Intermediate Planner

Hamilton is committed to attracting the best and brightest to our city. 

We are a city of growth and home to some of the world’s most innovative businesses. This means more jobs for talented people, greater opportunities for those with vision, and a powerful network of like-minded people and organisations.

Due to the rapid growth of our city, Hamilton City Council is looking for a new Intermediate Policy Planner who wants to be part of a team committed to building on the lifestyle and economy we already have, and maximise all opportunities to redefine Hamilton as one of New Zealand’s leading metropolitan cities.

As one of our Policy Planners you will be responsible for helping implement the raft of national policy changes as part of the governments urban growth agenda, you will be working on the metropolitan spatial plan, providing strategic policy advice on the District Plan and working on a range of plan change projects within the wider unit and organisation.

You will have a Bachelor in Planning or Resource Management, or equivalent tertiary qualification and ideally at least three years’ experience in planning and resource management application for the Intermediate role.

Beyond the bounds of work, Hamilton has a great cafe culture, flourishing arts scene, and only a short drive to ski fields and beaches on both coasts. We also offer great staff benefits such as a well-being day, flexible working hours if needed, discounted medical insurance and more. There are also a lot of great opportunities for growth within the council. We aim to provide a supportive learning environment where you can further your knowledge and skill set. 

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Apply online today!

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. 

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 and drug assessments, and 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. 

Permanent - Full Time

Job no: JHAL957502

Location: Hamilton, New Zealand

Closing Date: Wednesday, 30 October 2019