Building Control Officer - Inspections

Queenstown Lakes District Council

23 April 2021
7 May 2021
$71,820 - $79,800
Queenstown Lakmes District Council
Employing over 500 staff in what is indisputably one of the most stunning locations in the country, Queenstown Lakes District Council is at the very heart of a dynamic community. Our services are essential to the people in our region and include infrastructure development, community recreational facilities and planning, building and other regulatory services. 
Building Control Officers are responsible for implementing the regulatory requirements of the Building Act ensuring the quality of our residential and commercial buildings meet the requirements of our community and their occupiers. Your focus will be on inspecting building work to facilitate the issuing of Code Compliance Certificates and verifying that the finished work complies with the New Zealand Building Code.  
This is an opportunity to be part of a close-knit, technically-savvy Building Services Team driven to make a difference in our dynamic community.
The successful candidate will hold; 
  • At least three years’ building control experience, or capability to develop this level of experience as a new graduate or experiences building practitioner 
  • Of equal importance, the candidate will have high attention to detail
  • Possess or be working towards an appropriate NZ qualification relating to Building Controls
  • A sound knowledge of building industry legislation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Most importantly, have demonstrable ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders and gain their respect and trust

QLDC offer:
  • Competitive market remuneration
  • Career progression and training opportunities
  • Subsidised health insurance
  • Discounted health and fitness club rates at our great facilities
  • Relocation allowance will also be considered
For more information on this role, or to apply, please visit or feel free to contact either Robert Aurik – Team Leader – Building Inspections or Chris English - Manager – Building Services, to discuss this exciting opportunity in confidence.
Applications close: Friday, 7 May 2021. 

Note: Applicant must have a legal right to work in NZ

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