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Senior Building Surveyor

Job No: BVSC408
Location: Bega
Closing Date: 26 Mar 2023 AEDT

A career at Bega Valley Shire Council will immerse you in rewarding and interesting work for the diverse communities that call the south-east corner of NSW home, all of them nestled between rolling countryside and some of the best seaside locations NSW has to offer.

Our workforce of over 350 meets the needs of these communities with a wide range of services including, libraries, customer service, finance, children’s services, engineering, project management, road works, water management, environment and parks, gardens & town centre care.

Council has a range of employment benefits supporting our staff these may include;

  • rostered day off schemes

  • flexible work arrangements

  • salary packaging

The Opportunity

We have an opportunity for an experienced Senior Building Surveyor to control and regulate building construction activities within the Bega Valley Shire.

As the Senior Building Surveyor, you will inspect, evaluate and determine construction, complying development and occupation certificates as well as undertake inspections on swimming pools, plumbing and draining and on-site sewerage management systems. You will provide technical advice to relevant stakeholders and also be responsible for investigating complaints and researching breaches of regulations, codes and standards to determine appropriate action.

About You

We are seeking an individual who holds a Tertiary or Diploma qualification to achieve registration with NSW Fair Training as a Building Surveyor, Restricted (All classes of buildings) Accreditation and has a minimum of four (4) years recent experience.  

You will have the following skills and experience;

  • Sound knowledge of environmental control.

  • Sound knowledge of health and building surveying.

  • High level of written and verbal communication skills including the ability to liaise and negotiate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office software and the NSW Planning Portal.

This is a permanent full-time position working 35 hours per week. Remuneration package range for this position is $98,469 to $113,994 per annum (inclusive of 10.5% superannuation). Relocation expenses may be available for the right candidate.

To view the Position Description, please click here.

For further information on this position, please contact Tony Payne, Manager | Certification & Compliance on 02 6499 2314.

To apply for this position on our Careers Page please click here.

Applications close 11.30pm AEDT on 26 March 2023.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia and address the advertised selection criteria demonstrating their suitability for the role. 

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