Dunedin City Council

Compliance Officer

Dunedin City Council

Government Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 28-08-2017


New Zealand

Work type:

  • Co-ordinate programmes of work
  • Make a difference for the community
  • Ensure Building Warrant of Fitness Compliance

Dunedin City Council has set a clear vision for Dunedin to be “One of the World’s Great Small Cities”.  This is focused on fostering a city with a thriving economy and a healthy environment with an active, creative, resilient and vibrant community.  The City of Dunedin is one of New Zealand’s progressive urban centres with a population of 127,000.  Renowned for its outstanding quality of life, heritage buildings and international reputation as a centre for tertiary education, it also has strengths in the primary sector, engineering and tourism.

As a key component in achieving its vision and commitment to the community, Council has committed to a significant programme of investment with both its extensive existing property portfolio and key new facilities.  This investment by Council led to a revised structure for the Property Services Team and the creation of a number of new roles, representing an exciting opportunity and not business as usual!

The main outcome for this role will be the implementation of a programme ensuring Council-owned and operated facilities have a current Building Warrant of Fitness, co-ordinating a BWOF renewals programme, and maintaining the system for recording and reporting on building status.  Planning and implementing programmes of work such as seismic surveys and electrical testing will also be a function of this role.

Candidates will either be Tertiary qualified or have relevant experience, with a minimum of 5 year’s experience in coordinating and reporting on a range of risk and safety matters.  Proven abilities in database & e systems used to track work programmes, and in facilities management is highly desirable.

This represents an exciting opportunity for a property professional to make a difference for the community and build a legacy for the future of Dunedin.

To apply in strict confidence now, email your cover letter and CV to cvchc@sheffield.co.nz quoting 648667ke.  Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

To view a position description please visit the Job Search page at www.sheffield.co.nz.

For more information please phone Mike Stenhouse on +64 3 353 4352 (DDI).