Building Support Officer

Richmond, New Zealand

Reference: 5426456

Want a job where you can add value every day?

With the Tasman region experiencing high levels of residential and commercial development we require an experienced administrator to join our busy Building Support Team.

You will be providing a high level of administrative support, ensuring building consents, PIMS, and CCC applications are received, non-technically vetted, and promptly dealt with. Other responsibilities include invoicing, issuing of granted building consents and providing top quality customer service support to internal and external customers.

In conjunction with the Team Leader, you will also monitor, allocate and complete service requests, and ensure building assurance statistics and systems are accurate, comprehensive, and up to date. We need someone who can think on their feet, has excellent digital literacy skills, including a good working knowledge of databases.

Our ideal candidate will have local government, building, construction or trade experience. Some knowledge of building codes/regulations, quality assurance, computer-aided records management, and/or legislative compliance would be advantageous, however we will provide comprehensive on the job training to ensure you'll be successful in your role.

What's important to us is your high degree of aptitude and ability to collaborate effectively as part of a team!

Applications Close: 11 Apr 2021

Other career opportunities

Summer students

Every year we employ a number of Summer Students across the Council, to work for a period of 12-16 weeks over the summer months (mid-November to February). Recruitment for Summer Students begins in early July. All applications must be submitted online via the vacancy on our Vacancies page between 1 July and 31 July each year.

We typically have vacancies in Engineering Services, Environmental Policy, Environmental Information (Hydrology, Resource Science and Biosecurity), and Regulatory (Compliance Monitoring and Harbourmaster).


  • Why Tasman?

    Climate and lifestyle are two of the major factors for people choosing to live and work in the Tasman District. Building great communities through employing great people. Will you be one of them?

  • What's in it for you?

    Ample learning and development opportunities, flexible working options and a benefits package to suit your preferences - just some of the reasons to join our team.

  • Meet the team

    Knowing about the people you are going to be working with is a critical part of selecting your next job – we understand that. So, come and meet some of the people in our team.