With 11% of the total land area of New Zealand, including Fiordland National Park and Stewart Island, the Southland District Council has the largest land area to manage of any territorial authority. Council’s role not only encompasses the management and improvement of physical assets such as roads, bridges, water supply, cemeteries and parks but also the Southland communities' social, economic, cultural and environmental wellbeing.
Our 200+ staff are diverse in their backgrounds, skillset and location, spread across three Invercargill offices and seven area offices situated at Riverton, Otautau, Te Anau, Winton, Oban, Lumsden and Wyndham.
About the role
We have a new opportunity for an Environmental Services Coordinator who will provide support for the processing and issuing workflows for key regulatory functions across the compliance, legal and resource management teams. This role is a key conduit between the legal and compliance and resource management functions of Council and you will proactively suggest improvements to enhance and streamline the service we provide to our customers and assist with implementing them in partnership with the organisation.
You will provide administration support including preparing and conducting quality assurance on reports and any other documentation produced by the legal and compliance and resource management teams to ensure accuracy, consistency of branding and style guide requirements, combined with being a champion for supporting collaboration and exceptional operational delivery across the teams.
- Prior experience in executive support or administration positions
- Proactive customer centric approach and a can-do attitude
- Ability to read and understand legislation an advantage
- Strong IT literacy with a systems orientation and comfortable in technology environments
In return we recognise that staff are our most valuable asset. We believe in supporting them in their training and development, having competitive remuneration packages which are bench marked against market rates and an environment which supports personal growth.
We have lifestyle covered too. Our head office is based in Invercargill but live in the city, at the beach with views of the mountains or on your own rural paradise. You choose. You can be 10 minutes from your home, work, sport, your kid’s school concert or a meal in our award-winning cafes. In two hours, you can be on the ski slopes or tramping in the bush or enjoying bigger city attractions. Southland offers superb lifestyle and recreational opportunities, world-class sports facilities, affordable housing and high-quality educational choices. And best of all you’ll have the time to enjoy it.
Applications close 30 September 2023