Environmental planners – also known as urban/regional planners – work with plans that shape the physical, environmental, social and economic development of both urban and rural areas.
They may work for local or national authorities where they:
Other planners work for private consultancy companies, where they help to make sure that proposed development projects will comply with the relevant Urban or District Plan and the Resource Management Act. This may involve writing and presenting reports at resource consent or environmental planning hearings.
Planners typically earn:
Key tertiary qualifications:
Recommended school subjects:
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