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Team Supervisor – Fire Safety

  • Salary: $93,221 - $106,228 p.a. plus 10% Super

  • Permanent/ Full Time Position

  • Access to Variable Working Hours

About Shoalhaven Council
Shoalhaven City Council is a dynamic organisation serving a large and diverse community; limitless opportunity exists for an exciting and rewarding career. The Shoalhaven is located just 2 hours from Sydney and 2.5 hours from Canberra. The Shoalhaven is home to 104,000 people and comprises of 49 unique towns and villages. It is a place of great natural beauty and offers an enviable lifestyle and positive work-life balance.

About the role
This is a permanent full-time position within our Building and Compliance Section, Monday to Friday 35 hours per week located in Nowra Administration Building

Reporting directly to the Lead – Building & Compliance, the focus of this position is to:

  • To develop and coordinate implementation and operations of the fire safety audit program.

  • Assist in the administration of applicable Acts so as to achieve the best built environment, health, welfare and well-being of the whole community and to ensure achievement of the objectives of Council’s Management Plan and Council’s levels of customer service.

  • Support and manage the day-to-day operations of the Fire Safety Team functions and staff.

  • Ensure processes and protocols are in place for the Fire Safety Team’s compliance with all relevant legislation and Council policies and ensure that risks are managed.

Skills & Experience
In order to be successful in the position, you will be/ possess:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in Building Surveying or Health & Building Surveying or related field with extensive experience in local government in the operation and management of the building control process

  • High level of expertise in the implementation of the Building Code of Australia and experience in the inspection and assessment of all Classes of proposed and existing buildings for compliance with the Code.

  • Experience in carrying out fire safety audit inspections and issuing fire safety orders for the upgrading of existing buildings.

  • Experience in the assessment of development applications and construction certificates.

  • Detailed knowledge of the requirements of Section 4.15 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act.

  • Current Class C Driver’s Licence

We are committed to creating a positive culture and strong team environment, and offer a range of benefits:

  • Generous Leave Entitlements

  • Long Service Leave After 5 Years

  • Flexitime for Indoor Staff

  • Fitness Passport

  • Novated Lease Arrangements

  • Discounted Private Health Insurance

  • Training and Development Programs

How to Apply
You will be required to submit an online application by attaching your resume (please ensure you submit in Word or PDF format) and respond to questions regarding general information about you.

In addition, you will be required to demonstrate how you satisfy the requirements of the position by answering the below questions relevant to the essential criteria as outlined in the job advertisement.

For more information on the application process, please visit how to apply on Councils website.

  1. At Shoalhaven City Council our corporate core values are: Collaboration, Adaptability, Integrity and Respect. Please choose one value and advise how you have enacted this value in a professional setting.

  2. Please list the qualifications you hold relevant to the position 

  3. Briefly describe your experience carrying out fire safety audit inspections

  4. Briefly describe your experience assessing and determining development applications, complying development applications and building certificate applications

  5. What experience do you have directing a small team? What management style do you feel most effective?

Contact:  Garon Irwin  - Lead- Building & Compliance - (02) 4429 3429

Applications Close: Wednesday, 15 June 2022 (at Midnight) 

Shoalhaven City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing diversity and inclusion, and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds 

When your application has been submitted completely, you will receive a confirmation email