AECOM Senior Environmental Planner in Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand - Auckland, Auckland

Job Summary

The Role

AECOM is proud to have secured some of the most iconic and challenging land use and transport infrastructure planning projects in New Zealand and our Auckland Environmental team is looking to grow the existing team of talented Planners to help us deliver them.

We need environmental and policy planners who can contribute to the following services:

  • Scope planning requirements, develop planning methodologies and advise on key information to support required approvals

  • Identify and advise on key environmental risks to the delivery of projects

  • Prepare and support applications requiring planning approval (i.e. resource consents, plan change requests, notices of requirement etc.)

  • Prepare submissions on planning documents

  • Provide planning assistance to territorial, regional and national planning authorities

  • Identify and develop new business development initiatives

Minimum Requirements

About you

We are seeking a self-motivated individual with a strong client focus who can demonstrate experience in:

  • Infrastructure designations and resource consents

  • Statutory policy and landuse planning (plan changes, structure planning and master planning processes)

  • Stakeholder engagement and consultation

  • Social Impact Assessment

  • Building a client base

  • New Zealand planning within a consulting environment

Preferred Qualifications


  • Resource Management or NZ planning qualification

  • NZPI membership (or eligibility)

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Planning

Business Line Environment

Business Group

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 198277BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.