Building Surveyor

City of Ryde Full Time Permanent 18/06/2024
  • Hybrid and flexible work arrangements
  • Rostered Day Off approx. every 3 weeks
  • Leaseback vehicle


About Us
City of Ryde, just 12 kilometres from Sydney CBD, is a place of unique lifestyle and opportunity. It is home to an engaged and culturally diverse community of around 130,000 people, and a strong and growing Smart City economy including more than 13,000 local businesses, Macquarie Park, world-class hospitals, and a leading university. All balanced with beautiful bushland, riverfront parks, open spaces, and sport facilities.

Our council delivers a broad range of services, projects, programs, and events. We are actively committed to innovation, sustainability, resilience and providing exceptional customer experiences, and this relies on attracting and keeping great people. We offer a range of benefits, including flexible work arrangements, health and wellbeing programs, a learning and development program including study support, and a reward and recognition program.



About the Role
We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified registered Building Surveyor to join the Building Certification team based at North Ryde.

The focus of your role will be carrying out assessments and issuing approvals along with undertaking inspections and reporting on a wide range of residential buildings, swimming pools as well as some commercial developments and related assets.

You will be required to investigate building related complaints as principal certifier, respond to customer requests and manage any arising prosecutions.



About You
The ideal candidate will be an experienced registered building surveyor with excellent technical knowledge of buildings of all classes and types. They will be self-motivated and be able to work autonomously.

In addition, you will also have:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Building Surveying or similar
  • Must hold registration with the NSW Department of Fair Trading as a Registered Building Surveyor.
  • A valid Australian driver's licence
  • Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills.
  • A demonstrated ability to assess fire upgrade reports and alternative building performance solutions.
Your commencing annual salary will range from $100,571.00 p.a + Superannuation + vehicle, dependent on your experience and qualifications.



Culture & Benefits
  • Leaseback vehicle
  • Free shuttle bus between the North Ryde Office and North Ryde Metro Station
  • Commitment to providing opportunities for work/life balance
  • Hybrid work from home and office arrangements available for eligible positions
  • Flexibility regarding start and finish times to suit your lifestyle
  • Work 37.5 hours and enjoy a rostered day off approx. every 3 weeks
  • Long service leave after 5 years, then accrued monthly
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave (for eligible employees)
  • 3 extra grant days at Christmas to ensure you have time to enjoy the holiday
  • Annual performance reviews and Award increases
  • Opportunity to sign up as a fitness passport member
  • Various health & well-being initiatives (i.e. flu vaccinations, etc.)


How to apply
Please ensure you give full answers to the online application questions, showcasing your abilities and experience. Your answers, in conjunction with your resume, will determine if you are invited to an interview.

Please note you do not need a "password" to use our on-line application system, however you have the option save and return to your application prior to the closing date. In addition to answering the online questions, this position requires you to attach your Resume to complete the application process. Please note, you are not required to submit a cover letter or a statement addressing selection criteria.


Closing Date: Sunday 7 July 2024 at 11:30pm

If you would like to know more, please see the position description and contact Morris Impala Senior Coordinator Building & Compliance on 0466 846 568 for a confidential discussion.


City of Ryde is committed to Equal Employment and Child Safety