Far North District Licensing Committee: Expressions of Interest Sought

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Far North District Licensing Committee – Expressions of Interest Sought

Great decision-making skills? Former alcohol licensing experience?

We are calling for applications from persons interested in making alcohol licensing decisions to be part of the Far North District Licensing Committee.

The District Licensing Committee is responsible for determining all alcohol licences and manager’s certificates in the Far North District. We are looking for applicants with strong skills and experience, including:

• relevant alcohol licensing experience in previous roles
• demonstrated knowledge of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 and how it is applied
• highly developed decision-making skills and investigative ability
• demonstrated knowledge of the hearing process
• an understanding of the Far North communities and their expectations around alcohol licensing
• strong oral and written communication skills
• some knowledge of alcohol-related harm in the Far North. Please note that applicants must not have any involvement, or the appearance of involvement, in the alcohol industry or alcohol retail business.

Applicants should be prepared for flexible working hours, noting that this is not a full-time role.

Applicants will be screened and interviewed. Appointments will be confirmed at the Council meeting being held on 15 December 2022.

Successful candidates will be contracted to Far North District Council and will not be employees of the council.

Work will be on an ‘as required’ basis at the remuneration rate set by the Minister of Justice for a term that expires in December 2025. Preference will be given to candidates that live in the Far North District.

Any enquiries please contact Christina Rosenthal on 09 401 5406.

Applications close on 2 December 2022 at 3pm.

Applications must be emailed to christina.rosenthal@fndc.govt.nz and include a current curriculum vitae which demonstrates the appropriate skills and experience for this role, and if you are applying to be a chair or commissioner, we require in addition to a curriculum vitae some examples of recent decisions you have written.