Team Leader - Building Compliance

Richmond, New Zealand

Reference: 5504540

This specialist senior position will make a valuable contribution to our progressive Building Consent Authority full of great people, producing great results.

This is a premium opportunity for an experienced individual to shape and develop a new building compliance team. You'll be someone who has proven leadership skills and a passion for motivating and mentoring others while also being a skilled communicator, able to present information relating to enforcement decisions and actions to management, Council and the public when required. A solid background interpreting and applying legal opinion on statutes and legislation, while offering sound defensible technical advice on issues of non-compliance under the building Act will be valued by the wider Building Assurance team.

You'll bring with you a tertiary qualification in Building Control Surveying or other recognised building qualification and a minimum of five years' experience in a resource management or regulatory compliance and enforcement role. Our perfect candidate will display credibility, professionalism and approachability under sometimes trying and challenging conditions, as well as a drive to deliver positive outcomes for customers and for Council.

The Tasman District boasts three national parks and offers an enviable place to live and work. The climate, a beautiful coastline and plenty of opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors are the some of the main reasons why people choose to be here, but don't take our word for it come and find out for yourself.

In return, you get a great team to work with, ongoing professional development, a variety of challenging and interesting work, a day off for your birthday, flexible working options including remote working and a 9-day fortnight, assistance with relocation costs, and a benefits package to suit your preferences.

You can view the full details, and submit your application online at or for more information contact the Human Resources Team on
Ph. 03 543 7229.

Applications close 27 June 2021

Applications Close: 27 Jun 2021

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Summer Student Internships

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, 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.