48 Ward Street, Hamilton Central, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Terra Consultants have a position for a Planner to join the team in our Hamilton office.

This role will see you assisting an established team to deliver a vast array of challenging and interesting consenting projects. You will join a high-performing and close-knit team who pride themselves on their efficient and innovative outputs. This is a great opportunity to learn and be guided by highly experienced planners to grow your skills, networks, and confidence to make a valuable contribution to the organisation.

You will be involved in a diverse array of development projects at all stages of the consenting process, using your developing expertise to deliver high value and innovative resource management solutions.


Benefits and perks

  • Flexible working opportunities - work/life balance

  • Competitive salary

  • We commit to 3% of annual salary towards training and CPD courses

  • Opportunities to gain real industry experience amongst a professional, friendly and close-knit team

Your ideal experience and attributes include:

  • Our ideal candidate has a relevant tertiary qualification

  • A minimum of 1 year relevant New Zealand experience ideally in a consulting environment or Local Government Authority within the Waikato Region

  • Ability to gain membership to the New Zealand Planning Institute

  • A sound understanding of resource consent processes

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Well-organised, self-motivated and ambitious

  • A great sense of humour

What a typical day would look like:

  • You will report to our planning manager in our Hamilton office and will have the opportunity to work closely with senior members of staff

  • You will review and critically assess a myriad of development proposals against relevant Council rules

  • You will provide clear and concise planning advice to clients and other parties

  • You will coordinate and manage consultant teams, including external consultants

  • You will utilise your relationships with Council staff and consultants to achieve optimised consenting outcomes

About the Company

Terra Consultants is a nationwide, multidisciplinary consultancy. With offices in Auckland, Christchurch, and Hamilton, they are well known for their extensive expertise and high-quality service and have a strong reputation in the market.

Our projects are undertaken by a combination of different experts from various disciplines working together to achieve a common goal. In-house services offered to our clients include Planning, Surveying, Project Management, Structural Engineering, Civil and Construction Engineering, and Architecture.

The Hamilton office is in growth mode and has been expanding its client base and project workload due to the quality of service they offer. We are currently involved in many large-scale integrated housing developments, commercial developments, and unique industrial projects as well as a range of other works in the wider Central North Island and Bay of Plenty Regions.

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