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Senior Building Surveyor
Council Chambers
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Senior Building Surveyor

  • Salary $96,376.86 to 111,797.18 p/a + super
  • Leaseback Vehicle available
  • Permanent full time position – 35 hours per week


About Ku-ring-gai Council

Located 16 km's north of the Sydney CBD, the Ku-ring-gai area covers 84km2, is home to 124,000 residents and set in one of New South Wales' most attractive natural environments.


About the role

Reporting to the Team Leader Compliance, Health & Building, and as part of a small team of three, you will be responsible for managing an area  to ensure all facets of building certification, including inspections and investigations are undertaken.


  • Act as Principal Certifier by inspecting buildings during the course of construction and after completion
  • Assess applications for building and environmental certificates
  • Provide construction advice to customers both internal and external
  • Inspect existing buildings to ensure an adequate level of public safety
  • Investigate and manage enquiries relating to area of expertise.


Skills, Qualifications & Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in Building, Building Surveying or a related discipline
  • A1 or A2 Accredited certifier Local Government experience preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in assessment and management of applications under section 6 (4A) of the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979
  • Competency in building control and building inspections
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Development Control Process in NSW
  • Working knowledge of Fire Safety Control (public and private buildings within NSW)
  • Knowledge of the Swimming Pools Act, Regulations and Australian Standards for construction of swimming pool fencing
  • Understanding legal procedures at the Local Court and Land and Environment Court.
  • Advanced reporting ability, both written and verbal



  • 35 hour working week
  • Work from Home (WFH) options
  • Flexible Working Arrangements available
  • Health & Fitness $100 yearly reimbursement (conditional)


How to apply

Applicants are required to address all Essential Criteria as listed within the Position Description to be eligible for an interview.


Like to know more Contact Michael Azzi on 0478 323 929

Closes: 11:45pm, Monday 6 December 2021


Ku-ring-gai Council is an equal opportunity employer

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