Intermediate Planner, Hamilton, Waikato

Building & Construction | New Zealand, Waikato Region

Due to ongoing growth within their business my client is seeking an Intermediate Planner to join their medium sized team in Hamilton.

  • Intermediate Planner, Hamilton
  • $80k-$100k Negotiable
  • Flexible working + Great location + Future management opportunities

Intermediate Planner, Hamilton
$80k-$100k Negotiable

The Company
Due to ongoing growth within their business my client is seeking an Intermediate Planner to join their medium sized team in Hamilton.
The business is a very well-established consultancy with a very strong future workload. Based in the fastest growing city in NZ, my client is a well-respected, long-established consultancy, with offices in a thriving city. My client prides itself on providing its client with a comprehensive list of services for all Land Surveying, Resource Management, Planning and Land Development work.

This is a great opportunity to become a member of a friendly, experienced and professional team involved in several exciting land developments in the greater Waikato area.

The Role
The position involves providing planning and resource management advice to the team and also:

  • Undertake initial feasibility assessment for potential subdivisions.
  • Recording client instructions.
  • Liaise with all clients as required for the job location and their consultants to prepare subdivision / land use proposals, obtain quotes and supply data and information as required.
  • Arrange and attend pre-application meetings with clients and Council officers.
  • Prepare resource consent applications (buildings, land, water, subdivision, s348 right of way) – write report, prepare AEE, collate application and supporting documents.
  • Landscape and visual assessments.
  • Project management of consents requiring multiple inputs (e.g., Vector, Chorus, construction, Watercare, Council, etc.)
  • Prepare applications for compliance certificates (s223, s224c, s224f, etc)
  • Undertake site visits and document searches (District, Regional, Unitary and
  • City Plans, titles, property files) relevant to above applications.
  • Stay up to date with plan changes i.e., District, Regional, Unitary and City, to adhere and communicate with internal stakeholders and clients.
  • Liaise with Council officers during the preparation of applications to assist smooth processing and flow of information.
  • Check resource consent conditions and prepare s357 objections if required.
  • Any other work as required to assist in planning, related resource consent and engineering matters and / or administrative tasks and office duties.
  • Keeping employee office space clean and tidy;(o) Supervising and training junior staff.
  • Demonstrate marketing skills and explore business development opportunities.
  • Effectively develop and build strong working relationships with existing clients, suitable prospects, leads, suppliers and stakeholders for the company.

About You

  • You will be experienced in the consenting processes and comfortable dealing with councils and clients.
  • The role will suit an ambitious planner who thrives on challenges and responsibility with plenty of scope for personal development.
  • A tertiary qualification in planning and/or resource management
  • Minimum of 3/4 years’ experience
  • Membership of NZPI
  • Conversant in RMA consent processes
  • Communication and inter-personal skills
  • Willing to work as part of a positive professional team

The Benefits

  • Negotiable salary $80k-$100k depending on experience
  • Flexible working
  • Top of the line IT
  • The opportunity to advance your career and potentially lead the division in the future
  • Support for attending local seminars/workshops together with ongoing training.

To apply for this position or have a confidential chat about the role please contact Jordan Manfield of Remedy Resourcing on 027 561 3200 or email for company details and a full position description.  

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