Building Surveyor

Tweed Shire Council Full Time Permanent 10/07/2024

The Building and Environmental team is seeking two Building Surveyors, permanent full-time roles working a 9-day fortnight.

About the role:

  • carry out development and construction certificate assessments, determinations and inspections for new and existing buildings and structures within the Shire to promote a safe and desirable built environment
  • provides advice and guidance to be provided to residents, developers and Council staff regarding the application of statutory codes and Council policies
  • assesses and determines Development Applications for single dwellings and associated structures 
  • assesses applications for plumbing and drainage works related to developments to ensure compliance with AS3500
  • mediate and facilitate solutions between affected parties and the Council regarding development assessment and certification activities.

What's on offer:

  • a base salary ranging from $80K per annum up to $109K per annum dependant on role, experience and skill. Super - 11.5 %
  • 70-hour, 9-day fortnight
  • training and development opportunities
  • flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance
  • generous employment conditions (we have too many to list - click here for more).

We are seeking:

  • an accredited certifier Building Surveying restricted (all classes of building)
  • eligible for membership of the Australian Institute of Building Surveyor
  • demonstrate sound working knowledge of Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 as amended, NSW Local Government Act 1993, Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020, Residential Apartment Buildings (Compliance and Enforcement Powers) Act 2020 and Regulations and National Construction Code
  • substantial experience in a position of Building Surveyor or Health and Building Surveyor
  • demonstrate well developed competency in the assessment and determination of: Development Applications under the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979, Construction Certificates, Complying Development Certificates and the carrying out of ‘Critical Stage Inspections’ and other building related inspections

About us:

  • Located on the picturesque far North Coast of NSW, bordering the Gold Coast.
  • The Tweed is a vibrant, diverse location offering a lifestyle near the water, in a rainforest or on a farm.  
  • Tweed Shire Council is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds in both traditional and non-traditional roles.  We provide workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options. 
  • Join an employer of choice. Professionals Australia (Local Government Engineers’ Association) has named Council the 2021 Employer of Choice for our great employment practices within NSW local government. 

Where it's located:

This position is based in Murwillumbah and can be directed to work from any Council work site.

Position closes: 

Friday 26 July June 2024 at 12 noon sharp (NSW time).  Late applications will not be permitted.