Work at QLDC

Code Compliance Certificate Checking Officer

Otago - Queenstown

The Company

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has a central role to play in maintaining and enhancing the quality and liveability of the outstanding environment of the district.  It is also has a central role in development and regulation and provides high quality services and infrastructure to residents and visitors; managing the district’s parks, trails, libraries and recreational facilities; enabling sustainable development through consenting services; and regulating local activities.. 

The Location

Queenstown Lakes is a unique district with population and economic growth, coupled with an international reputation as a tourist destination that is unmatched. It has a relatively small number of residents (approximately 38,000 in 2018) but experiences 2 million + visitors every year.

The Role

The purpose of the position is to play a key role in the efficient processing of Code Compliance Certificates by ensuring all applications are complete before they move forward to a processing officer for approval.

The role will also work to enhance customer enquiry interactions with Council by responding to technically orientated email, telephone and counter enquiries from applicants.

About You

  • Tertiary diploma qualification in a Building Control is desirable, NCEA level 3 qualification is a minimum
  • Minimum of two years working in a building environment or administration role
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Demonstrated planning and organisational skills with an excellent eye for detail. Ability to effectively multitask
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with customers and gain their trust and respect
  • Demonstrated ability to take on responsibility and use initiative to prioritise work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated experience in process/system improvement
  • Well-developed communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Relates well to all kinds of people
  • Conveys a professional and positive image, with a courteous and efficient manner
  • Highly motivated, achievement-oriented and innovative professional

 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
  • Relocation allowance will be considered for the right candidates

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Job Description

Applications close: 13 Sep 2019