Building Officer

Hastings District Council

28 November 2018
14 December 2018
Hastings District Council


Hastings District Council is seeking applications for a permanent full-time Building Officer to join their team in the Planning and Regulatory Services Group.

This role involves processing building consent applications and completing building inspections during the course of construction.

The preferred candidate will have:

  • An appropriate qualification in building or design, or a related field that will be recognized by Regulation 18 of the Building (Accreditation of Building Consent Authorities) Regulations 2006, or is prepared to work towards an appropriate qualification

  • Technical competency under the national competency assessment criteria for Building Officers

  • Training and practical industry experience in construction, building design, building surveying or inspection

  • Ability to assess building/construction plans to ensure compliance with the New Zealand building code

  • Well-developed written and oral communication  skills, and advanced computer skills

  • An excellent customer service focus


Applicants that do not hold an appropriate qualification may be considered for this position on the basis that you will be prepared to enroll in a programme of study for an appropriate diploma level qualification. This will require you to be bonded to Hastings District Council for at least three years.

Visit for more information about this role and to submit an application.

Applications close:  14 December 2018

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

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