Urban Designer

Job details

Organisation
Christchurch City Council
Closes
29 Oct 2012
Region
Canterbury
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Design

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Strategy & Planning Group 


  •  Play a key role in the recovery of Christchurch
  •  Varied and challenging permanent positions
  •  Join a community focused, forward thinking team

The Christchurch City Council has three exciting permanent positions within its Urban Design and Regeneration Unit that will provide you with a unique opportunity to shape the future of the City! The Council has put in place a number of initiatives to support the recovery of the City following the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 with a focus on the central city, key suburban centres and new residential areas.

Working within the Strategy and Planning Group you'll support the City's recovery from the earthquakes and contribute to the delivery of a diverse range of Council initiatives in partnership with key stakeholders.

You'll be involved in a range of projects from site specific planning and design through to city wide strategies and policies. Using your urban design knowledge you will provide advice on Council projects, master plans, district plan changes, resource consent applications and support the Urban Design Panel. You'll have an opportunity to influence future development plans to deliver good urban design outcomes and support the recovery of the City.

With a tertiary level qualification in urban design you will have significant experience in the sector. You will have well developed design skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders. Knowledge of relevant legislation and familiarity with regulatory processes will be required. You will be a proactive person able to work well within multi-disciplinary teams influencing and guiding the decisions of others.

Job Description

Additional recruitment information:
Salary: Will be negotiated with the successful applicant
Hours of work:  Permanent, Full-time position

Check out two other vacancies in our team - Senior Urban Regeneration Adviser and Planner (Urban Regeneration)

Key skills

Using your urban design knowledge you will provide advice on Council projects, master plans, district plan changes, resource consent applications and support the Urban Design Panel.

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10 Oct 2012

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