Applications for licensing committee close next week
23 September 2013
Media advisory: Applications for district licensing committee close next week
Waikato District Council is reminding people if they wish to be a part of a new district licensing committee responsible for considering all alcohol licence applications in our district they need to apply by next Tuesday, 1 October.
Council is seeking expressions of interest from people who would like to be part of the committee, which is a new requirement as part of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.
Applicants must have knowledge of the Act, have relevant experience, and possess well developed investigative, decision making and communication skills. They should also have knowledge of the harmful effects of alcohol and must not be involved in the alcohol industry or have any appearance of bias.
More information on the role is available in the attached advertisement, which ran in nine Waikato community newspapers and the Waikato Times on behalf of Waikato, Hamilton, Waipa, Otorohanga and Waitomo councils, or in Local Government New Zealand's Competency Guidance document: www.lgnz.co.nz/assets/Uploads/Our-work/ALC-Competency-Guidance-for-DLC-Members-June-13.pdf
To apply, send your CV and covering letter to:
DLC Positions, Waikato District Council, Private Bag 544, Ngaruawahia 3742, Attention: Alan Parkes, or by email to Alan.Parkes@waidc.govt.nz
Training will be provided in early December 2013.