Code of Compliance Certificates Review Officer

Wellington City Council

17 September 2020
30 September 2020
Wellington City Council
  • Challenging and interesting opportunity
  • Contribute to our city's future
  • Be part of a fun and a diverse group of people

We are looking for a positive team player to join our Building Compliance and Consents team here at Wellington City Council.

This position sits with the Building Compliance and Consents (BCC) team whose primary function is to make sure that buildings within Wellington are safe.

On a daily basis your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Assessing building consent information for the issuing of Code of Compliance Certificates
  • Working with the Team Leaders and Seniors to assist with the issuing of Certificate of Acceptance and management of Notices to Fix
  • Assisting in and carrying out inspections and investigate complaints
  • Compile and maintain accurate records of all activities

Our ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of the NZ building construction sector and the relevant legislative knowledge or equivalent tertiary qualification in the sector. You will be someone with excellent communication skills with an ability to suit your style for a diverse audience. For us it is important that you always put our customers first and maintain collaborative relationships, in order to deliver positive outcomes for our city. We are looking for someone with an eye for detail as a high level of accuracy is required in this role, you will also be able to understand the construction risks and risk to council in respect of the consenting and sign off process.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have a positive attitude and an ability to work in a fast-paced team environment where support and camaraderie is paramount. We are offering a comprehensive training and development plan for candidates with an entry level qualification or experience in the building industry.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Annabelle Atkins at

To submit an application and/or to view the position description please click the apply button.

Applicants must have a current NZ driver's licence and the right to work in New Zealand.

Applications for this role will close on Wednesday, 30 September 2020.

We're looking for people who share our passion for Wellington and have the same values that we do - to make our city an even better place to live and work.

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