Building Inspector – Permanent Full-time
Did you know that…?
- Southland is recognised for its affordable housing.
- We have easy access to Queenstown, Stewart Island and Fiordland.
- Invercargill has unique world-class local attractions and events like the Bill Richardson Transport World, Burt Munro Challenge, Bluff Oyster and Food Festival and the prestigious Queens Park.
- With approximately 140 new building consent applications coming through the door each month, our Building team are a busy department!
You will be responsible for advising and assisting clients on building consent matters. Regularly interacting with the public, your ability to build strong relationships and excellent communication skills will get a positive outcome with clients, while ensuring compliance with relevant legislation.
An experienced Building Inspector would be preferred, however a tradesperson with a background in carpentry, plumbing, drain laying, quantity surveying or draughting looking for a change will also be considered! You will have an eye for detail and be familiar with organising your busy day to ensure all deadlines are met. Your ability to make sound decisions and a working knowledge of the Building Act and NZ Building Code will be crucial in these roles.
If you thrive in a busy environment, and want to join a great team of professionals focused on delivering a high quality service we would love to hear from you.
Be stuck in the rat-race, or consider a better work/life balance by moving to Invercargill, and being a part of our Building Services team!
For more information please see the full job description or contact the Invercargill City Council on 03 211 1777 .
Applications close 24 January 2017.