Senior Building Surveyor

City of Sydney Full Time Contract 7/01/2020

Division: CITY PLANNING DEVELOPMENT & TRANSPORT
Unit: HEALTH & BUILDING
Section: STANDARDS & POLICY
Salary: AUD 124,294 per annum plus Superannuation
Employment status: Term Contract until 30/06/2022
Employment arrangement: Full Time
Location: Sydney CBD
Option to work under a 19 day month arrangement

At the City of Sydney our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Sustainable Sydney 2030 - developing a green, global and connected city.


We are seeking a suitably experienced and tertiary qualified professional to join our dedicated cladding team.

This exciting and unique position is for a fixed term until 30 June 2022 and will contribute towards the City's regulatory response to combustible cladding.

Duties will primarily include the assessment of external cladding to facades of existing buildings, undertaking associated compliance action based on risk, developing fire safety strategies for existing buildings, the preparation of fire safety assessment reports and attendance at associated meetings and site reviews.

To be successful you will have:

  • appropriate tertiary qualifications in Building, Building Science, Building Surveying, Engineering or equivalent
  • proven field experience in fire safety projects
  • knowledge and experience of relevant legislation, BCA, relevant Codes and Australian Standards as they relate to building compliance
  • the ability to work collaboratively and autonomously with highly effective relationship skills
  • experience in stakeholder management, including dealing with complex issues and an ability to negotiate and mediate on contentious matters.

If you would like to part of this exciting and unique project, we would like to hear from you.

At the City of Sydney you will join a dedicated team where individual effort is part of something much bigger - delivering great things for our city's dynamic future.

To apply: Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and respond to the online application questions that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Please note the "Essential Criteria Response" field in the online application does not require you to respond or upload a document.

This role will require a national criminal record background check and a pre-employment medical examination.

Position description: CLICK HERE to view or download the position description.

Applications must be made online via the City's website by 11.59pm on Tuesday, 28 January 2020.

For further information contact: Luke Farrell, Fire Safety & Essential Services Specialist, Health & Building on 02 9246 7778.

Employee Benefits: CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of working in Council.

At the City we provide equal employment opportunity. We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment and encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.