Building Officer

Hastings District Council

19 May 2021
19 June 2021
Hastings District Council

Tihei mauri ora!

Nau mai, haere mai, tahuti mai ki Heretaunga!

Heretaunga haukunui, Heretaunga ararau, Heretaunga haaro te kaahu, Heretaunga takoto noa!

Welcome to Heretaunga, the area renowned for its rich and fertile landscape that is sustained by its life-giving dews and waterways. Welcome to Heretaunga, whose beauty is observed by the sharp eye of the harrier hawk; a landscape rich in history and with an esteemed legacy of caring and providing for its inhabitants.

Taitara Mahi – Building Officer

Permanent full-time & Parental Leave Cover 

Now is the time to make the move to Hastings District Council, the Hawkes Bay region is experiencing steady growth which means our team is kept super busy. We are seeking applications for a permanent full-time and fixed term Parental Leave cover Building Officer to join our busy, diverse and dedicated team in the Planning and Regulatory Services Group. This role involves processing building consent applications and completing building inspections during the course of construction.  

Ōu wheako –about you,

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Must have an appropriate qualification in building or design, or a related field that will be recognised by Regulation 18 of the Building (Accreditation of Building Consent Authorities) Regulations 2006. Technical competency assessment criteria for Building Officers. 
  • Training and practical industry experience in construction, building design, building surveying or inspection. 
  • Ability to undertake building inspections and/or process building consent applications to ensure compliance with the New Zealand building code. 
  • Customer Service focus 
  • Well developed written and oral communication skills and advanced computer skills with exposure to Trapeze, Project Partner, GOGET & Techone highly desirable. 

Our work environment is professional, progressive and supports continuous learning and development, if this sounds like you and you have the skills and attitude to be successful in this role then apply today.                                                                                                             

Situated in the heart of Ngāti Kahungunu, the Hastings district and Hawke’s Bay offer an enjoyable environment in which to live, work and play.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. Are you keen to be a part of our journey? If so please visit submit an application. 

Applications Close: Sunday 20 June 2021

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