Senior Monitoring and Enforcement Officer (Engagement)

Our city is changing, and we need skilled people to help make that happen. Working for Porirua City is an opportunity for you to make a real difference in the community. You’ll be welcomed into a team that’s collaborative; values input and empowers your development. To top it off, the harbour and bush are at your doorstep; it’s the perfect place to work. 

Are you passionate about influencing sustainable development within Porirua City through applying the provisions of the Resource Management Act? This senior role in our Resource Consents & Monitoring Team has scope to accommodate, develop and reward your level of competence. You will be doing things such as:

  • monitoring compliance with resource consent conditions, including carrying out routine and random inspections
  • building relationships with local sub-contractors and builders and taking a proactive approach to improve silt and sediment controls
  • scope and design education programs to proactively engage with our development/building community
  • respond to land use complaints and take appropriate action where necessary
  • gathering evidence to enable enforcement action to be undertaken under the Resource Management Act 

This role is more than a processing and enforcement role, we are looking for people that have a positive approach to engaging with stakeholders. You’ll need to show us that you:

  • have a well-founded knowledge of the Resource Management Act and relevant legislation and by-laws
  • several years’ experience working in roles involving monitoring and enforcement activities 
  • enjoy the challenge of managing and resolving customer complaints while bringing a customer focus to the heart of everything you do
  • have a passion for creating sustainable solutions and building positive working relationships
  • have a full unrestricted New Zealand driver’s licence

 This is your opportunity to join our organisation, we are passionate and committed. Our work delivers significant value. To find out more about working for Porirua City Watch this video.

 Come and join our Resource Consents Monitoring and Enforcement Team and enjoy working in a supportive environment that values learning and development.

For more information please contact Richard Hopkins on 237 5089 or email

Applications need to be received via our Careers Portal by Sunday 14 August 2022.

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: GPAH25083

Location: Porirua

Closing Date: Sunday, 14 August 2022