Processing Building Control Officer - Residential and Commercial

Tauranga City Council

21 November 2022
21 December 2022
Tauranga City Council

Tauranga, part of the breath-taking coastal Bay of Plenty. Tauranga Moana, Tauranga Tangata, he Tauranga mōu. A beach paradise right on your backdoor, a sparkling harbour, magnificent views.  Whether you're into fishing, hunting, swimming or exploring nearby mountain bike trails, this is the place to relax and recharge.

We are excited to be recruiting for several building consent processing positions here at Tauranga City Council Building Services. 

If it's time for a change and you are looking for a diverse rewarding career, come and explore your next career move with us.

Opportunities are available for individuals with sound processing knowledge and excellent customer service skills to make the job their own. These positions are responsible for providing professional high-quality compliance assessment of building designs for a wide range of residential, commercial, and industrial buildings.

You will hold an Qualification as per regulation 18 of the Building (Accreditation of Building Consent Authorities) Regulations 2006  or be working towards one

You will hold or have had an established competency  as per Regulation 10 of the Building (Accreditation of Building Consent Authorities) Regulations 2006 

The following skills are preferred;

  • Are currently or have worked within a Building Consent Authority (BCA) or similar environment, where you have had specific processing experience.
  • Have a broad understanding of the Building Act, New Zealand Building Code and other relevant legislation as relates to the building industry.
  • For commercial processing a comprehensive understanding of Compliance Schedules and related specified systems, access and facilities for persons with disabilities would be an advantage.
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise a substantial workload to meet statutory deadlines.

The type of person we are looking is someone with a great attitude, all-round knowledge and readiness to be hands on and to help out. You will have an aptitude for continuous learning as our industry constantly changes with legislation, product innovation, and changing methods of construction. You will also possess a natural ability when it comes to solving problems and suggesting business improvements.

If you are dedicated to quality customer service, a team player with strong communication skills and a pro-active nature then this would be a great role to establish your career with us.

We believe in supporting our talent at Tauranga City Council and we can offer you:

  • A competitive salary
  • On-going training and professional development
  • The potential for flexible working conditions to help you achieve the most from your career.
  • A framework for remuneration based on experience,

If this role appeals to you, please refer to the position description for more detail.

Come and join our high performing supportive team, apply now!

Applicants should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.

All new starters are required to show proof of vaccination as per Government vaccination guidelines.


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

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