Building Officer Consents

Building Officer

Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your knowledge and experience into an exciting role in the quality and compliance service? Would you like to be involved in a variety of building developments across New Plymouth?

We have a full time permanent vacancy for two Building Officers within our highly skilled team. The role requires you to deliver on the processing and/or inspections of building consents and provide technical advice to customers.

To be successful in this role you must have an appropriate qualification as described in Regulation 18 (Requiring technical qualifications) of the Building (Accreditation of Building Consent Authorities) Regulations 2006. A list of those qualifications can be found at

Additionally you will have
• Practical experience in construction, building design, building surveying or inspection
• The ability to communicate effectively with professionals and home-owners alike
• Ability to think creatively to solve practical problems
• Attitude to go the ‘extra mile’ for our customers
• Current working knowledge of the NZ Building Code and Building Act

At NPDC we aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. You can expect to start in this role with us between $64,950 and $70,723. We have put together an integrated Total Rewards Framework that spans Wellbeing, Development, Benefits, Culture and Recognition. The NPDC Total Rewards Framework provides a diverse range of opportunities and benefits for our staff.

We can offer you this amazing opportunity in the Taranaki region – recently voted the 2nd best region in the world to visit by Lonely Planet. New Plymouth combines a vibrant, bustling and safe city centre with easy access to amazing natural resources. Whether it’s the great surf, climbing our majestic mountain, walking hundreds of kilometres of track or strolling along our award-winning coastal walkway, New Plymouth has something for you. So if you’re tired of the rat race and want to enjoy a ten minute commute, and a laid back lifestyle combined with a challenging and rewarding career, this may be the role for you.

Go to and follow Vacancies link to view Position Description and Application.

Applications close Sunday 17 June 2018