National Permissions Advisor, Planning, Permissions and Land Unit, Operations Group, Hamilton

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  • Category: Planning/Permissions
  • Location: Hamilton
  • Date Advertised: 24-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: DOC/400/100370I
  • Job Title: National Permissions Advisor, Planning, Permissions and Land Unit, Operations Group, Hamilton
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This advert is for one position based in Hamilton which has been advertised in multiple locations


Are you looking for an interesting and challenging role in conservation? Are you interested in exposure to some of the most complex, exciting issues at the nexus of New Zealand tourism, industry, and its natural and historic heritage today?

A wide variety of activities on public conservation land, or in relation to protected wildlife, marine mammals or marine reserves, require approval from DOC. Our Permissions team, located throughout the country, manage these applications, which allows DOC to monitor and control the environmental effects of these activities. 


The role

As a National Advisor you will support and contribute to complex priority Permissions work at a national level. Working alongside senior leaders, you will play a key role in developing and interpreting operational policy and legislation and ensuring consistency is applied to the implementation of Permissions systems and processes. An element of coaching and developing others will also be a requirement.


About you

You will be a savvy, experienced individual looking to contribute to a high performing team.  Your ability to plan and manage complex work programmes in a busy environment will be critical to successfully scope problems and, advise on fit-for-purpose solutions that have a customer-focused approach.  Using your exceptional written and oral communication skills, you will be drawn upon to provide expert advice on what can and can’t happen on public conservation lands and waters.  You will work with a wide range of people including the public, DOC staff and the Minister of Conservation. 


Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally. 

Please apply online at the DOC Careers Centre.  Applications must include a cover letter, CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per the role description. To view a copy of the role description, click the apply button

For more information, please contact Deidre Ewart on 027 703 7198 or , quoting reference 400/100370

Applications close at 5pm on Monday 9 March 2020.

DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture.