Cadastral Senior Survey Advisor, Toitu Te Whenua | Land Information New Zealand

  • 15 August 2022
  • Various

About the job

  • Are you a cadastral surveyor who is passionate about the integrity of the cadastral survey system?
  • Keen to use your already broad experience to help develop the survey system?
  • Does the idea of work/life balance within a culture of supported professional growth interest you?

Te Tākinatanga - Our Story

At Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand, our key role is to ensure New Zealanders have accurate information about where people and places are, that people have confidence in their property rights and that Crown property is well managed for future generations.

From the best way to develop farmland, build a new suburb, manage a high-country farm, or navigate on land or at sea, our work and location information help people make better decisions and create economic, social, environmental, and cultural value for New Zealand.

We aim to set our staff up for success and long-term opportunities for professional development and enjoyable career pathways with us. To help you in this role, a strong understanding of the cadastral survey system and its records is essential along with solid analytical and reasoning skills.

We're passionate about using our expertise to solve problems and provide the best level of service possible to our peer group and our customers.

Toitū Te Whenua offers a stimulating work environment, engaged colleagues, and flexible work arrangements. We have a diverse culture and encourage personal development, and training.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

You will join a team reporting to the Deputy Surveyor-General in the Office of the Surveyor-General where you will:

  • Contribute to the development of regulations, standards, and guidelines to ensure the quality, integrity, accessibility, and security of cadastral, geodetic, electoral, and addressing data & systems
  • Undertake investigations of anomalies in cadastral surveys
  • Provide expert cadastral advice within Toitū Te Whenua and to external surveyors
  • Provide expert advice on the operation of the survey system

He pūkenga tou - Skills & Experience

  • Hold a suitable tertiary qualification and a Cadastral Survey Licence.
  • Interpretation of regulatory standards, guidelines, common law, and legislation.
  • providing expert advice in the conduct of surveys and to those seeking to understand the purpose and application of cadastral surveys to the various tenure uses.
  • You will have excellent communication skills and a willingness to work collaboratively to build strong relationships within the team, across Toitū Te Whenua and with stakeholders.

The salary range for this position is $95,846 - $129,674

Ngā mea e tukuna ana e tātau – What we offer our employees

  • Interesting work which impacts NZ
  • Eye & ear care reimbursements
  • Annual Flu Vaccinations
  • Reduced Health Insurance Premiums
  • Diverse groups and networks

As an organisation Toitū Te Whenua embraces diversity, encourages work life balance and we have a flexible approach to the way we work which means you will quickly feel connected and valued. Toitū Te Whenua is one of the most engaged organisations in the public sector and people always say what a great place Toitū Te Whenua is to work.

Tono mai - How to Apply

To apply, please click Apply Online.” You'll be taken through to our Toitū Te Whenua Careers Centre where you'll be able to review further information about the responsibilities and accountabilities of this role in the Position Description. You'll be able to complete your online application form and upload a copy of your CV/Cover Letter.

Applications close Monday 15 August 2022. This opportunity is open to those who can work from any of our following office locations. Wellington, Christchurch or Hamilton.

The goal of the Government is to ensure that all those who can, are vaccinated. To support this, there is an expectation that all employees in the public service should be vaccinated. To meet the needs of the communities and organisations we engage with, our people in high-contact positions may need to be vaccinated.

If you have any questions about this role or working at Toitū Te Whenua, please email and our Recruitment Team will be in touch with you.

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