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Job Description

  • Do you have proven Investigative experience?
  • Interesting and varied case load
  • 6 month Fixed Term/Secondment Opportunity, Wellington


An exciting opportunity has come about for an Investigator to join MBIE in the Occupational Licensing Team, Consumer Protection and Standards branch within the Market Services Group.

Reporting to the Investigations, Team Leader within Electrical and Building Occupational Licensing team, the Investigator is responsible for carrying out the function of investigating non-complex complaints and to assist with complex complaints relating to persons who allegedly work in contravention of the Electricity Act 1992 and the Building Act 2004 and to support the Investigations Team Leader and Senior Investigator by providing consistent quality advice.


Essential skills and experience required for this role include:

  • Regulatory compliance, preferably in an occupational regulation context and
  • Preparing investigation reports, ideally in an occupational regulation context to disciplinary tribunal standard
  • Preparing prosecutions, ideally in an occupational regulation context to District court standard.
  • An understanding and appreciation of the principals of natural justice and how these apply.
  • An understanding of the disciplinary hearing process relevant to the Electrical Workers Registration and Building Practitioners Boards.
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • An ability to develop trust and credibility with managers and staff
  • An aware ness of occupational licensing schemes and the complaints processes as they apply to such schemes.


To apply for this exciting role, click on the “Apply Now” button to read and download the position description.  Please apply directly online, complete the application form and submit your CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for this role.

If you have any queries please contact Monica Chow on

Applications close at 5.00pm on 27 May 2018.

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