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Building Services Officer

South Waikato District Council

South Waikato District Council is thriving, and we want you to join us! We have an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about the building sector. You'll have the opportunity to use your solid organisational and administration skills to provide efficient administrative support. With a "can do" attitude, our team strives to provide the best quality service and genuinely wants to help our customers to realise their property dreams. No two days are ever the same and you will need to be flexible as there will be a mix of onsite and office work where required.

This role requires someone who can engage positively with people while also having a systematic mind-set with excellent record keeping skills. You will be responsible for administering and providing Territorial Authority inspection / monitoring services, resolution of breaches and enforcement action, and working with the Building Act and associated Council Bylaws in order to ensure positive outcomes for the South Waikato District.

Tasks include:

  • Compliance Schedules
  • Building Warrant of Fitness audits and management
  • Swimming pool inspections
  • Monitoring & Enforcement - Re-locatable dwellings, derelict and dangerous buildings
  • Importing and issuing granted Building Consents and processing LIM's
  • Administrative duties including invoicing, reporting and customer service

Our ideal candidate will have a proactive nature along with great attention to detail and relevant experience in Risk/Compliance, Law, Construction or extensive industry experience as well as a current full driver's licence as solitary travel to site is required. Also having effective communication skills, the ability to learn quickly, think on your feet, and be a team player.

To be successful in this role you will be able to interpret and demonstrate an understanding of relevant legislation and technical information. Previous compliance/inspection experience with knowledge of current building materials and methods would make your application stand out but is not essential.

If this sounds like you and you are ready to join a supportive team, who are working towards providing the best building services for our community then submit your application today.

Applications close: 09 May 2021

Reference: 5460932
Location: Tokoroa, Waikato
Listed: 22 April 2021

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