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Company Whakatane District Council
Location Whakatane, Bay Of Plenty
Listed Wed 14 Mar, 2:26 pm
Type Full time, Contract/Temp
Reference 4052804
(Fixed term)

Fancy spending your spare time this year at Ohope Beach? Or maybe catching a limit bag of snapper; or exploring pristine native forests? Then read on.

We're looking for a proactive community engagement 'all-rounder' to help deliver excellent stakeholder engagement across a broad range of Council infrastructure projects and service delivery initiatives.

The successful candidate will have relevant professional qualifications, or equivalent experience, and will bring a hands-on, solution-focused commitment to this important, fixed-term (12 months) role. Reporting to the Public Affairs Manager, the Community Engagement Advisor will support a wide range of engagement activities which contribute to stakeholder awareness and involvement. An awareness of IAP2 engagement principles and techniques, excellent communication skills and the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with a wide range of community stakeholders are all key prerequisites.

We offer potential candidates the opportunity to work as part of a motivated, professional and community-focused team. You will be working with talented and enthusiastic people who like to have fun and enjoy our famously sunny climate and spectacular natural environment.

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Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.