Work at QLDC

Planning Support

Otago - Queenstown

Why Queenstown Lakes District?

Whatever you are looking for in lifestyle opportunities – urban or rural; vibrant or laid-back – you’ll find it here, supported by a fast-growing, economy in an environment that will take your breath away. Outstanding schools and high standards of living, coupled with endless outdoor pursuits and cultural opportunities make the Queenstown Lakes District the perfect place for anyone seeking space and opportunity.

Who are we?

Employing over 350 staff, the Queenstown Lakes District Council is at the heart of the community, managing infrastructure development; community recreational facilities and planning, building and other regulatory services.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking an outstanding candidate who is ready to work in a challenging, fast-paced work environment. You will be responsible for performing a wide range of administrative and office support activities for the Planning & Development department to facilitate the efficient operation of the organisation.

The successful candidate will bring:

  • Proven experience in an administration role
  • A relevant tertiary qualification is desirable
  • Demonstrated experience in a range of desktop applications including Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated planning and organisational skills with an excellent eye for detail and the ability to effectively multitask
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to take on responsibility and use initiative to prioritise work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Ability to use discretion, experience handling confidential information
  • Demonstrated experience in process/system improvement
  • Well-developed communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Highly motivated, achievement-oriented and innovative professional

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Job Description

Applications close: 25 Jun 2019