Building Control Officer

Westland District Council

13 March 2023
13 April 2023
Westland District Council

Based in Hokitika on the South Island’s beautiful West Coast, surrounded by the natural beauty of mountains, with the river and lakes nearby, this is an opportunity to be part of and contribute to a growing vibrant community.  

The Westland Building Council Authority (BCA) is seeking an enthusiastic experienced Building Control Officer to perform a range of tasks relating to building-related BCA and Territorial Authority (TA) functions.  This will primarily involve processing building consent applications, Certificates of Acceptance, Project Information Memorandums and Exemptions and TA related activities.

You will ideally have 3 – 5 years'experience in a similar role with R1-3 and C1-2 competency and hold an appropriate qualification recognised in Regulation 18 of the Building Regulations 2006 Act.  A high level working knowledge of the Building Act, Regulations and Building Code is essential.   You will also maintain excellent customer service and stakeholder relationships. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic person with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, preferably with a thorough knowledge of relevant legislation, bylaws and able to learn and follow policies.  You will have high levels of computer literacy especially with the relevant programmes/software, and problem-solving abilities. You will be a great team player as we have a super team environment.  

Please apply with your CV and Cover Letter on our webpage at

Applications will be considered upon submission.


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

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