Building Management Officer

Taupo District Council

26 August 2021
17 September 2021
$65,000 - $76,000 per annum
Taupo District Council

Taupō, with it’s breath-taking lake and mountains, is the place to be. Whether you're into fishing, hunting, swimming, biking or simply enjoying nature (or a latte), Taupō offers an idyllic lifestyle for everyone!

About Us:

Taupō District Council is a progressive organization committed to becoming the best we can be, and we are looking for people who share our dedication to excellence and continuous improvement. There’s never been a more exciting time to join our Building Team – & who wouldn’t want to live in natures playground?

About the Role:

Ever thought about branching out in to building inspecting? If you are an energetic and experienced individual who’s been hoping for an opportunity to support development within the beautiful district of Taupō, here’s your chance to work for local government within the construction environment? Building is booming, but it’s not without its challenges e.g., material shortages, project expectations & COVID. This role in Taupō District Council’s busy Building Team will provide a rewarding career and the chance to really make your mark on the shape of the District.

As a Building Management Officer, you will work collaboratively with the community to conduct building inspections and ensure compliance with relevant codes & legislation. You’ll proactively seek solutions to the challenges facing today’s construction industry & seek the best practical outcomes within the fold of a supportive, high performing team of experts.

In a typical day you can expect to;

  • Undertake scheduled building inspections to ensure building work complies with the approved consent
  • Determine, document, & record outcomes, and generate inspection reports
  • Review technical information and issue Code Compliance Certificates
  • Provide professional, high-quality support for the industry
  • Collaborate with the team to share expertise and achieve positive results

About You:

Our team is guided by the values of working together to achieve the best possible outcomes for the communities we serve. As well as sharing that drive, you will have;

  • An excellent understanding of the construction industry and knowledge of Building Legislation backed by at least 2 years of experience in a relevant field
  • A NZ Diploma in a similar field e.g., building control, architecture, construction management and/or a relevant Trade Certificate
  • Previous experience in a BCA team or similar (ideally)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A professional and approachable manner.

Why you should apply:

When you join us, you can look forward to a rewarding career full of opportunities to develop, along with a positive and supportive work environment. We do this through: 

  • Strong focus on employee health, wellness, and wellbeing
  • Flexible, family-friendly work environment
  • Assistance with ongoing professional development
  • Positive health and safety culture
  • Skills development programmes across different functional jobs; and
  • A supportive and social work environment where enduring friendships and collegiality develop.

Does this sound like you? Do you have the right skills, willingness to learn, passion for providing outstanding customer service and desire to make a difference? Are you looking for the next step or a change in your career? If you answered YES, YES, YES, then we look forward to receiving your application!

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

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