Young Nicks Head
Poverty Bay


The Commissioner employs a small interdisciplinary team all located in Wellington. Team members have backgrounds in policy, physical and natural sciences, the law, planning disciplines, the arts and economics, communications, human resources and administration, and bring a range of life experiences to their work.

The aim is to recruit and retain experienced, high performing and versatile staff with proven records. Our core competencies include conceptual thinking, analysis and logical thinking, written and oral communication, and teamwork. Project management skills are important for senior positions.

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunities in the workplace. Procedures of recruitment and selection, promotion, career development and conditions of employment are designed to be equitable.


The position for communications and information adviser is available.