Planner, Greymouth

Close Date: April 27, 2020

Country: New Zealand

Region: Greymouth

Sector: Upper South

Job Description PDF:

WSP is a collaborative team of global experts who aspire every day to shape a better tomorrow.

With more than 49,000 people working in over 550 offices across 40 countries, we are one of the world’s leading engineering consultancy firms.

We value our people, our reputation, and our impact on the future. At WSP our role is to plan, design, manage and engineer our communities to thrive. We want our work to bring long-term improvements and to future proof our cities and environments.

Once the site of the Maori pa Mawhera (which means 'wide spread river mouth'), Greymouth is considered the heart of the West Coast and is the largest town on the South Island's west coast. There is a wide range of things to do in the area such as fishing, rafting, caving, walks, cycling tours, visiting galleries and museums and other local attractions. Greymouth offers fabulous work life balance and the cost of living is very affordable compared to major centres. If you are ready for your next step this could be the role for you.

The Role:

Your role will be to provide a planning consultancy service to internal and external clients. To work as a member of the wider WSP Opus team to support other projects and organisational objectives.
•           Produce innovative and original resource management planning outcomes that are well thought through.
•           Provide input into the planning of projects and assisting project managers to correctly scope out projects, with appropriate inputs, outputs and verification activities.
•           Prepare planning assessment reports on behalf of clients to support submissions on affected party approvals. 
•           Produce research, assessments of environmental effects and subsequent reporting suitable for review and client presentation.
•           Engage in consultation meetings with communities.

Skills and Experience:

•           A tertiary qualification in planning/resource management or related discipline is essential.
•           2 + years’ Experience working in the field of environmental planning, resource management or related discipline.
•           Sound knowledge of planning/environmental management principles and practices. 
•           Experience with the Resource Management Act and Local Government Act matters.
•           A member of the NZPI, EIANZ or similar agency is desirable but not essential

How to Apply:

If this sounds like you, we want you to be part of what makes us great. Are you ready to be part of WSP? 

For further information, please view the position description. To apply, just follow the link and apply online.

WSP recognises and values the range of characteristics that make people unique, and do this in an environment that celebrates individual and collective achievement. We believe embracing diversity and inclusion delivers positive experiences for people and clients.