Our Company Values

Excellence is not a skill, it’s all about attitude. Our pride in our work results in excellence.

Integrity is the essence of success. We will always endeavour to do what’s right, even if it’s the hard choice.

Extremes are a fact of life; we strive for Balance. Our wellbeing relies on continuously balancing what work and life bring.

Humility opens the door to genuine RespectRespect me and watch me thrive!

ARAL is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Intermediate/Senior Planners

We have fantastic opportunities available for skilled and motivated Intermediate/Senior Planners at AR & Associates (ARAL). Our business relies on having high quality civil design outputs and this is a key role to ensuring the consistency and quality of our work.

The role involves the preparation and lodgement of AEE’s and resource consent applications for residential, rural, and commercial developments. We also provide specialist advice for local and regional authorities on planning policy, resource consent, and major infrastructure proposals. The successful candidate will join a fantastic team in a well-established and solid performing company with a sound reputation.

We will be looking for:

  • Great communication skills
  • Experience with land-use planning, resource consents, and planning policy
  • Spatial planning and placemaking
  • Infrastructure planning experience and managing global consent applications is a plus
  • The ability to learn fast and be able to adapt to new projects
  • The ability to work independently but also collaboratively
  • A positive outlook and an ability to work well within a team

This role will provide a sound platform to progress and drive a successful and enjoyable professional working career.

ARAL is a high-end multidisciplinary planning, civil and environmental engineering design consultancy, firmly founded on our core values of excellence, integrity, balance and respect.  We offer an integrated approach to ensure that the various facets of our work are coordinated to achieve sustainable, technically optimal and cost-efficient solutions.

At ARAL we pride ourselves on offering exceptional working conditions for our staff in a fun and social setting, fantastic locations in Auckland, Queenstown and Tauranga, and a culture of transparency and open communication. Our main offices are located just a short walk from beautiful Takapuna Beach and our meeting rooms enjoy views of Rangitoto and the Hauraki Gulf. There are an unprecedented number of great places to eat within a very small radius.

If you believe you have the skills, experience, and personal traits to be successful in this role, please send your curriculum vitae and covering letter to: ARAssociates.HR(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign) or joao.machado(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign) . For an informal and confidential conversation about these opportunities, get in touch with Joao Machado, Senior Associate – Planning via email or on mobile +64 272 950 386.