Building Services Officer

South Waikato District Council

4 August 2022
28 August 2022
South Waikato District Council
  • Central North Island location
  • Rural, outdoors lifestyle … from cycle and mountain bike trails to hiking, and cheese rolling
  • Take the next step in your career for a community-led organisation.

Ko tatou tenei: About Us

South Waikato District Council is committed to being a high-performance organisation with people who act with integrity, make it happen and work together. This is your chance to be part of an organisation that is committed to building a more vibrant, attractive, and prosperous district.

Te āheinga: The opportunity

Wanting a chance to build your career within the building sector? Then our building team has the role for you. This varied role involves educating the community, onsite inspections, monitoring, information gathering, advice and legislative work.

Some tasks consist of:

  • Building Warrant of Fitness Compliance and Audits
  • Swimming Pool Inspections
  • Monitoring and Enforcement
    • Relocatable dwellings
    • Derelict and Dangerous Buildings
    • General By-law and Consent compliance support

We are looking for the right person so if you are limited on experience, we'd still love to hear from you.

Full details of key responsibilities are available in the Job Description.

He kōrero mōu: About you

You will have enthusiasm for construction, a passion for design, like working with regulations and being part of a small supportive team. You will need excellent interpersonal skills to connect with the diverse range of people we support across the district. Your self-confidence, diplomacy and sense of humour will serve you well in doing this. You will also need an enquiring mind and the ability to analyse situations and information to make robust decisions, sometimes in difficult situations.

Previous experience in enforcement, investigations or a tertiary qualification would be great with a good eye for detail and being cool under pressure.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

As a member of our team, you will benefit from ongoing professional development unique to you, safe and healthy working conditions, regular health checks (eye tests/vaccinations), access to our Employee Assistance Programme (free Counselling service), an active Social Club, and ample free car parking!

Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications. We encourage early applications as we may withdraw the advertising at any time, so don't miss out on this great opportunity.

Click here to find out why the South Waikato District is the place to be

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 6046571.

Applications close 28 August 2022

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

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