Building Control Officer - Processing

Whakatane District Council

24 November 2021
10 December 2021
Whakatane District Council

Here at Whakatāne District Council, we're passionate about a lot of things. We're passionate about delivering well-needed services and providing what is needed to support our communities to be the best they can be. We want to make sure we support our vision of being the place of choice for people to live, work and play. We're committed to upholding the Treaty of Waitangi and establishing effective relationships to strengthen partnerships with whānau, hapū and iwi. Working with us means being part of a close-knit, customer-focused team in one of New Zealand's sunniest locations. We pride ourselves on employing talented professionals who like to have fun, embrace our values of trust, excellence, learning and teamwork and enjoy living in our superb environment. Come and join us, take a breath and find more life in life.

An opportunity has arisen within our Building and Environment Services Team for a Building Control Officer - Processing to join our team! The main purpose of this role is to deliver high-quality technical advice on all aspects of the building consent process to ensure alignment of the Building Act 2004.

We'll provide the support and professional development; you'll provide the skills. To be successful in this role you will be competent in residential processing and if you had commercial processing experience too that would be fantastic. You also must hold a Regulation 18 recognised qualification. We are an AlphaOne user for processing, inspections and certification and knowledge of this would be an advantage. Excellent customer service and communication skills are key requirements of the role.

The key responsibilities for this role are:

  • Have practical experience as a Building Control Officer, with a recognised qualification under the Building (Accreditation of Building Authorities) Regulations 2006
  • Keen to undertake continued learning
  • A high level of integrity and commitment
  • A positive team player

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Christine Watkinson, Manager Building and Environmental Services or a member of our People & Capability team on 07 306 0500 or apply now.

Applications close 10 December 2021

It is important for applicants to know that Whakatane District Council is currently undergoing a health and safety risk assessment to determine the risks of COVID-19 in our workplace and whether vaccinations are inherent to ensuring the health and safety of our team and customers. This role is subject to the risk assessment and depending on the outcome, may need to be completed by a fully vaccinated individual. We will update all shortlisted candidates as soon as this information is available.

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 5747617.

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

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