Grey District Council

Environmental Services Manager

Grey District Council

Government Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 30-11-2018


New Zealand

Work type:

·         Spatial Planning Leadership Role

·         Reporting to the Chief Executive

·         Greymouth – West Coast Location

 Our Client

The Grey District Council is a progressive organisation serving a community of approximately 13,000 residents with its boundaries encompassing an area of 3513 square kilometres. The Grey District economy has come a long way since the pioneering days of the 1860s with key industries such as extraction, fishing, manufacturing, agriculture, services and tourism playing major parts in the economy. The vision for Grey District Council is for the district to be progressive and sustainable where people want to live, work, play and invest in. For more information, visit: The administration is proud to pursue ‘Excellence in Service Delivery’.


The Role

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer,you willlead all aspects of environmental services, including district planning, building control, public and environmental health, and related regulation and compliance. You will directly contribute to organisational strategy and the delivery of its annual plan, develop and manage related budgets, and take a leading role in the development and delivery of a Combined District Plan for the region.


Your Skills and Experience

To succeed in this role you will need to be a strategic thinker with proven leadership experience, outcome and commercially driven with an innovative streak. Exposure to the local government environment, excellent communication skills and commitment to outstanding service delivery are essential to succeed in this role, as is your ability to effectively engage with your team, Council and community.

The Grey District is the ‘Heart of the West Coast’ where the sea, mountains and lakes are only a moment away, combined with its civic infrastructure the district provides an excellent lifestyle option. For more information of the region, go to

A Position Description for the role is available for download at the bottom of the job listing at


To Apply

If you are a confident and driven leader who would embrace the opportunity to have a positive influence on the West Coast, please submit your cover letter and CV by selecting the ‘Apply’ button. Initial enquiries are welcome by phoning Nick Carter on 03 345 8764 or Carole Peterson on 03 345 8751.

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