This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive council in a beautiful regional area and showcase your Building Surveyance expertise.

Located in Maitland, SA Immediate requirement Excellent opportunity to showcase your building surveyance skills

Yorke Peninsula is a place like no other, covering an area of 5,900 square kilometres, it has a distance of approximately 175 kilometres between its northern and southern boundaries, and being a Peninsula, has a varying width east to west averaging approximately 30 kilometres. Our vibrant region exists within the magnificent natural environment of agricultural farmland surrounded by 485 kilometres of beautiful pristine coastline. With many popular tourist destinations dotted along both sides of the coast, the Yorke Peninsula is approximately a 2 hour drive from Adelaide.

This position is responsible for meeting Councils building assessment and compliance duties and functions as prescribed under the various Acts, Regulations, Codes and Council policies in an efficient, expedient and professional manner without favour to ensure the protection of the built and natural environment of the Council area.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Provide technical advice to Council aligned to the various Acts, Codes, and associated Regulations Research, investigate and inspect building work and other matters of regulatory control Advise Council, Public and industry stakeholders on all building and development matters All administrative matters within the department including the preparation of reports Process development applications as soon as possible and within statutory guidelines Review, analyse, and interpret plans and specifications Undertake inspections in accordance with Council policy and relevant legislation Attend Council and Committee meetings as requested by senior management

Successful candidates will have a formal qualification in Building Surveying and/or previous experience as an Authorised Officer as per current legislation and within a Local Government environment. Recent graduates with relevant study experience may be considered.

You should be eligible for appointment as a Level 2 or Level 3 Building Surveyor and have a working knowledge of relevant Local Government and Planning and Development Acts.

You will be an excellent communicator, both written and verbal, with the ability to negotiate, influence, and resolve potential disputes.

To download a Candidate Information pack and to apply, please visit and reference job number 144588.

Confidential enquiries may be directed to Paul Coyle on 08 8100 7000