Building WoF Officer

Date: 12-May-2022

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Outstanding career and development opportunities
  • Central City location
  • Permanent Full- Time contract


He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Are you looking for your next career challenge? Auckland Council's Building Consents department has the role for you!

Auckland Council is one of the largest local authorities in the South Pacific providing essential services and facilities to 1.5 million people. We share one common purpose: to make Auckland a World-Class city and deliver Aucklanders excellent value for money. It is an exciting time of change so why not be a part of it and know that you are making a difference in the community.

Our Building control department ensures safe sustainable buildings for Aucklanders' and makes it easier to build compliant developments in the Auckland region. The department ensures there is a strong focus on customer-centric delivery and provides first-rate business services.

The Building Warrant of Fitness process, as set out in the Building Act 2004 and related regulations, plays a key role in maintaining the safety of commercial buildings. 


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He kōrero mōu: About you
This role is responsible for managing the end-to-end building warrant of fitness renewal process, providing advice to the industry, building owners, and building control team on technical issues related to compliance schedules and building warrant of fitness, building related rules and regulations and quality assurance. In undertaking this role, you will help ensure compliance with the Building Act and Regulations and the safety of commercial buildings.


This role may also include the creation and amendments of Compliance Schedules as well as providing occasional support to the Code Compliance Certification team. 

To be successful in this role, you will have: 
•    A relevant tertiary qualification and/or relevant technical qualifications in the field of Compliance Schedules and building warrant of fitness or Building related qualifications
•    Experience in the field of Compliance Schedules and building warrant of fitness preferred but not essential
•    Good technical understanding of the requirements set out in the Building Act 2004
•    Up-to-date knowledge of legislation, rules, regulations, technical and industry standards relating to building warrant of fitness
•    Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to build strong working relationships as you will be dealing with people such as building owners and technical experts
•    Computer literacy to enable effective production of reports, monitoring and statistical information and information access

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

Auckland Council is evolving Auckland into a world class city, and you can help make it happen! We have numerous benefits for you to enjoy and get to collaborate with likeminded professionals striving towards the same goal. There are many opportunities to develop and expand your skillset due to the magnitude of services we provide to the people of Auckland.

If you are looking for a unique opportunity, a progressive and dynamic team environment and you want to translate your future vision for Auckland into actions, please apply today!


Applications close Sunday 29 May 2022


**Please note we will be considering applications as they are received, so we recommend you apply as soon as possible.

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.


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