Job Vacancies

Kapiti Coast District Council : Intermediate and Senior Policy Planners


Permanent – one full-time and one part-time (0.5 FTE)

Looking for a new adventure? Motivated by helping communities work through issues that really matter? Love summers on the beach?

Your timing is perfect. The Kāpiti Coast District Council is looking for two policy planners – a senior and an intermediate – to join our District Planning team!

Our team is on the home stretch of a full-plan review process, and the forward work programme is brimming with opportunities to expand your policy skills. Urban development, the challenges of climate change adaptation, and did we mention summers on the beach?

Kāpiti Coast District Council strives to improve the quality of life for all members of our community. We are a caring, dynamic and effective team so your work-life balance is important to us. Applicants seeking part-time employment are welcomed.

We’re interested in your knowledge and experience with the Resource Management Act (RMA), and your interpersonal, communication and project management skills. If you’re an open-minded, logical thinker with an eye for detail and an outcomes-focused approach, we’d love to receive your application!

Enquiries about these positions should be directed to Jason Holland on 04 2967 792 or 027 5555 792.

Preferred candidates will need to undergo the usual pre-employment checks. Please note you must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

Further information about the position and application documents are published on our website at

Applications close 12.00 noon Wednesday, 23 October 2019. Please email your cover letter, CV, completed Council Application form, copy of your work visa (if applicable) and Drivers Licence marked “Intermediate and Senior Policy Planners, District Planning Team, Ref 096” to