Building & Development Officer

Lithgow City Council Full Time Permanent 8/02/2018

Lithgow City Council has an exciting opportunity for a Building & Development Officer  to join their team in Lithgow, NSW.

The Building and Development Officer is one of four professional specialist positions operating within an approvals team reporting to the Team Leader Building under the direction of the Development Manager.

The Building and Development Officer is directly involved in the assessment and determination of building and development matters handled by the Development team, liaising with colleagues, developers, Government Authorities and the public generally. 

The Building and Development Officer is responsible for determining priorities on building and development matters assigned to and instigated by the position and make an independent assessment of such issues, subject to direction issued by the Team Leader Building and the Development Manager. 

To be successful in this role, you will possess a Tertiary Qualifications in Building Surveying with a minimum 2 years experience in Local Government Building Control.  

You'll be competent using software packages as well as electronic records systems and will have a demonstrated knowledge and commitment to WHS legislation.  

This role requires that the successful applicant hold a current C Class Drivers Licence.

For specific roles and responsibilities that you will be undertaking see the attached position description, Click Here


About the Benefits

If you are looking for a change of lifestyle, a new adventure, or to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you.

In return for your hard work and dedication, Lithgow City Council is offering an attractive remuneration package from $74,000 - $82,000 (additional remuneration may be considered for an exceptional ).  

You will also enjoy an enviable work/life balance working with a rostered day off every 3rd week!

In addition, you'll enjoy working within a friendly and supportive environment where your hard work will genuinely be appreciated.

If you're looking to join a dedicated team committed to making a real difference - APPLY NOW!

Applications close at 4pm on Friday 23rd February 2018

*To be considered for this position you MUST address the Criteria. Applications that do not address the criteria will be automatically ineligible.*


About the Organisation and Area

Lithgow City Council is located on the western edge of the Blue Mountains, a short 2 ½ -hour drive from Sydney’s CBD and 40 minutes from Bathurst.

Lithgow offers a truly unique lifestyle and is at the start of an exciting transitional period looking to harmonise its urban, industrial and rural qualities which are unmatched in the Central West. Lithgow is truly a city looking to the future and embracing the challenges and opportunities it faces in order to pursue its vision of sustainable economic development and community harmony.

Click here to view the position description document