Building Control Officer
9h ago

About us

Marlborough is unique for many reasons. The region offers an array of outdoor pursuits in a distinctive and picturesque landscape.

With one-fifth of the New Zealand coastline in the Marlborough Sounds, the land and sea offer unlimited accessibility for sports and leisure.

Marlborough District Council is a dynamic, progressive organisation which prides itself on the professionalism it brings to managing a wide range of functions.

Our vision is that over the next decade, Marlborough will become a globally-connected district of progressive, high-value enterprise, known for its quality lifestyle, desirable location and natural environment.

The opportunity

Building Control Officers impact people’s well-being and quality of life. They assist Council in meeting its statutory obligations and policies in matters relating to the Building Act, Resource Management Act and Local Government Act, as well as Building Regulations, Building Consent Authority Accreditation Regulations, and Amusement Device Regulations.

Working in our team you will be able to carry out the full range of duties required of a Building Control Officer. The activities will include processing building consent applications and undertaking inspections out in the field.

All duties are rotated on a roster system and will provide you with the opportunity to undertake inspections using 4 wheel drive vehicles, water taxis, even fixed wing and helicopter travel to inspections.

These inspections are conducted in town and in remote locations such as in our majestic mountains and various islands in the Marlborough Sounds.

About you

We are looking for someone that has :

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • An understanding of the Building Act and the NZ Building Code.
  • Experience in the building and / or plumbing and drainage industries.
  • Digital literacy and proven experience in Microsoft Office and other computer technologies (all work carried out by the Building Control Group is done digitally).
  • Preference will be given to applicants who currently hold, or who are working towards, qualifications in the following technical fields (or similar) :

  • Building Control Surveying
  • Building Surveying or Quantity Surveying
  • Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Architectural Studies
  • Building Science
  • We offer

  • A good mixture of indoor and outdoor work.
  • A workplace that supports flexibility, health and wellbeing.
  • An environment where input, initiative and innovation is encouraged.
  • A fantastic learning environment and support for continuing education.
  • A competitive remuneration and benefits package.
  • If you’re ready to progress your career with Marlborough District Council, apply now!

    Applications close 5.00 pm on 5 December 2021.

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