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Building Support Officer

Otago - Queenstown

Building Support Officer

Build your career with Queenstown Lakes District Council and become part of New Zealand’s fastest growing district – working within and supporting our high performing Building Services Team to deliver the right outcomes for our rapidly growing community

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 Location

The Queenstown Lakes region is experiencing a building boom, which has resulted in the QLDC Building Services team becoming one of the most active in New Zealand. Nowhere in New Zealand can rival the lifestyle and environment that Queenstown Lakes has to offer, so what’s stopping you?

The Role

We have an opportunity within our high-performing Building Support team. In this role, you will be responsible for entering and issuing building consents and all administration tasks in relation to the requirements of the Building Act 2004 and Building Control Authority, including dealing with initial public enquiries and booking building consent inspections.

About You

This fast paced role requires a candidate with initiative and a passion for getting great results. The successful candidate will understand what it takes to deliver excellent internal and external customer service, have a solid administrative background and have proven experience working in a large, busy team environment. In addition to this experience you will have:

  • Demonstrated planning and organisational skills with an excellent eye for detail with the ability to effectively multitask
  • The ability to take on responsibility and use initiative to prioritise work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with customers and gain their trust and respect
  • Ability to relate to, and effectively communicate appropriately with people at all levels within the local business community and Council

 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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Job Description

Applications close: 18 Oct 2019