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Environmental Officer
Otago Regional Council
Posted 14 September 2022 Salary Email
Region NZ Contact Otago Regional Council Website View
Type Full time Phone 03 474 0827    

At the Otago Regional Council (ORC), our mission is 'for our future'. We're here to protect and enhance the environment and enable our communities to do the same. To be sure we can deliver on our responsibilities, we are evolving as an organisation, and we're not overstating when we say we have some really big targets to reach. We need the right people, in the right roles, to help us to get there.

The Opportunity

The Compliance Monitoring team are welcoming applications for a full time role of Environmental Officer.

In this role you will be responsible to provide professional, legally and technically sound services to the Council for Resource Consent auditing under the main legislation the Otago Regional Council is responsible for. The Council's statutory compliance and enforcement functions come from the Resource Management Act, Building Act and the Regional Plans.

A copy of the full position description is attached in the Job Details below.

We recognise and celebrate diversity within Team ORC, and are committed to providing a work environment that supports inclusion and equal opportunities. We actively encourage applications from anyone who will live our values of kākau māhaki | caring, matatika | trustworthy, pono | open and honest, mahi kātahi | collaborative, noho haepapa | accountable, wairua auaha | creative, alongside us, regardless of their background.

To support our diverse and capable team, we're pleased to offer enhanced benefits such as flexible work opportunities, an annual wellbeing programme, competitive remuneration packages, and development opportunities for high performers. We know it's the full package that counts!

About You

Our ideal candidate will have:

A tertiary qualification in Environmental Sciences, Geography/Geology, Biology/Chemistry related fields

Experienced in data capture and analysis

Current full drivers licence

Working for another Regional Council undertaking similar RMA resource consent auditing type role

Risk management experience

We think Otago's a pretty special place. It covers a vast area - the third largest local government region in New Zealand. Those who call Otago home enjoy access to mountains, coastal lowlands, dramatic rivers and wild beaches. Our environment here is part of who we are, and at ORC, we work each day to look after it.

If you share this passion and can align your skills and experience to what we've outlined above, we would love to hear from you!

How to Apply

If you meet the above criteria, we welcome your application including your CV and cover letter outlining why you are the person for this role via the Apply button.

Please note. We don't always work to fixed closing dates and may start considering and interviewing candidates as their applications are received so we encourage you to apply early.

All candidates requires the right to work in New Zealand.

Applications close Monday 26 September 2022

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