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Property Rights Analyst (Survey)

Land Information New Zealand
Job Category:
Canterbury - Christchurch
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
Closing Date:
File Attachment:
PD Operations PRA Survey - Wairere.pdf (PDF, 310KB)
Job Description

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Job Description

  • Are you highly analytical with strong attention to detail?
  • Interested in protecting the integrity of New Zealand's property system?
  • Do you work well in a team and have a willingness to learn?


Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is responsible for providing and maintaining the certainty of private property ownership by recording survey and land title information and making this information available to support economic activity.

The role of a Property Rights Analyst (Survey) is to validate and approve cadastral survey plans prepared by private survey firms, and integrate the data into New Zealand's spatial database of property boundaries.

A comprehensive and engaging training programme will ensure you develop the skills and experience needed to analyse and approve these survey plans.


Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Validating and approving cadastral survey plans in line with relevant legislation and according to standard operating procedures.
  • Ensuring the survey data is accurately integrated into New Zealand's spatial database.


You will be highly analytical, with strong attention to detail and good spatial awareness. The role requires the ability to synthesise a wide range of information to make confident decisions in line with regulatory standards. You will need to work quickly and accurately to ensure we respond to the customer in a timely manner. Your superior communication skills, ability to be a real team player, positive can do attitude and focus on always putting the customer first will see you succeed in this role.

You could come from a number of diverse backgrounds: you may be someone who is technologically savvy, able to translate technical information into common language and vice versa, have a strong background in spatial information, geography and/or maths.

Successful candidates will enjoy a modern working environment and be part of a supportive team providing professional service to its customers.

These are Monday – Friday full time positions.

Apply online and submit your CV and cover letter outlining your skills and experience for this role. We are looking for specific evidence and examples of how you meet each of the competencies outlined in the position description.

For further information please contact the hiring manager Carl Adcock, Team Manager on

Applications close at 5.00pm on Sunday 27 May 2018.

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