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Building Control Administrator



  • Interest and variety
  • Friendly and supportive team
  • Start January 2023


About the role:

This is your opportunity to join our Building team and make a positive contribution.


As an accredited Building Consent Authority, our team provides an essential service to its customers. You will be providing a broad range of high standard administrative support to our busy team and responding to customer requests and enquiries.


About you:

Let us know about your strengths and abilities by addressing the following preferred criteria in your cover letter:


  • proficiency in typing and data entry at least to intermediate level
  • proven use of Microsoft Office and its various packages
  • ability to adapt to new systems and to learn and adhere to procedures
  • excellent communication skills to interact positively with internal and external customers
  • high attention to detail


Knowledge of building terminology and experience working in a regulatory environment is preferred but not essential.  If you are someone who enjoys learning and adapts quickly in a new role, then we'd love to hear from you.


Salary Range:  $52,000 - $56,000pa


About us:

We offer the opportunity to join a fun, close-knit team in a flexible and inclusive organisation, right in the heart of Nelson.


The region is vibrant, with a strong cultural, art and events focus, stunning beaches, world-class mountain bike and walking tracks and incredible weather.  It’s the perfect place to balance a career with a great lifestyle, so for a rewarding role that will play a part in making Nelson an even better place, apply today!


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Applications close:  Wednesday 6 December 2022


For more information about the role please contact: Helen Batt, Team Leader Building Control Administration on 03 539 5595


All new staff to Nelson City Council are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. You will need to provide evidence of your vaccination status in order to be considered for this role.