Senior Building Surveyor
- Enjoy job security in a pivotal role with a growing city Council!
- Attractive remuneration circa $62,000 plus 9% super and a suitable vehicle!
- One of NSW's great regions, and a fantastic place for families!
About Griffith City Council
Griffith City Council is responsible for providing appropriate services and facilities to the community and ensuring that those services and facilities are managed efficiently and effectively. The Griffith City Council LGA has a population of approximately 26,000 people and covers an area of just over 1,600 sq/kms.
Council also has the responsibility for managing, developing, protecting, restoring, enhancing and conserving the environment of the area for which it is responsible.
Love the Lifestyle in Griffith, NSW
Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the bustling cosmopolitan regional city of Griffith. Located in NSW's Central South, the city is almost equidistant from Sydney and Melbourne, and is home to world class wines, a rich culinary tradition, galleries, stunning scenery and a lifestyle like no other. Griffith is the regional centre for the vast Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area, one of the most diverse and productive regions in Australia contributing over $5 billion annually to the national economy.
The city of Griffith has a wide range of services, shopping centres and activities that cater for any family members needs. Residents of Griffith enjoy the finer things in life. Every Easter, the town hosts La Festa, a celebration of cultural diversity. Griffith offers a wide range of employment across the agricultural, engineering and retail sectors, and an array of recreational and sporting facilities, from bike trails to golf courses. You'll love the lifestyle in the city of Griffith.
About the Opportunity
Griffith City Council has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Building Surveyor to join its close-knit and dynamic City Strategy & Development Department, in Griffith, NSW.
Reporting to the Building Certification Coordinator, the main responsibility of this position is to provide advice on development and building control issues, ensuring development applications, construction certificate and related plans comply with appropriate Acts and standards.
You'll work closely with the professional City Strategy & Development team to provide efficient, effective and courteous service and information about building and development matters to the general public, developers, builders and contractors.
Your major tasks will also include (but will not be limited to):
- Assessing development applications and preparing reports with appropriate conditions of consent;
- Advising applicants, residents, organisations and other staff on development and building control issues;
- Assessing and issuing construction, compliance, occupation & building certificates, and Complying Development Certificates;
- Inspecting and monitoring development, building and plumbing and drainage works to ensure compliance with standards, legislation and consents;
- Coordinating the provision of Building Certification services to other organisations which are contracted for service with Griffith City Council; and
- Responding to customer enquiries within agreed timeframes.
Griffith City Council is seeking a candidate with a tertiary qualification in Building Surveying or equivalent, and extensive experience as a practicing Building Surveyor, in either Local Government or the private sector. To be considered, you'll need to possess or be eligible for Accreditation as a Council Accredited Certifier under Section 5(1A) of the Building Professionals Act 2005.
The ideal candidate will have a thorough working knowledge of the Building Code of Australia, Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment Act, Local Government Act and relevant subordinate legislation, as well as ideally an understanding of Class 2-9 Buildings.
This is a 'hands-on' Council appointment, and accordingly, you will possess excellent customer service, report writing and oral communication skills, as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team and to undertake and complete projects within agreed timelines. With a professional approach to your work, you will have a demonstrated ability to deal with conflicting priorities and meet deadlines in a busy environment and a demonstrated proficiency in the use of word processing and spreadsheet software.
To apply for this role you must hold a current driver's licence, and a White Card.
Move to the beautiful city of Griffith, where you'll love the lifestyle, as you enjoy flexible hours and a work/life balance that allows you to make the most of the rich local recreational and cultural facilities.
The right candidate will be rewarded with attractive remuneration commencing at $62,000 plus 9% superannuation. Additionally you'll be supplied with a suitable vehicle (on lease back according to council lease back policy).
Do not miss this exceptional opportunity to bring your skills to thriving city of Griffith! Apply Now!