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Independent Hearing Commissioner


Auckland Council is seeking candidates for the role of Independent Hearing Commissioner for the next term, 1 January 2021 – 31 December 2023.

Independent commissioners are responsible for making decisions on a range of resource management matters including applications for resource consents, plan changes and notices of requirement. Candidates must hold the Ministry for the Environment’s ‘Making Good Decisions’ accreditation.

We are looking for candidates who have a tertiary qualification or proven experience in one or more of the following disciplines:

  • planning
  • resource management law
  • engineering (transport and infrastructure)
  • landscape architecture
  • ecology, biodiversity and environmental management
  • freshwater management
  • te Tiriti o Waitangi and te Ao Māori
  • coastal management
  • heritage and conservation management
  • urban design
  • air quality
  • rural planning and land management
  • waste management

Applications close on Sunday, 19 July 2020.  For more information, see the council website

To view the full Position Description click here.  To view the FAQ’s click here.