The role

See more about the role below, including the responsibilities and skills we are looking for.

Property Assessment Officer - Residential

Whangarei, New Zealand

Reference: 6342509

If you're looking for a role where you'll have continuous learning and development scope, and where you can utilise your interest in technical information and your abilities in customer service, analysis, research, investigation, please read on….!

About the role

Our Property Assessment Team are looking for new team members to support our customers with an outstanding service in processing property information such as Residential and Commercial Project Information Memoranda (PIMs), Planning Assessments (PAs), Residential and Commercial Land Information Memoranda (LIMs) and Potential Contaminated Site Searches (PCS).

We'd welcome an experienced Property Assessment Officer however we'll also consider a candidate with suitable transferrable skills and a passion for reading and interpreting building and district plans.

We can offer flexibility around this role with both part-time and full-time options available. If you could please note your preference within your application.

The successful candidate will bring:

  • NZQA recognised diploma qualification at Level 4 or above
  • Ability to read and interpret building plans, and some proficiency in map-reading
  • Experience in a role that required some interpretation and application of policy and legislative requirements

Skills in:

  • Computer literacy including Excel
  • Administration, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Analysis, research, and investigation
  • Written and oral communication; able to explain potentially complex information to customers
  • Achieving results and working to set timeframes
  • Working collaboratively with others

What we can offer

Here at Whangarei District Council, we take genuine pride in having one of New Zealand's most welcoming and supportive work environments, with the awards to prove it.

Our organisation won the 2021 NZ HR Award for Organisational Change & Development, the Taituara Award for Excellence in Organisation and People Development, and we were a 2021 Diversity Awards NZ™ finalist. We continually strive to provide the best working environment for our people.

With our new civic building due to be completed any day, you will be warmly welcomed into an inclusive and easily accessible working environment, in the heart of our CBD.

We can proudly offer additional ‘on the job' benefits in the form of:

  • Health Insurance,
  • Life Insurance (2 x base salary)
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Supported learning and development opportunities

With a stunning natural environment, great schools, and short commutes, working with us here at Whāngarei District Council will be the positive change you have been looking for!

Ready to apply?

If you are ready to contribute your unique skills to making a difference in the community, we serve; to be challenged as a professional and to spend more time doing what you love…Apply Now! To complete your application online visit us at; or alternatively click the apply now button below.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the People and Capability team on (09) 430 4200 or 0800 932 463.

Applications Close: 06 Jun 2023

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