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Building Technical Officer


Reference: 4843613

  • Are you looking for a role with career opportunities and a community focus?
  • Do you pride yourself on your building knowledge?
  • Want to work with an engaged and forward-thinking team?

Working for the Waimakariri District Council is an exciting opportunity for you to make a real difference. We promise to be professional, approachable and solutions-focused when providing for our community. The Council have an exciting new opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced Building Technical Officer to join our Building Unit based in Rangiora.

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing pragmatic and timely advice on building matters, and Building Code and building law. You will work seamlessly between the Customer Services Team, Planners and the Building Unit being the first contact for walk up and phone queries. Accordingly, you must have an eye for detail, a sound understanding of the New Zealand Building Code and importantly are able to communicate technical information in layman terms.

Sound emotional intelligence, well developed literacy and computer skills are essential. You will be a team player with a "Can do" attitude and be prepared to go the extra mile for our customers. We invest in the wellbeing of our staff and take seriously the happiness and satisfaction our staff have in their work. Ongoing training will be encouraged.

The Building Unit has a commitment to providing a quality service to its customers. We pride ourselves on having a strong team ethic and having fun along the way. The rewards for this position include a competitive salary package designed to attract the right person to join our team, great working conditions and a very supportive and friendly team environment.

If you have the appropriate skills, experience and attitude to fulfil the requirements of this position, and you want to be on our team then get in touch because we want to hear from you.

Applications close Sunday 15th September 2019 at 5pm.

The Council is an equal opportunity employer.

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Applications Close: 21 Sep 2019