Building Support Officer

Listed 8 days Ago
Queenstown Lakes District Council
Government - Local/Federal

Build your career with Queenstown Lakes District Council and become part of New Zealand’s fastest growing district – working within and supporting our high performing Building Services Team to deliver the right outcomes for our rapidly growing community

Employing over 500 staff in what is indisputably one of the most stunning locations in the country, Queenstown Lakes District Council is at the very heart of a dynamic community. Our services are essential to the people in our region and include infrastructure development, community recreational facilities and planning, building and other regulatory services. 

The Role

QLDC have an opportunity within our high-performing Building Support team. In this role, you will be responsible for entering and issuing building consents and all administration tasks in relation to the requirements of the Building Act 2004 and Building Control Authority, including dealing with initial public enquiries and booking building consent inspections.

About You

This fast paced role requires a candidate with initiative and a passion for getting great results. The successful candidate will understand what it takes to deliver excellent internal and external customer service, have a solid administrative background and have proven experience working in a large, busy team environment. In addition to this experience you will have:

  • Demonstrated planning and organisational skills with an excellent eye for detail with the ability to effectively multitask
  • The ability to take on responsibility and use initiative to prioritise work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with customers and gain their trust and respect
  • Ability to relate to, and effectively communicate appropriately with people at all levels within the local business community and Council

 The Benefits

  • Competitive market remuneration
  • Career progression and training opportunities
  • Regular working hours
  • Subsidised Health Insurance
  • Discounted health and fitness club rates at our great facilities

For further information on this role, or to apply, please visit or feel free to contact Nancy Benington, Building Support Team Leader to discuss this exciting opportunity in confidence 

Applications close: Friday, 30 October 2020.

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