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Are you 'Planning' for your future?

With affordable housing, outdoor adventures, and other amazing opportunities right on your doorstep, Clutha is the place for you!

Clutha District Council is seeking applications for both a Senior Planner and Planner to join a tight-knit team based at the Rosebank Terrace offices in Balclutha, South Otago.

The Council administers a permissive, effects based planning regime actively focused on facilitating sustained management and growth in the Clutha District. The Council has also embarked on several residential and industrial developments around the district to help stimulate growth and is about to commence a significant review of its district plan (including converting to an E-Plan), all of which will contribute to a busy and varied workload for both of these roles.

Senior Planner

Working in a supportive team who encourage each other and all have a passion for the district, you will have 5+ years' experience in environmental planning, and resource consents. You will ideally have experience working in either local government or in consultancy. Salary range $90,250 to $95,000 per annum.


If you're looking to start your professional career of on the right track with an established and supportive team, this is the role for you! You will be a recent graduate with a planning or other relevant qualification to kick start your career. This two year position will provide a broad range of consenting and policy experience in a small rural council. Salary range $67,600 to $71,840 per annum.

If you are looking for a planning role in a supportive environment with a team that are passionate about the Clutha District, then apply today!

If this sounds like you, and you'd like to know more, contact Ian McCabe, GM Planning and Regulatory +64 (0) 3 419 0296.

Applications close: 29 Apr 2019

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