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Building Compliance Officer - Building Services

Dunedin Central, New Zealand

Reference: 5787551

Dunedin is experiencing the biggest growth in its economy in a decade, and at the heart of this is a construction boom, with large projects by the university already under way, and more in the pipeline such as the new Dunedin Hospital. In addition, our heritage buildings are being revitalised, commercial buildings are being upgraded, earthquake strengthening projects are underway, and new dwellings are on the rise.

As a Building Compliance Officer, you will be primarily responsible for investigating complaints of non-compliant building work and ensuring compliance with the Building Act 2004; the New Zealand Building Code and associated Regulations across Dunedin City. The role also includes the creation of and maintaining compliance schedules; monitoring residential swimming pools; Building Compliance Certificates to support alcohol licence renewals; and change of building use applications.

To be successful in this role, you will ideally have many of the following:

  • A minimum of 5 - 6 years' building trade or building compliance experience,
  • Well-developed investigative, research and problem solving skills
  • Ability to deliver fair, consistent and balanced technical decisions.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Managing customer expectations in what at times can have multiple parties and emotive issues
  • Has the ability to quickly build rapport, trust and respect
  • Computer skills and knowledge associated with Microsoft suite of products

The appointee must hold or attain within 3 years of role commencement an appropriate NZQA qualification as per regulation 18 of the Building (Accreditation of Building Consent Authorities) Regulations 2006. Where the Council funds the training of the appropriate qualification, the appointee will be financially bonded for two years post attainment.

If you want to be part of this exciting future, this is your chance to join a motivated, supportive team, in one of the world's great small cities.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Starting salaries:

L1 - 65,365 - 88,435

L2 - 70,790 - 95,774

The DCC prioritises the health, safety and wellbeing for our teams, customers, and the wider community we engage with. The DCC supports the Government vaccination programme to help protect us all against Covid-19. Applicants will be expected to provide evidence of full Covid-19 vaccination as part of our recruitment process.

Applications close Monday 24 January 2022


Applications Close: 24 Jan 2022