Senior Building Surveyor- Local Council

Job Title: Senior Building Surveyor- Local Council
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Salary: $110000 per annum, Benefits: Attractive salary, the use of a council vehicle, genuine work life balance
Start Date: 2020-01-07 00:00:00
Reference: JO-2001-99026
Contact Name: Patrick Courtney
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 07, 2020 11:34

Job Description

About the Company
My client is a striving council just north of Melbourne. Their ultimate goal is to provide a sustainable, accessible and safe environment for the community. An organisation that's not just working for today's community but for future generations to come. The City Development Branch has an opportunity for a motivated Senior Building Surveyor to join their professional team in the Council’s Building Services Unit.

About the Role
  • As the successful candidate, you will have exposure to a variety of building approvals experiences for continued professional growth and interest;
  • You will provide support to the Building Approvals Team in relation to the Council’s capital works program of new and improved community facilities;
  • You will support the Building Inspectors whilst supporting and mentoring the Assistant Building Surveyors and Cadet in receiving well-rounded building surveying experience for career progression towards registration;
  • Ensure the builds are compliant with the relevant Acts, Regulations, Codes, and Council Local Laws.

About You
You must possess a strong customer focus, sound investigation skills and detailed knowledge of building legislation. 
You will also need to be a registered building surveyor with extensive experience in building surveying approvals and enforcement role.
To be successful in this role you must possess the following:
  • A tertiary qualification or the equivalent in Building Surveying with registration or near registered as a Building Surveyor Unlimited as issued by the Victorian Building Authority;
  • Proven leadership and knowledge in building compliance/enforcement, building approvals and permits as a Building Surveyor;
  • High level written communication skills are required to prepare correspondence, Council and management reports and industry submissions, on behalf of Council
  • Previous experience in mentoring and coaching staff is highly regarded.
  • A current driver’s licence is required.

The Benefits

You will be surrounded by a progressive and supportive management culture across the multi-disciplinary branch and supports employees with work-life balance opportunities, employer-supported study assistance schemes, salary sacrifice and extensive opportunities for training and career development. There is a highly attractive salary on offer as well as the use of a Council vehicle.

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Patrick Courtney on 03 9929 9500, quoting ref no. JO-2001-99026. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at

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