Electrical Workers Registration Board - Member

Date:  13 Feb 2024

Wellington, NZ, 6011

Electrical Workers Registration Board - Member

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.

The Board is a combination governance board and disciplinary tribunal, holding regular disciplinary hearings.

The Board’s website has further information about the Board and its role.

Person specifications

Specific skills required

The Minister of Building and Construction is seeking candidates who wish to be considered for appointment as a member of the Electrical Workers Registration Board, who can provide the following skills and experience:

  • Legal expertise, in particular, a lawyer with a depth of prosecution experience and managing evidence and witnesses.

General skills and capabilities

Ideally candidates will have the following:

  • the ability to maintain an open, independent mind when hearing evidence and submissions, and when making a decision
  • knowledge of law, procedure, underlying principles, and their application, as appropriate to the jurisdiction
  • the ability to explain complex, competing factual and legal material, including decisions and reasoning, clearly and concisely, orally and in writing as appropriate to the audience[s]
  • an interest in the electrical sector.

How to apply

For more information about this role, please see the position description: Electrical Workers Registration Board – Member

Applications close at 11.59pm on Sunday 10 March 2024.

For further enquiries about the position, email: boardappointments@mbie.govt.nz.