Senior Alcohol Licensing Inspector, Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is working on delivering its vision of creating Liveable, Thriving and Connected Communities. The Waikato district is growing, so we need people who are innovative and community-focused. We're looking for people who embody our Do It Right values and aren't afraid of getting stuck in.

This role will carry out the functions of an Alcohol Licensing Inspector under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 and contribute to the minimisation of harm caused by the excessive or inappropriate consumption of alcohol.

This role is part of our environmental health team who are energetic and passionate people who value public health and are focused on delivering exceptional services to the Waikato community. There will be opportunities for the successful applicant to advance their career.


Who are we looking for

The ideal applicant will be enthusiastic with a broad range of experience in investigation, reporting and compliance in alcohol related programmes.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have excellent customer relationship and communication skills, pay attention to detail and manage your time and work effectively. Your ability to interpret and understand legislation particularly knowledge of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act is essential.


Why join our team

Te Kaunihera aa Takiwaa o Waikato (Waikato District Council) is not a 'typical local government' employer, we are on a journey to become exceptional and we'd love for you to be part of that!

Our head office is based in north Waikato's Ngaruawahia, just 10 minutes from Hamilton. You've got the benefits of free parking, flexible working and the chance to hit the Hakarimatas on your lunch break.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We welcome applicants who are keen on rolling up their sleeves and helping to bring this to life. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, national origins, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, or disability status.  Our applicants do need to have existing rights to work in Aotearoa/New Zealand.  

We have a strong safety culture and as part of this our preferred candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment screening which includes drug testing and health screening.


Application Closing Date: Sunday, 6th February 2022 at 11:55PM.


Waikato District Council (WDC) has a policy requirement that all our staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. WDC will require evidence to verify people's vaccination status.


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