, Auckland Unitary Plan and comfortable evaluating, responding to and reporting on consent applications

  • Proficient with technical report writing and able to convey technical information succinctly to both technical and nontechnical audiences

  • Knowledgeable and respectful of TeReo Māori me ōna Tikanga

  • Tech-savvy with solid experience of GIS and ERP Systems

  • Positive in attitude, outlook and disposition

O rātou painga: What they offer

In return you will be joining a highly aspiration and forward thinking team, offered career development opportunities, flexible work hours, an employee benefits programme, as well as the chance to make a valuable contribution to the safeguarding of significant assets and positive growth of whānau who are at the heart of everything they do.

A full driver’s license is required as is good accessibility to Northwest Auckland. Only applicants currently in the country with unrestricted work rights or ex-pats with imminent return will be considered for this role. For more information phone Kerry Rowlands on 09 951 5006, apply online or email your CV to