Building Control Officer

Marlborough District Council

14 May 2021
27 May 2021
$70,000.00 t $80,000.00
Marlborough District Council

A vacancy has become available in the Building Control Group. The Marlborough District Council is offering a position for a Building Control Officer to work in our professional team.

Marlborough is unique for many reasons. The region offers an array of outdoor pursuits in a distinctive and picturesque landscape. With one-fifth of the New Zealand coastline in the Marlborough Sounds, the land and sea offer unlimited accessibility for sports and leisure.

Marlborough District Council is a dynamic, progressive organisation which prides itself on the professionalism it brings to managing a wide range of functions. Our vision is that over the next decade, Marlborough will become a globally-connected district of progressive, high-value enterprise, known for its quality lifestyle, desirable location and natural environment.

Building Control Officers impact people’s well-being and quality of life. They assist Council in meeting its statutory obligations and policies in matters relating to the Building Act, Resource Management Act and Local Government Act, as well as Building Regulations, Building Consent Authority Accreditation Regulations, and Amusement Device Regulations.

Working in our team you will be able to carry out the full range of duties required of a Building Control Officer. The activities will include processing building consent applications and undertaking inspections out in the field. All duties are rotated on a roster system and will provide you with the opportunity to undertake inspections using 4 wheel drive vehicles, water taxis, even fixed wing and helicopter travel to inspections. These inspections are conducted in town and in remote locations such as in our majestic mountains and various islands in the Marlborough Sounds.

To be considered we require you to have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • An understanding of the Building Act and the NZ Building Code.
  • Experience in the building and/or plumbing and drainage industries.
  • Digital literacy and proven experience in Microsoft Office and other computer technologies (all work carried out by the Building Control Group is done digitally).

Preference will be given to applicants who currently hold or who are working towards qualifications in the following technical fields (or similar):

  • Building Control Surveying
  • Building Surveying or Quantity Surveying
  • Construction Management
  • Architectural Studies
  • Building Science
  • Engineering

Applications close 5.00 pm on 27 May 2021.

Applications should be made online via the careers section of Marlborough District Council’s website where you will find full information on the vacancy and how to apply.

For further information you are welcome to contact

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

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