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Support Assistant - RMA Consents

Whangarei, New Zealand

Reference: 6030764

Our Resource Consents Department is looking for a flexible person with outstanding administrative skills to join our team on a permanent basis.

Successful applicants will demonstrate strong customer focus and the ability to be well organised and maintain a high level of accuracy at all times whether inputting data or preparing reports. Excellent computer and word processing skills are essential as well as a proven track record in working successfully as part of a team.

Duties will include:

  • Administrative duties relating to the receipt, processing and invoicing of resource consent applications
  • Liaison with internal and external agents regarding all consenting matters
  • Provision of admin support to the consents team and other council departments as required.
  • Working as part of a team committed to producing quality outcomes within designated timeframes

You will enjoy working as part of a team, have excellent communication skills and be dedicated to our customer-first culture. An understanding or an interest in matters relating to the processing of Resource Consents would be an advantage.

At Whangarei District Council we take our reputation as a lifestyle destination seriously and consider a range of flexible working and life balance options for those that want to work in a professional and progressive environment while still having the time to take advantage of everything our district has to offer. In addition, our employment package includes Health Insurance, Life Insurance, payment of a professional membership and continuous development opportunities.

Whangarei is a district on the rise. It is Northland's only city and largest commercial centre. Nestled between forest clad hills at the heart of the beautiful Whangarei Harbour, nowhere in the district is more than 40 kilometres away from our spectacular coastline and commuting to WDC's CBD location is a breeze.

There's a lot that'll make you 'Love it Here!'

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact People and Capability team on: (09) 430 4200 or 0800 932 463.


Applications Close: 15 Aug 2022