Join the small Council working to help Kaikoura move forward as a great place to live.
Kaikōura District Council is considered the smallest Council on mainland NZ (the Chatham Islands Council is the only NZ Council smaller than us). While our population base of just 3,621 permanent residents makes us the ‘smallest', many of our achievements have left the ‘big' Council's following in our footsteps.
Between 2018 and 2021 we're tackling some big work programmes that take on some of our District’s biggest issues and meet our community needs and legal responsibilities.
Council is here to help create a district that can move forward as a great place to live, with a strong, well-connected community that is ecologically exemplary and economically prosperous.
We offer you a place to work in a spectacular district nestled between the mountains and the sea, without any of the hassles of a big city. Suited to people who enjoy the outdoors and marine activities, Kaikōura has fabulous scenery, boutique shopping, fishing, diving, cycling, walking and beaches.
The role: A fantastic opportunity for skilled administrators to join the Building and Regulatory group.
We are looking for one full time and one-part time Building and Regulatory Administration Officers.
This role offers a wide variety of opportunities and learning development. If you have a can-do attitude, a keen eye for detail and can adapt to change, then we would love to hear from you.
Essential Skills: the ideal applicant(s) will be able to demonstrate:
- Ability to prioritise to ensure timeframes are met when working under pressure;
- Ideally, administration experience in a Regulatory environment or evidence of having worked or working with a complex range of issues;
- Strong communication skills-being able to build relationships both with our internal and external customers.
Applications close: 5pm Tuesday 10th October 2018
The role: Assist home/business owners to navigate their way through Council processes, insurance hold ups and the building process. Identify what needs to be done, activate any available resources to get it done, identify obstacles and support the home/business owners to clear these. This is a full time, twelve month, fixed term position.
Essential skills: Ideally, we're looking for someone with;
- Tertiary qualification related to building or development or 5 years’ relevant experience in building and/or development projects
- Experience in the building industry or in Building Control
- Sound understanding of how Council operate and function
- Experience of working collaboratively in a post-earthquake environment with delivery and funding agencies
- Prepared to work flexible hours
- Experience and/or knowledge of programmes and projects run across multiple agencies or organisations
- Advanced knowledge of MS Office suite with strong capability in Excel and other database use and monitoring
- High level written and verbal communication skills
Applications close: Applications close 5pm Thursday 20th September 2018.
Needed: people with the skills, knowledge and experience to assist this organisation to meet its objectives as agreed with Council on an annual basis. IWK is a Council Controlled Organisation that is in the business of waste minimisation and maintaining and managing public amenities. The company’s main services are:
- Waste minimisation and management through provision of recycling services, resource recovery and landfill management.
- Environmental rehabilitation preservation and development through the Trees for Travellers program.
- Maintaining water and waste water infrastructure predominantly for local authorities.
- Maintaining public toilets and amenities in Kaikōura.
- Parks and Reserves.
- Consideration may be given to provide services for other private and public activities.
- Meet regularly to monitor and manage IWK’s governance and performance
- Ensure that appropriate reporting systems are in place and maintained to provide adequate and timely information to the Board
- Approve the annual business plan, budget and capital expenditure, in accordance with IWK policy
- Ensure that the Board has a formal schedule of matters and authorities referred to it for decision to ensure that the direction and management of IWK is in the hands of the Board
- Ensure that a clearly accepted division of responsibilities (governance versus operational) exists between the Board and the General Manager to provide a balance of power and authority so that no one individual has unfettered powers of decision
- Encourage fresh perspectives and views on the Board by involving new directors and ensuring that their views are given proper consideration and weight
- Present to Council balanced and understandable assessments/reports, as required, on the performance and position of IWK.
Applications close: When all positions are filled. (Applications should include a CV and cover letter.)