Gisborne District Council Development Engineer – Geotech

- Olivia Gill

Gisborne District Council is working together with communities to make our aspirations happen. Tairawhiti is the first place to see the light and we’re working to transform our region to be the first choice for people and lifestyle, the first place for environment, economy and culture.

Our Tairawhiti/Gisborne region is undergoing transformation. Our population and economy is growing and accordingly our Consents Team is too.

As a Development Engineer (Geotech) and part of our Consents Team you will have an integral role in managing the development and growth occurring across the region.  Your unique skill-set will be well utilised through land use and multi-lot subdivision, residential and commercial development and forestry and land stability activities. Working alongside our planners and directly with developers will ensure that you have significant input and can make a positive contribution to Tairāwhiti future. This role will excite those who have excellent communication and relationship management skills.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Engineering based degree.
  • Geotechnical related degree.
  • Customer service experience.
  • Previous Local Government experience may be an advantage.

We can offer you unique and varied work with our high-performing team, a brand new collaborative and modern work space and a great lifestyle living in sunny Gisborne.

If this sounds like you and could see yourself contributing to our community as a Development Engineer, we would love to hear from you!

Applicants will be highly motivated team players who are well organised and committed to providing excellent service and quality outcomes.

Please contact Shane McGhie for further information.

Applications Close: 10am, Tuesday 11 February 2020.

Apply Online
PO Box 747 Gisborne 4040
PHONE 06 867 8049

Olivia Gill
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