The West Coast Regional Council is situated in Greymouth, on the beautiful West Coast of the South Island, an extraordinary part of the country that offers the best in lifestyle and location.
Council currently employs a staff of just over 50 staff. We are a dedicated team committed to promoting the sustainable management of our region's natural resources and delivering quality services to the people of the Coast.
It is recommended that you refer to the Application Guide before applying for any of our advertised vacancies. All applications must be submitted with a Job Application Form. You can download this form in either of the following formats Application Form (PDF) and Application Form (DOC).
For further information or to apply for an advertised vacancy contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Planning Team Leader – West Coast Regional Council
Natural Hazards Analyst
Emergency Management on the West Coast has undergone significant change. All four West Coast Councils have collaborated to produce one joint organisation, with a Regional Director based at West Coast Regional Council, and three Emergency Management Officers (EMOs) based at Buller, Grey and Westland District Councils, this role is the last piece of the puzzle.
With a tertiary qualification in resource planning, environmental science, earth science or engineering you will have the opportunity to use these skills whilst working amongst some of New Zealands most spectacular environments.
As a highly motivated team member your organisation and planning skills will be paired with your excellent communication skills which will be put to the test daily as you engage with the community, stakeholders across local government and the science and research sector.
You will build and maintain a strong evidence-based focus and translate research into policy and practice advice. This role will lead and guide portfolios with a strong research focus to support risk management, resilience and recovery frameworks whilst advocating for hazard risk management practices.
Applications are invited by email to email@example.com and must be accompanied by an application form, CV and covering letter.
Applications close: 25th September 2017