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RMA Compliance Officer - Ref 092

The Kāpiti Coast District Council is looking for a motivated individual to join our Development Control Team. As a RMA Compliance Officer you will provide a front-line service which investigates possible breaches of the rules and standards of the District Plan and the RMA.

You will have the ability to help people navigate the law and ensure our requirements are met under both RMA and Enforcement Policy, effectively implementing the RMA Compliance Strategy as well as proactively monitoring land use consent approvals for compliance with conditions and approved plans, and where appropriate investigate and advise on compliance with subdivision consents. The role may require occasional work outside normal working hours.

Ideally we would prefer applicants to have:

  • proven work experience in RMA compliance/enforcement
  • ability to educate applicants using well developed facilitation skills
  • good understanding of both Resource Management Act and Enforcement Policy
  • sound investigation skills
  • effective interpersonal skills and a demonstrated commitment to customer service and the ability to work with a wide range of people
  • experience in undertaking noise monitoring under NZS:6803 and NZS:6806

Working for the Kāpiti Coast District Council means being part of a caring, dynamic and effective customer-focused team who make a positive difference in the community we serve.  If you’d like to be part of the team, contact us now. 

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Paul Busing, Team Leader Development Control Manager on 04 296 4700 or free phone 0800 486 486.

Applicants will need to undergo the usual pre-employment checks, including drug and alcohol screening and police, criminal history and credit checks.  Please note you must be eligible to work in New Zealand.


Applications close 12.00 noon, Tuesday 9 May 2017.  Please email your cover letter, CV, completed Council Application, Criminal History Check, Credit Check and Police Vet forms, copy of your work visa (if applicable) and Drivers Licence marked “RMA Compliance Officer, Ref 092” to


Job Description - RMA Compliance Officer


Application and Security Check forms:

Application Form (PDF)
Application Form (WORD)
Criminal History Check Form (Please note:  This form is provided by the Ministry of Justice and is available in PDF only)
Police Vetting Form (Please note:  This form is provided by New Zealand Police and is available in PDF only)
Credit Check Form (PDF)