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These opportunities don't come very often!

A second tier position in a great Council!  The Clutha District Council has a vacancy for their Group Manager Planning and Regulatory, based in Balclutha.

The Clutha District if forging ahead implementing actions that create economic and population growth This position is at the heart of it, helping shape the District for years to come, managing and influencing growth, and planning for its impact.

If you want the opportunity to play a major part in all of this, then this position is for you.

Why Clutha?  A hidden gem with great communities, affordable housing, good schools and stunning scenery.  Clutha really is unique and unspoilt with a fantastic quality of life.  With Dunedin close by and beautiful beaches even nearer come and enjoy the relaxed rural lifestyle.

Our vibrant towns like Balclutha, Lawrence, Tapanui, Milton, Owaka, Kaitangata and thriving coastal communities offer a great place to live and the truly spectacular Catlins is on your doorstep too.

We are looking for someone with the knowledge, experience and right attitude to lead Council's planning and regulatory functions.

You will need a planning qualification and experience, but you will also be responsible for a suite of regulatory functions and can meld multiple activities and their professionals into an effective Department.

The Clutha District Council has embarked on some exciting "big" funding projects to enhance and develop the towns of Clutha and you could be part of making that happen.

The position required excellent people skills, an ability to prioritise and get things done within regulatory timeframes, a focus on finding practical solutions and providing sound advice to Council and its communities.

If you are interested in this position, more information including an application form is available online at, or call (03) 419 0236 during office hours or email to get an information package and application form sent to you.

Applications close at 5pm, Friday 1 February 2019.

  • Classifications: Administration & Support Services, Public Administration & Safety
  • Company: Clutha District Council
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Sector: Public
  • Town: Balclutha
  • Region: Otago
  • Country: New Zealand