Electrical Workers Registration Board- Member

Date:  15-Jan-2023

Wellington, NZ, 6011

Members of the Electrical Workers Registration Board

On behalf of the Minister for Building and Construction, the Ministry is seeking candidates who wish to be considered for appointment as a member of the Electrical Workers Registration Board.

The Electrical Workers Registration Board (The Board) is established under the Electricity Act 1992 (the Act). The Board promotes safety for all New Zealanders by ensuring the competence of electrical workers.

People with the following skills are sought for this vacancy

Specific skills required

At this time, the Minister of Building and Construction is seeking candidates for two roles with the following experience and expertise:

  • Legal or disciplinary tribunal experience, with a connection to the profession


  • Licensed Electrician and/or Registered Electrical Inspector

Additional skills, experience and attributes required

Ideally candidates will have some or all of the following:

  • a licence in one or more classes of registration;
  • a thorough knowledge of the Act, the Electrical (Safety) Regulations 2010 and the related New Zealand Standards and Codes of Practice;
  • broad involvement or engagement across the electrical industry as a contractor and/or electrical worker;
  • regulatory governance experience or experience of working in a regulatory environment.

More information

This is a contestable process and applications will be assessed according to the skills and experience the Electrical Workers Registration Board requires at this particular time.

MBIE is committed to considering candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds, including age, gender, ethnicity and geographic locations, to enable the Board to be high-performing.

Candidates wishing to put forward an expression of interest should enclose a copy of their CV and submit a cover letter outlining why they wish to be a member of the Board.

Please refer to the position description for more details.

Applications close on Friday, 14 October 2022.

For enquiries about the position, please contact boardappointments@mbie.govt.nz.