Building Control Officer - Processing and Inspections

Stratford District Council

30 September 2021
17 October 2021
Stratford District Council

The Stratford District Council is seeking a Building Control Officer - Processing and Inspections to undertake all aspects of processing building consent applications, inspecting building work for compliance and other Building Act responsibilities.

This is a permanent full-time position and includes:

  • Processing applications for building consent
  • Completion of inspections and/or enforcement actions
  • Ensuring compliance with legislation
  • Completion of Building Control responsibilities in the processing of land information memoranda
  • Positive engagement with customers

The successful applicant will ideally have a sound knowledge of the Building Act and NZ Building Code and will either hold, be studying towards, or be willing to obtain a recognised Regulation 18 qualification. They will be confident with computer work and enjoy dealing with people and being out in the field. Previous experience within local government or a building consent authority would be an advantage but is not essential.

The position has an annual salary of $92,000 for a candidate who meets all of the competencies required. Candidates working towards these competencies can still apply and work towards 100% over time.

Why choose Stratford District Council?

With a population of approximately 9,000, Stratford is one of New Zealand's smallest local authority areas. It has on its boundary two national parks: Egmont National Park (comprising of Mt Taranaki), and Whanganui National Park.

This is a great work opportunity where you get the combined benefits of living in a world-renowned region and having a work environment that enhances work/life balance. Plus Stratford has free parking and great local facilities!

If you enjoy being in a team environment and believe in making a real contribution to the organisation you work for, then we'd love to hear from you.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit. An Individual Employment Agreement will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

To apply for this job go to:

Applications close 17 October 2021

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

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