First listed on: 03 August 2021

Wollongong is a vibrant, diverse city, situated on one of Australia’s most picturesque coastlines. Regarded as Australia’s most liveable regional city, Wollongong offers a relaxed, coastal lifestyle with all the benefits of a major city.

Wollongong City Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds in both traditional and non-traditional roles.


Senior Building Surveyor

Salary up to $117,305 per annum plus superannuation

and a Motor Vehicle under Leaseback arrangement

(depending upon qualifications and experience)

Recruitment No 21028R

About the Position

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Building Surveyor to join our Building Certification Team. This is a permanent position and as a flexible employer we are offering you the choice of a full time or part time working arrangement!

The Building Certification team is responsible for delivering a range of residential development assessments, Construction Certificates, fire safety regulatory requirements and Complying Development Certificates for all classes of buildings across the local government area.

You will focus on the assessment of Development / Construction Certificate applications and Council’s Certification functions. This is a great opportunity to build your skills in the practical application of planning and certification functions. You will also use your technical aptitude and personal resilience to contribute to the team achieving in this fast-paced work environment.

Benefits of Working at Council:

  • We have a culture based on values of Integrity, Respect, Sustainability, One Team and Courage.
  • We support and encourage study and career development.
  • We foster personal and professional growth.
  • We understand the importance of work/life balance and offer flexible work arrangements.
  • We recognise and reward performance and embrace change.
  • We are committed to providing a safe working environment for all.
  • We provide many mental, physical and social wellbeing programs to support our staff to be the best that they can be.

How to Apply:

Click 'Apply' to be redirected to Council's E-Recruitment page

For further information regarding this position please contact Darren Burke, Building and Certification Manager on (02) 4227 7293.

For any questions regarding submitting the application online please contact the Recruitment team on (02) 4227 7065.

Applications close at 11:59pm on Monday 30 August 2021

Please note that this role is internally titled as Senior Development Project Officer.

Suitable candidates may be placed on an eligibility list for future opportunities in the team, which may include part time, temporary and or relief roles.

We are adhering to NSW Public Health Guidelines with regard to COVID19. As such this recruitment action will be conducted in line with public health orders eg potentially online interviews.

Applicants are required to undergo a rigorous employment screening process which includes Reference, Identity and Medical History Checks, and may also include a Criminal History and Working with Children Check. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks.

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