Job Descriptions - Local Government Liaison Officer
The New Zealand Association of Radio Transmitters Incorporated
Position: Local Government Liaison Officer
Location: Unrestricted with New Zealand
Responsible to: NZART Council
Description of Position
The Local Government Liaison Officer is an Officer appointed by NZART Council to retain a reference file of previous cases reported and to supply specialist advice for Radio Amateurs dealing with Local Government.
The Local Government Liaison Officer reports to NZART Council.
Duties of the Position
Coordination of information of submissions made to Local Government concerning masts, towers, town plans and other matters relating to the operation of an Amateur Radio station.
Supply information and advice to Members and NZART Council as support and assistance in submissions to Local Government.
Maintain a reference file of skilled and informed people able to assist Amateur Radio Operators in their dealings with Local Government
Provide a contact point for Members and NZART Branches on matters relating to Local Government policies and plans.
Competently manage any budget or money approved by NZART Council.
Report quarterly to Council plus a written annual report by the 20th January each year. The annual report should also be submitted to 'Break In' in time for the issue that contains Officers Reports for the Annual General Meeting of NZART.
The Local Government Liaison Officer will require:
the ability to work with people at all levels of Amateur Radio and Local Government
an understanding of the need to maintain accurate records
a knowledge of how to present and advise on submissions to Local Government
some understanding of Local Government Policies appertaining to town plans, building codes and the Resource Management Act.
The position is an unpaid annual appointment by Council, however, operating expenses will be refunded as per NZART Policy on Officer Expenses
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