Compliance, Monitoring and Enforcement Officer

  • Anonymous Company
  • Gisborne Central, Gisborne
  • May 28, 2024
Full-Time Governance

Job Description

The Compliance, Monitoring and Enforcement officer role monitors and enforces environmental compliance under the Resource Management Act (1991), engaging with stakeholders to promote responsible resource use. 

This position involves implementing Regional Plans, raising public knowledge of Council duties, providing the public and consent holders with expert advice, and making sure that procedures comply with planning documents, changing laws, and industry best practices. 

Reporting to the Team Leader Monitoring and Compliance, the successful candidate will be working in the wider team of 15 people.

You’ll recognise the importance of the role as a Treaty partner and understand how that underpins Gisborne District Council’s work.   

Duties include

  • Promote, monitor and investigate compliance with the Tairāwhiti Resource Management Plan (TRMP), the Resource Management Act and associated environmental standards and regulations. 
  • Provide information and investigate opportunities to educate people on regulatory compliance.
  • Understand compliance risks, contribute to the development and implementation of a risk based compliance monitoring programme for regional consents which targets the highest risk activities and enable a progressive lifting of compliance with consents in the region.
  • Provide regular reports to the Team Leader on the overall compliance of activities consented within the region. 
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders including staff, consent holders, industry groups, iwi, environmental groups and other stakeholders. 

Skills and experience required

  • Appropriate tertiary degree in Science, Law, Resource Management, Agriculture or Forestry or at least 2 years compliance related work experience.
  • National Certificate in Regulatory Compliance (desirable). 
  • Sound knowledge of resource management legislation and/or compliance procedures.
  • Experience working with farming, forestry or industry around environmental performance desirable.
  • Full Driver’s licence.
  • Time and project management skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

Benefits

  • Flexible on start and finish times
  • Hybrid working (home and work)
  • Relocation assistance
  • Allocated training budget for career development and to support professional affiliation membership (where relevant to the role)
  • Field and office based position with flexibility to determine daily activities
  • Work with a great team and enjoy regular, lively social events!
  • Access to reduced health insurance premiums for you and your family through Southern Cross 
  • Walking distance to the CBD
  • Modern office space
  • Free eye exams
  • Access to free independent counselling and support services for you and your family
  • Annual flu vaccinations and health checks
  • 1 of 6 Unitary Authorities in NZ 

About the company 

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 ethos. With Treaty partnership front of mind, we’re serious about building a workforce that enhances our commitment to deliver. 

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.

Organisation

Gisborne District Council

Job Summary

The Compliance, Monitoring and Enforcement officer role monitors and enforces environmental compliance under the Resource Management Act (1991), engaging with stakeholders to promote responsible resource use.

How to apply

How to apply 

Click APPLY or call Kate Sykes Team Leader Monitoring and Compliance  on 06 8672049 for a confidential discussion.  

Please note we will review and process applications as they come through; we encourage your early application.

Sector

Local Government

Cause (Sustainable Development Goals)

Other