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Alcohol Licencing Inspector, Hurunui District Council

We offer | Tā mātou mahi

We offer varied flexible work arrangement options to support a balance between work, family, and personal life.  As a small council we offer a breadth of experience you do not get working for a larger organisation.  Our team is tight knit, likes to have fun, is helpful, and friendly.  We encourage and support individual learning and development by providing training where needed.


About the role | Mō Te Tūranga

In this role you will assess and report on all alcohol licence and manager certificate applications.


You will undertake proactive monitoring inspections of licensed premises, provide education, and where necessary, carry out enforcement action to ensure licensees’ and managers’ compliance with the Act and licence conditions.


You will present cases to the District Licencing Committee (DLC) and Alcohol Regulatory and Licencing Authority.


This is a part-time role, 24 hours per week. The role will include some night and weekend monitoring of licensed premises. The ideal normal working hours are Tuesday – Thursday, however this is negotiable with the preferred candidate.


Although the role is based in Amberley, 45-minute drive from Christchurch, you will be required to travel within the District to fulfil your role.


About you | Mōu

As the ideal candidate you have an advanced understanding of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 and previous work experience in a compliance or regulatory role.


A Level 4 qualification such as NZ Certificate in Regulatory Compliance would be an advantage.


As Alcohol Licensing Inspector you have good interpersonal skills and can maintain good relationships with licensees and other stakeholders.


This role requires you to be available for some night and weekend monitoring of licensed premises.


You feel comfortable in writing reports and speaking in hearings. You keep up to date with technical information and legislation to provide quality advice to customers and licenses on alcohol licensing matters.


A current full driver licence is a must.


About us | Mō Mātou

The Hurunui District’s small towns are the window into the rural heartland.

It is our vision to be a workplace that embraces diversity of thought which is shaped by our cultures, backgrounds, experiences, and personalities.  We aim to have the best people in the right roles at the right time, to provide unique, effective, and suitable infrastructure and services for the Hurunui community.

For more information, please contact Andrew Brown on 027 637 7945 or


Applications close 11 June.