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Compliance Investigator

Date: 20-Nov-2020

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

•    Development and career progression opportunity for all levels of experience
•    Mix of field & office based, multi-disciplinary focus
•    Permanent, full time, CBD based

 

 

He angitūtanga: The opportunity 


You will be the frontline in protecting our environment and community. No two days are the same as you investigate a wide variety of issues including (but not limited to): unconsented building works; breaches of the Auckland Unitary Plan; removal or damage of our protected trees; pollution incidents being sure contaminants are controlled and eliminated and offenders are identified and held to account. We achieve this often through a multi-agency approach working closely with internal and external partners.  This role may involve working after hours from time to time.  The role may require you to prepare cases for enforcement action up to and including giving evidence in court.


A He kōrero mōu: About you


Verbal and written communication skills are key to these roles. You will need to have highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate and deal with a range of people. A natural problem solver, you will demonstrate the ability to understand what is required to build relationships and resolve conflict through negotiation.


Applicants with prior investigations, compliance and enforcement experience are encouraged to apply, along with those experienced in the building industry and/or with a tertiary qualification in Environmental Science, Planning, or similar is beneficial but not essential.  The role would suit individuals with this range of experience combined with knowledge of relevant statutory documents, the RMA, Building Act 2004 and other relevant legislation.


You are strong team player, able to demonstrate a solid understanding of relevant legislations as well as the ability to effectively translate requirements to customers. 


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


The Regulatory Compliance function is a region wide team and integrates the delivery of territorial and key areas of regional compliance.
Our diverse Regulatory Compliance Unit offers opportunities to move both sideways and upwards.  You’ll also have access to council’s fantastic benefits scheme, including subsidised Leisure Centre membership.


Be part of an exciting time of change and know that you are making a difference in the community.  At Auckland Council, we share one common purpose: to make Auckland a world-class city and deliver Aucklanders great value for money. 
If you want to be at the heart of the action, then we want to hear from you!  Apply via the link now. For more information you can also contact Enna Cecilio on 021 223 2212 for a confidential chat.


This role is deemed safety sensitive and in line with Auckland Council policy, you will be required to complete pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.  A current full clean driver's licence is essential and if successful you will be warranted by Auckland Council allowing you to enter premises and inspect breaches or offences.


Applications close Sunday, 6 December 2020.  For more information, please contact Enna Cecilio on 021 2232212.


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