Development and Senior Development Engineer

Want to be part of the buzz? 

We are the heart of the mighty Waikato, and one of the fastest-growing cities in the country and we are on the search for a Development Engineer and a Senior Development Engineer to join our highly influential and fast-paced Development team at Hamilton City Council.

We are embracing our growth and the opportunities it brings and are committed to working together with developers to build and futureproof a prosperous city for our people. 

These are varied and exciting roles.  You will lead and oversee new developments in the city right through from the consent stage to works completion.  This will involve providing engineering advice for Resource consents, reviewing and approving engineering plans, site audits and certifying completed works.

Our ideal candidates will have experience in local body engineering and have knowledge of some or all, water, storm water, waste water and transport infrastructure planning and engineering. Knowledge of the Resource Management Act is preferred but not essential.

Along with technical knowledge, you will also have attention to detail, be customer focused, have excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain strong relationships externally, with the development community, consultants and other units of the Council.

These roles offer a great opportunity to work and develop your experience across 3 waters and transport infrastructure.

As the successful candidate you will have the opportunity to join an experienced and supportive team who deliver quality planning and engineering outcomes in an environment that is challenging and rewarding. 

We’re committed to building a city that supports growth but also maintains the special qualities and environment which makes Hamilton a great city for our residents today. There’s no doubt this is an exciting time for Hamilton and if one of these roles sounds like it’s for you, we would love to hear from you. 

Hamilton City Council is committed to being a high-performance organisation with people who think differently, act with integrity, make it happen and work together.

This is your chance to be part of an organisation that is committed to building a more vibrant, attractive and prosperous city. 

If this role sounds like it’s for you, we would love to hear from you. Make it happen and apply online today!

All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol assessments, credit check and a Ministry of Justice or Police vetting check.

For further information refer to the position description available on our careers website at 

Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies. 

Only people who are eligible to work in New Zealand or who are certain they can gain eligibility through immigration processes should apply. Evidence will be required.


Permanent - Full Time

Job no: JJAJ957508

Location: Hamilton, New Zealand

Closing Date: Sunday, 27 October 2019