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Consent Support Officer

The Policy Planning and Resource Management directorate at the Otago Regional Council are looking for a superstar Support Officer to form an integral part of the Consents team on a full-time, fixed term basis commencing May 2018 for a period of 13 months.

This is a key role in the Consents team, responsible for a wide and varied workload of administrative tasks supporting the efficiency and effectiveness of the Consents Officers of the Council.

To succeed in this position, you will need to be an administrative whizz, have excellent time management skills, attention to detail and a commitment to customer service. You will be proficient in the use of technology, and comfortable using your negotiation skills to ensure satisfactory outcomes for all parties involved in the consents process.

Although training will be provided on the job for your specific function, prior experience with, and understanding of, the Resource Management Act and resource consents would be a distinct advantage. You will be answering customer queries in regards to these documents, as well as handling some of the processing for non-notification consents.

This position would be well suited to a person with good administrative experience in legal or statutory processes, or a graduate having recently completed a relevant tertiary qualification in either Science or Geography with a planning component, providing you with insight into the inner functions of the Council and the processes involved in application and monitoring of the Resource Management Act and other such legislation.

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How to apply

The Council offers a pleasant and supportive work and team environment and competitive market-based remuneration including subsidised superannuation.

To apply for this position you need to be an NZ citizen or have permanent residency.

For further information, please contact Nicole Ross, HR Advisor – 027 277 4184.

Please complete the online application form for the position that you are applying for, attach your cover letter and CV detailing your relevant qualifications and experience and submit.

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Please note:  If you are having problems submitting your details through the online form, please email human.resources@orc.govt.nz.

Applications close on 26 March 2018.

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