Consent Planner - Land Use

Richmond, New Zealand

Reference: 5408714

Takaka, Motueka, Richmond

Are you a talented resource consent planner looking for your next career move?

Tasman District is home to three National Parks, some of the clearest water in the world and the most iconic beaches in the country. We are currently experiencing high rates of urban growth and a burgeoning economy. With our great diversity of resources comes a number of development issues and opportunities. As a unitary authority we have a vital role to play across the whole resource management spectrum from managing this growth to managing our rivers and beaches.

As a Resource Consent Planner - Land Use, you will be responsible for processing district land use consent applications and providing support with PIM and RMA checks. While some experience processing LIM's would be an added advantage, we are also prepared to train you. You'll certainly be someone who can add value to our consent processing team with your collaborative, can do attitude and ability to work constructively with other colleagues across Council.

Our perfect candidate will have a strong resource consent processing background, including a thorough working knowledge of the RMA and district planning rules relating to land use. You will also have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate you can engage with both internal and external stakeholders of all levels and walks of life.

We are a progressive organisation with a great range of staff benefits, offering candidates flexible working conditions and a variety of superb office locations within our Richmond, Motueka and Golden Bay offices.

Tasman District Council offers a welcoming, friendly and professionally rewarding environment where you can develop your career profile while working with a team who are passionate about their region and their work. If you're ready to tackle a new challenge in a stunning location - Apply Now!

Applications Close: 11 Apr 2021

Other career opportunities

Summer students

Every year we employ a number of Summer Students across the Council, to work for a period of 12-16 weeks over the summer months (mid-November to February). Recruitment for Summer Students begins in early July. All applications must be submitted online via the vacancy on our Vacancies page between 1 July and 31 July each year.

We typically have vacancies in Engineering Services, Environmental Policy, Environmental Information (Hydrology, Resource Science and Biosecurity), and Regulatory (Compliance Monitoring and Harbourmaster).


  • Why Tasman?

    Climate and lifestyle are two of the major factors for people choosing to live and work in the Tasman District. Building great communities through employing great people. Will you be one of them?

  • What's in it for you?

    Ample learning and development opportunities, flexible working options and a benefits package to suit your preferences - just some of the reasons to join our team.

  • Meet the team

    Knowing about the people you are going to be working with is a critical part of selecting your next job – we understand that. So, come and meet some of the people in our team.