Building Inspector | Building Consent | Auckland Wide

Date: 23-Jul-2021

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


  • Opportunity to help build a better future for Auckland 
  • Outstanding career and development opportunities
  • Friendly, collaborative work environment
  • Locations in the South (Manukau), West ( Henderson),  North (Takapuna), and Central 


He angitūtanga: The opportunity 

With a rising housing market and the forecast projection of a large growth period in residential and commercial construction in Auckland, we are looking to recruit from a wider market than our traditional sources within New Zealand. We are currently recruiting experienced professionals from the building industry to fill the Building Inspection role within our team. Our team is one of the largest in the Southern Hemisphere, servicing the largest single city population in New Zealand.  With over 600 staff across the region, and growing, we can confidently say there are always excellent career opportunities in our team.


You will be responsible for the Building Inspection throughout the Auckland region and ensure that compliance with the relevant legislative and safety requirements is met. You will travel around the region and have the autonomy to make decisions and the support needed to follow through so that it easy for our customers to do business with us.  You will support clients from all sectors of the development community including builders, homeowners, architects, and developers so that they have the right guidance and advice on building in a compliant manner.


He kōrero mōu: About you 

Your role as a Building Inspector is your opportunity to progress your career with the Building Consents department where you will promote a safe, healthy, and sustainable built environment across the Auckland region.
You will have:

•    An NZ Trade Certificate or equivalent related building industry qualification (or related discipline)
•    Proven experience in building, surveying, or inspection is desirable
•    Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel
•    Demonstrated ability in conflict resolution and acute decision-making ability
•    A professional approach and a positive customer-focused aptitude
•    A full and clean driving license

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer 

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and be a part of a friendly and collaborative team that is dedicated to our customers. You will receive dedicated training and development so that you become a professional expert in building compliance.  You will be provided with a work-life balance and on a daily basis, you could travel anywhere across the region.

So, if you are looking for a new professional challenge and are ready to take the next step in your career, apply now with your cover letter and CV!
For more information about this opportunity, please contact Sai Gregory sai.gregory@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz. Please note, the official title of this position is Building Surveyor, as is reflected in the attached position description.
This role is deemed safety-sensitive and will require a pre-employment drug & alcohol test. 


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Applications close 22nd of August 2021  (Please note that we will be considering applications as they are received so please do not delay in applying. You will not be able to re-apply if you have recently applied to this role this year)

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.