Building Surveyor (Compliance) - Building Control And Compliance

Fairfield City Council Full Time Permanent 9/04/2019

THE POSITION: Fairfield City Council is seeking an ambitious professional with sound knowledge of compliance related strategies. This position will suit a professional who wants to contribute and influence the future direction of Council in the areas of public safety and building compliance.

The successful applicant will assist in the implementation and delivery of compliance programs including private swimming pools, fire safety and policies that will fulfil Fairfield City Council’s commitment to providing a healthy and safe environment for both our residents and visitors. You will undertake a principal role in regards to private swimming pool safety, building compliance and provide professional advice in planning matters as required.

ESSENTIAL:  You will have recent building surveying experience and appropriate tertiary qualifications, knowledge and understanding in the field of compliance including knowledge of building regulations, fire safety and swimming pool legislation, relevant standards, and legislation related to the function of the position.  You will also have established communication, organisation and IT skills, with the ability to meet strict deadlines and to balance competing priorities. This role is key in building the level of knowledge in the Building Control and Compliance Division.

DESIRABLE: This role thrives on autonomy, quality customer service and ongoing career development in a corporate-style, project oriented and endlessly diverse atmosphere. It is essential that you can work independently but also function as a member of the team.


  • Permanent position, 70 hours per fortnight
  • This position is a Grade 6, salary range is $ 79,050.00 p.a. with progression to $ 92,597.00 p.a. on demonstrated competencies.
  • Flexible working hours are available.
  • A Mobile Telephone is provided
  • A Motor Vehicle benefit is available

FURTHER CONTACTS:  Enquiries regarding the position should be directed to Coordinator Compliance Mr Angelo Donni on 9725 0294 or a position description is available by contacting Gordana Miletic on 9725 0277.

CLOSING DATE:  5pm on 3 May 2019.

HOW TO APPLY:  Applications must address the Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience required in the Position Description. A Position Description is available from the contact person listed above, or from Council’s Website. To apply online visit Council’s website Applications should be addressed to the undersigned and received by the closing date. Applicants must be prepared to undergo a medical examination at Council's expense. Fairfield City Council is a smoke-free workplace and is an EEO employer.