Environmental Planner

Overview | He whakamārama

Genesis relies on access to natural resources to generate electricity. A key member of our Environmental Team is a planner who is responsible for Resource Management Act planning and policy processes and resource consent acquisition and implementation. As Genesis’ assets are across the motu, there is a need to be involved in numerous regional and district policy and planning processes as well as central government matters. This involves developing cross-company engagement strategies, monitoring the development of policy and planning instruments, coordinating participation in collaborative processes and developing high- quality submissions based on robust analysis and evidence.

The Work | Ngā mahi

As an Environmental Planner, you will:

  • Write reports and submissions
  • Maintain positive relationships with stakeholders including councils and Ministry for the Environment
  • Manage consultants and technical experts
  • Assist with corporate environmental policies, strategies, and reporting requirements
  • Write resource consent applications
  • Working Environment | Wāhi mahi

    Policy and planning professionals typically work in the office but often visit proposed development sites. This role also entails travel to attend meetings, workshops and conferences.

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    Tools and Equipment | Taputapu

    No specialist tools required.


    Policy and planning professionals wear regular business attire while in the office but would wear PPE when working from development sites.

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