Job vacancies

Job vacancies at Heritage New Zealand are advertised on this website, and across a range of other appropriate media including daily newspapers.

Planner - based in Wellington

There is a vacancy for an experienced resource management planner in the Central Region office in Wellington. The Central Region includes Wellington, Hawkes Bay, Taranaki, Nelson and Marlborough Districts.  Some travel within these areas will be involved.

This position provides a real opportunity to make a highly significant contribution as part of Heritage New Zealand’s Central Region team in promoting the protection and conservation of New Zealand's important historic places.  Your expertise, personality and creativity is needed to complement a committed multidisciplinary team of specialists in our central city office.

The position involves proactive engagement with local authorities and property owners to develop strategies, policies, plans and consenting processes to recognise and provide for the retention and ongoing use of historic heritage.  It is a busy, but rewarding, position for a planner with an understanding and appreciation of the importance of heritage and how it enhances the places New Zealanders call ‘home’.

A tertiary qualification in planning or related field is required.

The salary range for this position is $68,000 - $78,000.  Read the position description.

This position is being re-advertised. Applications close on Sunday 3rd May 2020.

How to apply

Apply online via the Seek - please complete the application form (Word) and attach this in your Seek application.  Alternatively send the completed application form with your covering letter and CV to