Community Engagement Officer

Utilities Disputes - Tautohetohe Whaipanga resolves disputes about energy, water, and broadband shared property access. Our service is independent and free for consumers.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Part time Community Engagement Officer who will engage proactively with community groups and raise awareness of an important consumer service.

The purpose of the Community Engagement Officer role is to proactively reach out to consumer and other agencies throughout Aotearoa, New Zealand to promote awareness of Utilities Disputes schemes and services. You will target vulnerable groups within the community who currently have no knowledge or access to our services to inform them about the services we provide.

The position will be based in Auckland with a significant focus on the South Auckland area. You will be able to work from home. Some travel is likely to be required.

The Community Engagement Officer will have passion and empathy and be able to relate warmly to others with outstanding communication and written skills. You will have experience working successfully in diverse cultural contexts, with knowledge of Maori and/or Pasifika relations. An ability to communicate in more than one language is an advantage. You will be flexible, be able to prioritise your tasks effectively and have the ability to present to large groups

Utilities Disputes is changing and expanding. We have a supportive team environment, and we value staff development and continuous improvement.

Utilities Disputes welcomes and supports people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disabilities, and religions.

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We look forward to receiving your application by 5pm on Friday 27 November 2020

To apply for this role contact:
Rachel Bellew – Office Administrator