Building Officer - All Experience Levels

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 contribute to the Tararua District Council Building Services Team and provide a service to our community that is exceptional.

  • Do you want to be an ‘all-rounder’ with expertise in BCA and TA functions?
  • Do you want to influence the positive development of our team?

We are looking for Building Officers with varying levels of experience. Ideally you will have or are heading towards a qualification that meets the requirements of Regulation 18 of the Building (Accreditation of Building) Authorities 2006.

Reporting to the Team Leader – Building Services, you will assist with team and technical leadership, and perform the broad functions and requirements of the Building Act.

This role requires technical expertise, excellent customer service and communication skills, and a drive for continuous improvement. If you’re a positive team player with a good sense of humour, we want to hear from you!

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a team that has a great reputation with the community and local construction and trades industry.

How to apply

All applications will require a completed application form, cover letter, and CV.

A copy of the job description and application form can be downloaded below. Alternatively, you may collect the application and job description from the Council’s Customer Service Centres, in person or by phone.

Position Description | Building Officer - All Experience Levels
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Application Form | Building Officer - All Experience Levels
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Please send your application to Tararua District Council, PO Box 115 (26 Gordon Street), Dannevirke, phone 06 374 4080, or by email to, attention the Group Manager - People and Capability.

Applications close with the Group Manager - People and Capability at 5:00 p.m. on Friday 22 October 2021.