Building Control Officer

Westland District Council

16 November 2021
16 December 2021
Shelley Sutherland
  • Performing various functions required by the Building Act 2004;
  • Processing applications for building consents, PIMs, exemptions and Certificates of Acceptance
  • Inspection of consented building works
  • Investigate complaints of potential illegal building works and issue and monitor Notices to Fix where appropriate
  • Monitoring and maintaining compliance schedules, enforcing the Building Warrant of Fitness system, on site compliance schedule audits

The Westland District Council is seeking an experienced Building Control Officer to perform a range of tasks relating to building-related Building Consent Authority (BCA) and Territorial Authority (TA) functions. This will primarily involve processing building consent applications, performing inspections, and issuing Code Compliance Certificates, and other TA/BCA functions.

You will ideally have 3 – 5 years’ experience in a similar role and hold or be working toward an appropriate qualification recognised in Regulation 18 of the Building Regulations 2006 Act.  A high level working knowledge of the Building Act, Regulations and Building Code is required.  You will also maintain excellent customer service.  

We are seeking an enthusiastic person with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, a thorough knowledge of relevant legislation, bylaws and able to learn and follow policies.  You will have high levels of computer literacy especially with the relevant programmes/software, and problem solving abilities. You will be a great team player. Relevant experience in a local government environment is preferred.  The salary range for a suitably qualified applicant is $70,000 to $85,000.

Full details of the role are in the Position Description, which is available on our website, along with our application form. 

For further information or to apply please email Shelley Sutherland, People and Capability Manager,  Please include a cover letter, your CV and a copy of our application form, available from our website.

We will short-list as applications are received so please do not delay in applying for this position.

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

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