Compliance Officer - Central Auckland

Date: 22 May 2023

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Permanent full-time, Central Auckland
  • Exciting changes, high profile plans and developments
  • Mix of field & office based, multi-disciplinary focus


He angitūtanga: The opportunity 

You will be the frontline in protecting our environment and community. This field-based role provides a multi-disciplinary compliance response service covering investigations, resolutions of breaches, remediation activities and enforcement action in relation to Resource Management Act, Building Act, and relevant Bylaws. Your skills in assessing situations and advising customers to help them to achieve compliance are key to creating positive outcomes for Auckland. This role may involve working after hours from time to time.

This is a permanent full-time position, working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday with on-call work as required.

He kōrero mōu: About you

Being the 'face' of Auckland Council in many situations, your professionalism and ability to mediate, negotiate and diffuse conflict should be second to none.  Verbal and written communication skills are key to these roles.  As there is a lot of interaction, you will also 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 ability to understand what is required to build relationships and resolve conflict through negotiation.


This would suit individuals with building, compliance, law enforcement or investigation experience.  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

We are offering you the opportunity to make a difference towards the future of major, high profile plans and developments at the core of New Zealand's largest and most vibrant city.  Auckland Council provides consenting services which are consistent, easy to use and provides quality outcomes to customers and the environment of the Auckland region.  The


Regulatory Compliance function is a critical business partner to the consenting services, and as a region wide team 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 our fantastic benefits scheme, including subsidised Leisure Centre


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 now. 


Applications close Tuesday, 6 June 2023.  Copy & paste the following link into your web browser to view the position description: and check out our benefits here.

If you have questions, contact Maria Dio at


The role is deemed safety-sensitive and will require a pre-employment drug & alcohol test prior to offer. A current full clean driver's license is essential and if successful you will be warranted by Auckland Council allowing you to enter premises and inspect breaches or offences.


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.


Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.