Senior Building Control Officer

Job No: 165858
Location: Tauranga, NZ

  • Competitive salary of $96,799 - $107,554 + superannuation and a host of additional benefits on offer
  • Join a local Council during an exciting growth period for the city of Tauranga
  • Relocation assistance available to help you make Tauranga your new home

About Tauranga Council

Our Council is proud to serve the people of Tauranga, a vibrant coastal city in the Bay of Plenty and one of the fastest-growing cities in New Zealand by population.

Our Council is guided by four principles that inform everything we do, to ensure we deliver on positive outcomes for the community: 

Pono/Integrity: We do what we say we will do.

Manaakitanga/Respect: We listen to all views and show that we care.

Whaia te tike/Service: We do the right thing for our community and each other.

Whanaungatanga/Collaboration: We work together and create connections.

 Thanks to continued growth throughout the region as well as internal movement within the Council, we now have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Building Control Officer to join the organisation.

 Be Rewarded

In addition to a competitive salary ranging from $96,799 - $107,554 (commensurate with skills and experience), the successful candidate will receive access to a host of additional benefits, including:

  • Relocation assistance to help you make Tauranga your new home
  • Access to company fleet vehicle for use when travelling between sites
  • Devices provided, including mobile phone and laptop
  • Subsidised health insurance and life insurance schemes
  • Flexible working arrangements so you can enjoy a healthy work/life balance
  • Access to discounted retail options
  • Genuine opportunities for ongoing learning and development so you can further your career during your time with us 
  • 5 weeks Annual Leave

Your Next Opportunity

As our next Senior Building Control Officer, your primary responsibility will be ensuring buildings in Tauranga City are safe and built according to Council compliance obligations under the Building Act 2004.  

As part of our Building Services division, you will work towards the overarching goal of delivering outcomes that better the community by: 

  • Supervising building inspections across both our residential and commercial portfolios
  • Assisting customers on matters related to building consent
  • Supporting the maintenance and development of the team’s competency
  • Maintaining accurate records on decisions related to building matters

 For more information about the core duties and responsibilities for this role, click here to view a Position Description.

 What You’ll Bring to the Team

To be considered for this role, will hold tertiary qualifications in a building-related discipline as listed in Regulation 3 of the Building Control Authority Regulations and have a minimum of 5 years of experience in working with the NZ Building Consent Authority. 

 Other requirements include:

  • An understanding of either Residential 1, 2 and/or 3 or Commercial 1 and 2 building projects as outlined in Regulation 18
  • Demonstrated experience in the building industry, including involvement in a range of building projects
  • Prior experience in a leadership or management capacity
  • Experience working in a government environment
  • Highly developed communication skills

 Are you an experienced Building Inspector or Senior Building Control Officer looking for your next challenge within a Council that is dedicated to improving the community it serves? Apply now!

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Why Tauranga?

Located in close proximity to Auckland, Rotorua and Hamilton, the city of Tauranga also encapsulates one of our country's most popular beach towns, Mount Maunganui. That means you can enjoy the benefits of an exciting outdoors lifestyle without sacrificing on the amenities of a larger city. Tauranga's waterfront and downtown areas also act as vibrant community hubs, so our locals are spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing between cultural and historical activities, restaurants, pubs, cafes, and more.

Whether you're looking for a family-friendly environment where the kids can keep entertained, or a metropolitan lifestyle that allows easy access to Aotearoa New Zealand's natural wonders, Tauranga has you covered. Apply now!