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South Taranaki District Council

Property Officer

Full Time - 40 hours per week

Closing Date: upon a suitable appointment to the role.

Are you thinking about a change?

Would a busy role with variety and responsibility based in Hawera be of interest to you?

Do you have experience in land and property lease management?

If so, we might have just the job for you!

We are searching for a unique individual to join us as Property Officer in our busy Property Unit.

The Council’s property portfolio includes a wide range of properties which fill diverse needs for the organisation and the community. The primary activities of the Property Officer role will be to maintain the Council’s property portfolio in accordance with legal requirements, Council policy and plans, ensuring that they generate income and improve the provision of service and/or benefit to the community.

This is a position of responsibility with an emphasis on building a robust land and property lease portfolio and systems, as well as delivering a range of services to other units including managing processes for easements, road stopping, acquisitions and disposals. It will suit a person who enjoys challenges, has some get up and go with an excellent standard of customer service and a property related tertiary qualification or similar. The ability to demonstrate knowledge of the Property Law, Reserves, Public Works and Local Government Acts will be advantageous as will previous technical experience.

The ideal applicant will be versatile and multi-skilled and enjoy the challenge of a wide variety of work. They should be self-motivated and able to work under pressure, be well organised and have the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines. A positive, co-operative attitude, great people skills, a willingness to work in a busy team environment and sound written and oral communication skills are also required.

The South Taranaki District Council offers a proven "Best Place to Work" environment and the chance to join an energetic and progressive organisation. We employ people with a 'Can Do' attitude who want to work for a united organisation with a strong sense of family that is proud to serve its communities. The STDC invests strongly in learning and personal development for its staff and offers competitive remuneration packages and modern facilities.

If you would like to join NZ’s most “Can Do Council” apply now by visiting  We will be reviewing applications individually, therefore applications will close upon a suitable appointment to the role.