Team Leader - Building Services

Invercargill City Council

3 May 2021
17 May 2021
Invercargill City Council

It's an exciting time to be in Invercargill and a privilege to work in this region.

Invercargill's reputation for being family-friendly is well deserved, with affordable housing, great schools and amazing facilities. With Central Otago, Fiordland and the Catlins on our doorstep, we are uniquely situated to enable easy exploration of the region's world famous ski fields, lakes and wineries. As New Zealand's southernmost city we proudly encourage a good work-life balance and with direct flights, Auckland, Christchurch, and Wellington are within easy reach. All good reasons why working for Invercargill City Council is a great career and lifestyle choice.

We are seeking an experienced, resilient and positive individual to lead our Building Services team on a permanent full-time basis!

Reporting to the Manager - Planning and Building Services, this position will oversee the day-to-day functions of the Building Control Authority ensuring processes and procedures are developed, maintained and monitored to meet statutory obligations and maintain accreditation.

With exceptional interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills you will thrive in our organisation leading the dedicated Building Services team which consists of seven direct reports. You will also champion a culture of continuous improvement to ensure the provision of the best possible service consistent with a customer first service ethic.

You will have a minimum of three years' experience in a Building Control Authority and hold a tertiary qualification in building control or a related field. Experience in leadership/supervision with knowledge and an understanding of the Local Government Act 2002, the Building Act 2004, New Zealand Building code and any other relevant legislation is essential.

If you are looking for an opportunity where you will not only contribute to the improvement of our region but also make a real-life difference to the community, then apply today.

At Invercargill City Council we pride ourselves on our values - positivity, respect, responsibility and above and beyond. Finding the right fit for our team is really important to us and we work hard to provide an environment reflective of these values.

For more information please see the full position description or contact the Invercargill City Council on 03 211 1777.

With the current border and quarantine restrictions in place, successful applicants must be legally entitled to live and work in New Zealand. While all applications will be reviewed, first priority will be given to those applicants who are currently residing in New Zealand.

To apply for this job go to:

Reference code 5469947.


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

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