Major Group: 2 - Professionals | Sub-Major Group: 23 - Design, Engineering, Science and Transport Professionals | Minor Group: 232 - Architects, Designers, Planners and Surveyors | Unit Group: 2326 - Urban and Regional Planners
Description: Develops and implements plans and policies for the controlled use of urban and rural land, and advises on economic, environmental and social factors affecting land use.
Skill Level 1 : Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Resource Management Planner (NZ)
Traffic and Transport Planner
Specialisation titles are any commonly used titles which refer to a subset of jobs belonging to the occupation designated in the principal title. These jobs involve the performance of specialised tasks rather than the broader range of tasks usually performed in the occupation.
UNIT GROUP 2326: URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNERS
Description: Develop and implement plans and policies for the controlled use of urban and rural land, and advise on economic, environmental and social factors affecting land use.
Skill Level: Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
compiling and analysing data on economic, legal, political, cultural, demographic, sociological, physical and environmental factors affecting land use
conferring with government authorities, communities, Architects, social scientists, Legal Professionals, and planning, development and environmental specialists
devising and recommending use and development of land, and presenting narrative and graphic plans, programs and designs to groups and individuals
advising governments and organisations on urban and regional planning and resource planning
reviewing and evaluating environmental impact reports
staying up-to-date with changes in building and zoning codes, regulations and other legal issues
may serve as mediators in disputes over planning proposals and projects
may speak at public meetings and appear before government to explain planning proposals