Building Consents Administrator

Tararua offers you the lifestyle you have always dreamed of. Take advantage of the adventure, scenic attractions, and country hospitality at its best!  If you are keen on tramping, hunting, fishing, or canoeing you will be spoilt for choice.  All the facilities are nearby, swimming pools, gyms, tennis courts and championship golf courses.  The Tararua District provides an enviable lifestyle and work location.

Be inspired to come to work each day, with a collaborative, positive and innovative workplace that you can really leave your mark in. This role provides a great opportunity to learn and grow your skills over a broad range of regulatory functions, while coordinating the administrative functions to achieve prioritised outcomes.

Tararua is experiencing unprecedented growth which is expected to continue for many years to come.  This creates an exciting opportunity for Council to provide exceptional service delivery to our community with our administrative functions being a key role in that delivery.

We are looking for a Building Consents Administrator who can provide administrative duties for Building Services, process incoming building consents with priority and in accordance with Council policies and regulatory requirements.

In this role you need awareness of Council’s statutory obligations under a range of legislation and carry out administrative duties as required to meet statutory timeframes in a demanding environment.

The core part of this role is providing administrative services for the Building Team. It requires a collaborative and customer service focus, with an emphasis on workload planning and organisational skills. You will work closely with the regulatory administrators and the Building Operations Team Leader to provide an effective and efficient service to our community by prioritising and coordinating tasks to meet required timeframes.

If you are a positive team player that strives for continuous improvement, has a good sense of humour, and wants to influence the positive development of the teams within our regulatory department, then we want to hear from you!

A tertiary qualification in Business Administration is desirable, with experience in a similar role an advantage.

Application for Vacancy - Building Consents Administrator
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Position Description - Building Consents Administrator
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Applications are also available at all Council Service Centres.

For more information please call 06-374-4080 or email:

Applications close at 5:00pm on Friday 27th January 2023.

Please ensure you complete the application form and submit it along with your CV and cover letter.