Position Details
Reference Number 10703
Directorate Planning & Economic Development
Position Title Building Technical Officer/Inspector/Surveyor
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Drouin
Award Classification Band 7
Salary $34.31 to $52.62
Hours 76.00
Position Summary

Building Technical Officer, Inspector or Surveyor

  • Permanent, full time position with monthly RDO
  • Positive, dynamic, supportive team environment
  • Great opportunities for training and professional development
  • Working throughout the vibrant and developing Baw Baw Shire


About us

A Baw Baw Shire Council career goes beyond business as usual. You’ll find exciting development pathways rich in opportunity. Our thriving and engaged culture-first workplace is built on the passion and talent of people who proudly deliver vital services and exciting projects to a community they care about.

Our organisation comprises of a multicultural workforce of around 400 full-time, part-time and casual employees, all benefiting from great flexibility, work/life sway, study support, health and wellbeing initiatives and ongoing learning and development programs.

At Baw Baw Shire Council, we invite our people to tackle projects that keep them inspired. We encourage the exploration of new ideas. We support the enhancement of building on current skills and developing new ones.

Located adjacent to Melbourne, Baw Baw Shire is one of Victoria’s fastest growing municipalities with freeway and V/Line access into Melbourne’s CBD and suburbs. This allows easy access to training, seminars and conferences in the city, without diminishing the direct impact that comes from working within a close-knit rural community.

To learn more visit www.bawbawshire.vic.gov.au


About the Role

As part of Councils ongoing support of the Building Services Team we are currently seeking applications to appoint a Building Technical Officer, Building Inspector or Building Surveyor to join the current team of four building surveyors and two administrative staff.

The objective of this position is to assist the Building Services Team to administer building legislation with the intent of protecting the health, safety and amenity of building occupants and the public within the Shire.
As well as ensuring compliance with building legislation by undertaking site inspections and drafting enforcement documents relating to legislative non-compliances, you will also be providing assistance in the assessment of report and consent applications made to council whilst providing technical advice and guidance to all stakeholders throughout the Shire.

The position requires the incumbent to administer the building legislation in an autonomous manner and under limited supervision, whilst satisfying Council’s statutory requirements and providing a high level of customer service.

The banding for this role will be between 5-7, depending on skills and experience.


Further information and how to apply

To apply, please review the position description and prepare your application including current copy of your resume and a covering letter which addresses the Key Selection Criteria. 

Applications close Sunday, 5 April 2020 at 5pm and must be submitted directly via the Baw Baw shire website.


Baw Baw Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer and works in the interest of the safety of children and young people. Our recruitment processes reflect this commitment.


Contact Person Julian Bonnici
Contact Number 56242453
Closing Date 30/03/2020
Position Description
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