Building Advisory Officer - Technical Lead

Applications closing on June 07, 2024, 05:00 PM

Tā tātou atarua – Our vision

To embody a spirit of service and a spirit of excellence focused on continuous improvement and a mission to deliver great outcomes to our community.

He angitūtanga - The opportunity

Our district is undergoing significant growth, and it's not slowing down! We're looking for an experienced individual and a technical superstar to join our Housing and Business Development Group as a Building Advisory Officer - Technical Lead.

In this role, you'll be processing building consent applications, inspecting and certifying consented works as well as providing leadership, development and support in the technical space help to optimise capability in in our team. Our team works collaboratively and you'll support your peers with solving problems using your working knowledge and previous experience in our industry.

He kōrero mōu - About you

Being customer focused, you'll be a great communicator and bring a positive approach to your work. You'll bring your keen eye for details when reviewing design plans and specifications.

Having knowledge of building controls and the industry is key, as well as having the right qualification listed under Regulation 18 of the Building Regulations (Accreditation of Building Consent Authorities) 2006.

Ideally you'll have some great experience in mentoring or leading others too.

Tā tātou ahurea – Our culture

Horowhenua District Council is proud to be an inclusive workplace; we celebrate difference, diversity, and aim to empower our employees. We're an organisation built on innovation and optimism, and are embarking on an organisation reset. We're motivated to build a place where we value our people and provide opportunities for them to build outstanding careers and a better Horowhenua.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou - What we offer

An excellent working environment where passionate and committed team members who strive to make a difference for current and future generations. This is a great opportunity to join a thriving organisation with a strong focus on delivery and on doing meaningful work, surrounded by motivated people, which has a direct impact on the lives of our Horowhenua community.

How we work is important to us, and to ensure wellbeing is maintained we offer one wellbeing day each quarter on top of annual leave entitlements.

Tono mai ināianei - Apply now

This is a full time permanent position, and a very real opportunity to make a difference.

If you're interested in learning more about what the role involves please see the position description. If you have any questions or would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact John Tate – Building Team Leader on 06 366 0999 or

Recruitment for this role closes on Friday 7 June 2024 however we'll be reviewing applications as they come in so don't hesitate - please apply now.   

He rau ringa e pakari ai nga taura whiri i o tatou kainga noho me o tatou hapori – mai i te pae maunga o Tararua ki te moana
With many hands the threads which weave our neighbourhoods and communities together will be strengthened from the Tararua Ranges to the sea.