Building Solutions Technical Lead

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Southland District Council - Invercargill - Southland

Are you looking for a technical expert role that will see you working with a team dedicated to managing building approvals across a diverse and stunning district? If so, then Southland District Council is the place for you.

We have two exciting opportunities in our building solutions team.  We are looking for both a Manager Building Solutions and a Building Solutions Technical Lead.  These are pivotal roles in terms of Council’s responsibilities under the Building Act 2004, which include processing of building consents and code compliance certificates. Providing a timely, friendly and efficient service to our valued customers is crucial, while also ensuring quality and durability standards and professional accreditation are maintained.

The building solutions technical lead will be our “expert” on building control legislation.  You will be responsible for resolving technical issues, ensuring quality standards are maintained, making sure we retain our current accreditation from International Accreditation New Zealand., developing and coaching the technical knowledge and experience of our building solutions officers, helping to improve the relationships with our stakeholders and providing support in our key projects such as the move to a digital delivery model.  Working closely with the Manager Building Solutions, you will also be responsible for keeping an eye on the “big picture” and be proactively monitoring and advising on developments in the sector, both nationally and internationally.

We recognise our staff are our most valuable asset.  We believe in investing in training and development, having competitive remuneration packages which are benchmarked against market rates, and providing an environment which enables people to realise their potential.

So if you have the drive to succeed, pride in your technical ability, an innovative nature, the ability to drive change and are looking for an opportunity to build a career you can be proud of then we want to hear from you.

To take the next step in your career the please visit to download a position description and apply online.

Applications close at 5pm on 30 May 2019.

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