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Building Consents Technical Support - Ref 021

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has what it takes to succeed in a dynamic and challenging role.  This role is a customer focused role and as a member of the Building team, you will undertake the initial customer contact including providing technical advice on building matters and checking building consents for completeness so that both legislative requirements and customer expectations are met.   

To be successful in this role you will have excellent communication skills, and ability to communicate with, and be sensitive to the needs of people often in stressful situations. You will have strong interpersonal skills with a commitment to customer service and capability to work with a wide range of people within and outside the organization. 

Good judgement and ability for sound decision making under pressure with a high level of accuracy, and attention to detail are necessary for you to be successful in the role. 

An understanding of regulatory procedures and the Local Government environment, with knowledge and understanding of the building regulatory framework would be an advantage. 

Working for the Kāpiti Coast District Council means being part of a caring, dynamic and effective customer-focused team who make a positive difference in the community we serve.  If you’d like to be part of the team, contact us now. 

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Katharine Wheeler, Building Manager on 04 296 4700 or free phone 0800 486 486. 

Applicants will need to undergo the usual pre-employment checks, including drug and alcohol screening and police, criminal history and credit checks.  Please note you must be eligible to work in New   Zealand. 

Applications close 8am, Monday 2 October 2017.  Please email your cover letter, CV, completed Council Application, Criminal History Check, Credit Check and Police Vet forms, copy of your work visa (if applicable) and Drivers Licence marked “Building Consents, Technical Support - 021” to   

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Application and Security Check forms:

Application Form (PDF)
Application Form (WORD)
Criminal History Check Form (Please note:  This form is provided by the Ministry of Justice and is available in PDF only)
Police Vetting Form (Please note:  This form is provided by New Zealand Police and is available in PDF only)
Credit Check Form (PDF)