Building Control Officer

Waimate District Council

8 October 2021
8 November 2021
Waimate District Council

Are you a Building Control Officer looking for a fantastic new challenge in a beautiful location?

We have the perfect opportunity for you at the Waimate District Council!

We are seeking an experienced, driven and motivated individual to join our busy Regulatory and Compliance Group on a permanent full-time basis.

As a Building Control Officer, you will hit the ground running, performing all Building Consent Authority (BCA) and Territorial Authority (TA) functions to a high standard. You will use your exceptional communication skills to build strong working relationships with contractors, the public and Council clients.

Your day-to-day will look like:

  • Provide advice and interpretation to the public on matters relating to the Building Act, NZ Building Code and Regulations
  • Assess Building Consent applications for compliance with the Building Act, NZ Building Code and associated Regulations and record decisions to grant and issue or refuse to issue consents
  • Undertake final inspections and review supporting documents to issue or refuse to issue Code Compliance Certificates (CCC)
  • Perform all BCA functions in accordance with the current Quality Assurance System
  • Perform enforcement actions as provided under the Building Act
  • Perform reviews and provide reports as required to the person responsible for the Quality Assurance System of the BCA
  • Receive and process applications for Land Information Memorandums (LIMs)
  • Process and issue Project Information Memorandums (PIMs) and amendments to Compliance Schedules
  • Issue Notices to Fix (NTF) only after consultation with the Building Control Manager or Regulatory and Compliance Group Manager, where contraventions of the Building Act, NZ Building Code and Regulations have been identified

You will have:

  • Hold a National Diploma in Building Surveying (small buildings) and or National Diploma in Building Surveying (medium or large buildings) or equivalent qualification
  • Previous work experience in the building industry and regulatory environments such as BCAs
  • Knowledge of the Building Act, Building Code, Acceptable Solutions and verification methods, AS/NZS Standards, and other relevant legislation
  • Full clean driver's licence

The Waimate District is welcoming, has affordable housing, good schools and plenty of outdoor recreational activities. Waimate is also home to some fantastic events including the Waimate Strawberry Fare and the Waimate 50 Street Car Race.

If you are ready to take on a challenging, varied role and make a real and positive difference to the Waimate District, then this is the role for you!

Only candidates with the legal right to work in NZ will be considered.

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 5679245. Applications close 08 November 2021

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

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