Building Control Officer

Far North District Council

2 June 2022
2 July 2022
$68,051 – $80,060
Far North District Council

To undertake Building Control functions as directed to establish compliance with NZ Building Act, NZ Building Code and any applicable Regulations. This position reports to Team Leader - Consents and or Inspections.


The key accountabilities of this position are:

• Perform building control functions in accordance with the requirements of the Building Act 2004, Building Code and any applicable Regulations.

• Self manages to achieve duties in a timely manner while adhering to the FNDC Quality Manual for Accreditation, conduct policy and the BOINZ ethics statement.

• Maintains and demonstrates an enabling mind set, with consideration to cultural and social differences when interacting with stake holders to achieve compliant outcomes, which contribute to wider community by Increasing customer understanding of regulatory controls and processes and guiding customers through the process to achieve compliance.

• Develops and maintains competency in accordance with the National Competency Assessment System to perform building control functions with an ongoing commitment to professional development as set out in your personal development plan.

• Maintains and develops emotional intelligence skills (soft skills) to contribute to an inclusive and
collaborative team environment while endeavouring to maintain relationships with our customer base and
the construction industry we serve.

Additional accountabilities are:
• Understand your powers and authority as an Authorised Officer and limits on delegated authority.

• Accurate and informed technical decisions made to effectively manage the organisation’s exposure to
liability resulting from possible building failure.

• To communicate the reasons for the inspection results to the customer (builder, owner, and agent) in a
manner that enables them to understand any outstanding compliance issues.

• Inspect building work against approved building consents, building code standards and other applicable
legislative requirements and make the appropriate technical decision to pass or fail the inspection.

• The ability to interact with and develop effective working relationships with people associated with the
construction industry.


Tā mātou āroha – What we Offer
If you are looking for a 'career' rather than a 'job' - look no further!
Far North District Council is a progressive and growing Council filled with like-minded people who love what they do and are committed to providing superior services to residents in their community.

• Salary range – Grade 14 ($68,051 – $80,060)

• Hybrid remote working

• Flexible work arrangements

• Free $100,000 life insurance scheme (conditions apply)

• Free “Will IT” package, so that if the unexpected happens your family is supported

• Learning & Development Plan 

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

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