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22 Jun 2022

Contract Investigator – Monitoring and Compliance

Gisborne District Council  Gisborne $45,000 - $59,999

Job Description

Businesses talk about Culture – We live it.

Here at Gisborne District Council, we pull our values from the community we serve. It makes sense then that we are enthusiastic about culture in our workplace. Family and inclusivity are deep seated in our culture. We work hard together to make our people proud and our whanau are why we are so passionate about what we do for the community here at Gisborne District Council.

We are currently looking for an Investigator to join our growing Compliance & Monitoring team and help shape the future of our region. You will be well supported by a team that prides ourselves on nurturing an inclusive workspace that embraces innovation and creativity, so bring your passion and leading-edge ideas to Gisborne District Council.

A bit about you: We are looking for a person who has an absolute passion for attention to detail, coupled with a curious mind.   As an investigator, it is desirable that you have practical regulatory experience and a passion for sustainable resource management in order to make a real difference in the way resources are managed here in Tairawhiti. You will know how to research case law, apply relevant legislation and construct investigation files. Effective dispute and conflict mediation skills are necessary for delivering successful outcomes.  You will have a high level of interpersonal skills and enjoy working in a team environment.

Your day will look like: As an investigator you play a lead role in ensuring enforcement activities arising from monitoring programmes are transparent, robust and meet best practice standards. You will accompany monitoring officers on site visits, documenting investigations to build case files and present recommendations to management for elevated enforcement action.  You will assist the enforcement manager in prosecutions regarding breaches of resource consent conditions, resource management plan rules, and Resource Management Act offences and provide a mentoring role to others in the compliance and monitoring team.

What we offer:

  • Full time permanent role because we know that job stability is important.
  • Flexible working hours to enjoy our tranquil and beautiful surroundings and spending time with your greatest supporters; your whanau.
  • Participation in national networks for continuing professional development, to keep abreast of changes in resource management planning and practice.

Who we are:

Gisborne District Council is the local government, both district and regional authority for Tairawhiti, New Zealand. We are the proud winners of the 2019 LGNZ Excellence Awards, for our work to grow and promote the well-being of our community and people. With more and more people choosing Tairāwhiti for its lifestyle, environment and culture, it’s an exciting time to be joining our thriving and diverse region.  At Gisborne District Council, we see you as more than a cog in the wheel; you are a valued voice for your whanau and community.

  • Bring your whole self to work: we celebrate this and all it means.
  • Represent our diverse community and be the guardian of our rich heritage.
  • Have a hand in our legacy for Tairāwhiti’s Tāngata and lead the region now and into the future.

Gisborne District Council is the place to make change, so be part of shaping our future today!

For further information, please contact Kate Sykes.

Applications close: 10am Tuesday, 5th July 2022

**It is important for applicants to know that Gisborne District Council has a Vaccination Policy that requires all employees of Gisborne District Council to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19.  This policy is inherent to ensuring the health and safety of our staff, customers and community. As such, please note this role will need to be completed by a fully vaccinated individual.

Job Expired July 5, 2022

Job Category: Management. Job Type: Contract.

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