Licensing Committee Panel Members
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 Waikato District Council's District Licensing Committee.
Expressions of interest are invited from suitable persons for consideration for appointment as Licensing Committee Members. The District Licensing Committee consists of a Chair or a Commissioner and two other Licensing Committee Members drawn from a list of members appointed by Waikato District Council. We are seeking expressions of interest from those seeking to join this list of members, to serve on the panel when required.
The District Licensing Committee has responsibility for all local decisions on applications made under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012, including:
Waikato District Council is keen to reflect the diversity of the community it serves and encourages applicants who can demonstrate:
DLCs are quasi-judicial committees of Council with decisions being appealable to the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority.
Applicants should be prepared for flexible working hours, noting that this is not a full-time role. Successful candidates will be contracted to the Waikato District Council and will not be employees of the council. Work will be on an 'as required' basis at the remuneration set by the Minister of Justice.
Further information on the roles, including application details, can be found on the careers page of the Waikato District Council Website. Applicants should demonstrate how their ability to make decisions on alcohol matters and their experience of hearings processes will benefit Waikato District Council's DLC.
Applications Closing Date: Wednesday, 19th May 2021 at 11.55pm