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Building Control Officer - Processing

Otago - Queenstown

Building Control Officer – Processing

Are you looking to work in a progressive forward thinking organisation?  The most beautiful District in New Zealand is currently experiencing high growth; this growth offers career development opportunities for enthusiastic, motivated and results-driven professionals like you.

The Company

Queenstown Lakes District Council is at the very heart of a thriving, rapidly growing community, employing over 500 staff; we manage infrastructure development, community recreational facilities and planning, building and other regulatory services. With an annual operational budget of over $100m and a capital expenditure programme of $990m over ten years, we are a major part of the district’s economy.

The Role

The Building Control Officer – Processing is responsible for administering the requirements of the Building Act 2004, the Building Regulations and the New Zealand Building Code, in accordance with the QLDC Policies and Procedures.  You’ll have a focus on issuing building consents so that we ensure the quality of our residential and/or commercial buildings meet the requirements of our community and their occupiers.  Be a trusted difference-maker in our vibrant community and help us build our best practice – the right way and as part of a unique and technically-savvy Building Services Team driven to bring their best (and develop the rest), in the best place on earth.

 About You

  • You will already be a Building Officer with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role, with residential or commercial processing experience
  • Possess or be working towards an appropriate NZ qualification relating to Building Controls, such as the NZ Diploma in Building Surveying (Level 6)
  • Eligible for membership of the Building Officials Institute of NZ (BOINZ)
  • Sound knowledge of building industry legislation and related New Zealand standards
  • Possess an eye for detail with the ability to contrast and collate information without becoming enmeshed in the detail
  • Conveys a professional and positive attitude, with a courteous and efficient manner
  • Highly motivated, achievement-oriented and innovative

The Benefits

  • Competitive market remuneration
  • Career progression and training opportunities
  • Regular working hours
  • Subsidised Health Insurance
  • Discounted health and fitness club rates at our great facilities

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