Building Surveyor Inspector I North West

Date: 23-Nov-2022

Location: North Shore, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Opportunity to help build a better future for Auckland
  • Outstanding career and development opportunities
  • Locations North West


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 in the market for an experienced professional 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 are met. You will travel around the region and have the autonomy to make decisions and the support needed to follow through so that it is 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.


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He kōrero mōu: About you 
As a seasoned Building Inspector, this 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:

  • A 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 
In return, you’ll be immersed in a team of hard-working individuals who are passionate about making a positive contribution towards Auckland being a world-class city.  With a thirst for learning, you’ll develop your skills and knowledge in offering digital solutions to our customers in all facets of Building Consents.


As part of our Auckland Council Group, you will gain access to many benefits and discounts. Click link to find out more about our employee benefits package. If you see your next career opportunity in a position where no two days are the same, this role is for you! Don't miss your opportunity and apply now.  


Please note this role is deemed safety-sensitive and will require a pre-employment drug & alcohol test. 


Applications close Sunday 11 December 2022

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.