Team Leader Building Compliance

Thames Coromandel District Council

17 November 2020
1 December 2020
Thames Coromandel District Council

We have an exciting opportunity available for a passionate people leader for our Building Compliance Team.

Reporting to the Building Unit Manager you will have the opportunity to lead and work alongside our tight knit team covering monitoring, compliance and enforcement activities for building related activities and ensuring inspections are undertaken for compliance, including for swimming pool fencing and building warrants of fitness (BWOF).

This operational team leader role is permanent, full time and based in our Thames Office.

About us

At Thames-Coromandel District Council we value highly skilled, community focused people who strive to make our strategic plans come to life, who embody our core values of integrity, respect, innovation and teamwork and strive to be the best.

Leave the traffic lights and the city hustle and bustle behind and make the move to the Coromandel Peninsula. When you choose to live and work here, you can experience what New Zealanders feel when they are on holiday, every day! World class beaches, iconic holiday destinations, great backcountry tramping, biking, diving and of course fishing. All of which is only an hour and a half from Auckland, Tauranga or Hamilton.

About you

If you have a passion for coaching people and have skills in developing talent and creating high performing teams through growing and empowering individuals, then we want to hear from you.

You will need experience in compliance for building related matters, BWOFs and swimming pool fencing legislation. A qualification in building or building control will be an advantage.

Come join us if you are

-       passionate about coaching staff, and enabling them to be the best

-       an exceptional communicator and decision-maker with a calm, solution focused approach to issues and with a smile on your face

-       able to develop strong relationships with key stakeholders both internally and externally making sure we keep our finger on the pulse, and meet needs

-       able to get your teeth into continuous improvement and love processes that work for all parties

-       a person with strong time management skills and ability to prioritise to get the job done while keeping within all statutory timeframes

This is an opportunity to work in a great organisation where diversity and flexibility are promoted.

We offer a competitive salary, a supportive work environment with a commitment to high performance and the opportunity to work within a professional and enthusiastic team.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact our People and Capability Team on 07 868 0200 for a confidential chat. 

To apply, please send your CV & Cover letter to

Applications close Monday 30th November2020 at 5.00pm

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

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