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Cadet/Graduate Building Consent (Processing) Officer - Building Services

Dunedin Central, New Zealand

Reference: 5788637

Dunedin is experiencing the biggest growth in its economy and the heart of this is a construction boom with large projects by the University and the build of the new Dunedin Hospital. In addition, our heritage buildings are being revitalised, commercial buildings are being upgraded and earthquake strengthening projects are underway.

This role is suited to people with limited trade experience and/or have only recently attained a suitable building construction, building surveying or architectural qualification. Training will be provided to enable the Cadet/Graduate officers to become a future Building Consent (Processing) Officer, normally within 4 years (subject to vacancy). During the training period, you will have exposure to most areas of Building Services and deliver a core activity of lodging and checking building consent applications.

Applicants with trade experience only will be required to attain a suitable qualification. Where the Council funds the qualification, you will be financially bonded during and for two years post attainment.

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

  • A building construction, building surveying or architectural qualification at or above NZQA level 6
  • A minimum of 12 months experience or knowledge in construction, plumbing and drainage or architecture within New Zealand
  • An attention to detail and accuracy
  • Organised and can methodically deal with a variety of tasks at the same time.
  • Effective communication skills verbally and in writing
  • Ability to research, study and use office technology
  • Customer focus; ability to balance customer service within a regulatory framework

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!

Applications close Monday 24th January 2022

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: 24 Jan 2022