Inspections Building Officer

  • Challenging and interesting opportunity
  • Contribute to our city's future
  • Be part of a fun and a diverse group of people
We are looking for an Inspections Officer to join our Building Compliance and Consents team here at Wellington City Council.


The right person to join our inspections team will have a strong understanding of how building sites work and be a motivated team player to ensure we deliver excellent and on-time services to our customers.

The role is engaging, and you'll be challenged with a variety of work. You'll meet new people every day and build relationships with homeowners and building professionals, all to ensure our buildings are built to code.

Your responsibilities will include the following:


  • Getting on the road daily to assist with and carry out building inspections throughout Wellington
  • Investigating complaints
  • Reviewing work prior to issue of code compliance certificates
  • Working with Team Leaders and Seniors to carry out priority tasks
  • Compiling and maintaining accurate records of all activities
We are offering a comprehensive training and development plan for someone with an entry level qualification and experience in the building industry that will make you indispensable to both the public and the private sector. We also offer other benefits including five weeks annual leave after two years of continuous service for permanent staff.


To be successful in this role, you will need to have a positive attitude and an ability to work in a fast-paced team where support and camaraderie is paramount. You will also have a keen eye for detail, be an excellent communicator and a 'people' person with excellent customer service ethics.

Sounds interesting? Then don't wait, submit an application now! All applications must be submitted online. Please click the apply button to do so and/or to view the position description. We will be keen to have an initial coffee meeting with interested candidates to give you a chance to find out more.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Annabelle Atkins at

Applicants must have a current NZ driver's licence and the right to work in New Zealand.

Applications for this role will close on Wednesday, 28 October 2020.

We're looking for people who share our passion for Wellington and have the same values that we do - to make our city an even better place to live and work.

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: 29545

Location: Wellington City

Closing Date: Wednesday, 28 October 2020