Nelson City Council

Legal Executive

Nelson City Council

Government Services

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There’s no place else like it, and no better time to join!

• Build your Legal Property Services career!

What could be better than growing your career in a vibrant city with great schools and a strong cultural, art and events focus? With stunning beaches, high sunshine hours and a great balance of career and lifestyle, Nelson is an amazing place to be. As a Legal Exec in a fun, forward thinking team in a council dedicated to making Nelson even more of an amazing place to be, quite simply, there has never been a better time to join our Property team. 

We recently changed the way we do things to make sure our services are delivered in the most effective way possible. This means there is now a need for a Legal Executive to come on board and make the job their own. Sound like you?

In this role, you’ll be helping to provide legal services to the Property office. We will be looking to you to bring energy and enthusiasm to preparing and reviewing low risk legal documents, reviewing survey plans and undertaking title searches. We need you to be the go to person when staff need ad hoc advice on anything pertaining to property legal issues.

You will need:

  • Intermediate level experience in the provision of property legal services
  • High level of communication and relationship management skills
  • Strong personal prioritisation and time management skills
  • Sound judgement and decision making skills


Here at Nelson City Council we value integrity, focus on our customers and place an emphasis on teamwork. Working at Council gives you an opportunity to make a difference to Nelson, in a safe, supportive and enjoyable work environment.

So if you are looking to take the next step in your career and want to make a difference living in this wonderful city, then apply now.

For more information and to apply please visit our website

For more information about this role please contact Nikki Harrison, Group Manager Corporate Services on 03 545 8841.

Applications close 9am Tuesday 28 June 2016.

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