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Senior Development / Development Engineer - Ref 044

Want to be part of a team which is solution focussed and helps ensure innovative design solutions integrate with the unique environment on the Kāpiti Coast?  Here’s your chance!

You will be a key link between the Council’s infrastructure and regulatory services groups, as well as developers and their agents, such as consultants and contractors – providing them with engineering advice for subdivisions and land developments. 

You will help set the direction for future development and its associated infrastructure in the Kapiti Coast by helping lead the review of the Subdivision and Development Principles and Requirements.

You will assist in ensuring appropriate engineering conditions are included in resource consents and in assessing engineering plans, as well as undertaking audit and compliance inspections on infrastructure works undertaken by developers and ensuring assets vested in Council through subdivision and development meet Council’s requirements.

This is a full time position based in Paraparaumu.  The Ideal candidate will have the following prerequisites:

  • CPEng, BEng (Civil), NZCE (Civil) or NZCE/REA, or equivalent;
  • Previous design and/or construction experience in subdivision developments with understanding of sustainable development principles;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of engineering plans, engineering construction      standards, specifications & contract documentation, contract supervision / administration;
  • Excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently and under time constraints;
  • Excellent customer / public relation skills and ability to relate to a wide range of      people.

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

Applications close 12.00 noon, Monday 12 February 2018.  Please note you must be eligible to work in New Zealand.  Please email your cover letter, CV, completed Council Application, copy of your work visa (if applicable) and Drivers Licence marked “Senior Development / Development Engineer – Ref 044” to  

Job Description

JD Senior Development Engineer_.pdf


Kapiti Coast District Council Application form:

Application for Employment (WORD)

 Application for Employment (PDF)

* This document must accompany every application submitted