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Technical Assistant - Policy (Part Time)
The Waimakariri District Council is seeking to recruit for the position of a permanent part time Technical Assistant (Policy). The position will be based at Rangiora, North Canterbury. The Waimakariri District offers a wide range of recreational and lifestyle opportunities and is a very desirable location, being less than 30 minutes drive from Christchurch.
The prime purpose of this position is to undertake specific strategic policy projects and research for the Council. As part of the Policy and Strategy Unit, and working with other internal Council units and external agencies, the Technical Assistant (Policy) has a major role in relation to policy development of District and Regional significance.
We are looking for a community focussed person who has the personal skills to relate to and work effectively with a diverse range of people and who has the ability to work with the community on policy development and strategic planning issues.
A relevant tertiary qualification in public policy, planning, resource management or related area would be an advantage but not essential.
A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant. The is a permanent part time position (25 x hours per week) preferably from 9:30 to 2:30 Monday to Friday, but working hours are negotiable.
A job description for this position and an application form are available on our website www.waimakariri.govt.nz.If you would like to find out more about this position please contact Mr Geoff Meadows, Policy Manager (03) 311 8900.
The Council is an equal opportunities employer.