Building Surveyor Inspector | North West

Date: 17 May 2024

Location: North Shore, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Our Field Surveying team in Albany is seeking an experienced building industry professional to manage the North West portfolio as a Building Surveyor Inspector. With over 600 staff members in Building Consents working across the Auckland region, we can confidently say that there are always excellent career opportunities available within our team.


You will be responsible for conducting building inspections across your coverage area, to ensure compliance with all relevant legislative and safety requirements. You will have the opportunity to travel around the region, receive comprehensive training and support, and the autonomy to make necessary decisions so that our customers can experience a seamless process with us. You will be working with clients from various sectors of the development community, such as builders, homeowners, architects and developers, providing them with the proper guidance and advice on compliant building practices.


Day-to-day you could expect to work on:


  • Inspect building work to ensure compliance with building consents, building codes, building consent authority’s ‘BCA’ policies, and other legislative requirements, and make appropriate technical decisions on inspection outcomes
  • Help increase customer understanding of the building code and Council processes by providing accurate and timely advice in a customer centric manner
  • Apply sound reasons for decisions and maintain accurate, robust records of inspections



He kōrero mōu: About you


As an experienced building industry professional, 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.


What we are looking for:


  • 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
  • A professional approach and a positive customer-focused aptitude
  • A full and clean driving license



Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


Auckland Council is one of the largest local authorities in the South Pacific providing essential services and facilities to more than 1.5 million people. We are progressive socially, culturally and environmentally while we work towards creating change having an impact on our journey to becoming a world-class city for our ratepayers and residents.


Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini - My success is not mine alone, but the success of many.


In return for your hard work, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and be a part of a friendly and collaborative team that is dedicated to our customers. On top of this, you will receive dedicated training and development to help build your future career!


As part of our Auckland Council Group, you will also gain access to many benefits and discounts. Click HERE to find out more about our employee benefits package.


Our employer Kiwisaver contribution is additional to base salary offered.


Tono Mai: Apply Now!


You can find the position description HERE

Applications close: 31 May 2024

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.


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



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