Building Surveyor | NSW

City of Sydney

Work Type: Full time
Salary Range: AUD 107,610 per annum plus Superannuation
Job Reference: 7299
Closing Date: 20/09/2019

Work Address: 456 Kent Street, Sydney

Contact Information: Damian Zammit, Area Manager Health & Building - South on 02 9288 5904.


Section:  AREA - SOUTH
Salary:  AUD 107,610 per annum plus Superannuation 
Employment status: Permanent (2 positions) 
Employment arrangement: Full Time
Location: Inner Sydney
Option to work under a 19 day month arrangement

At the City of Sydney our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Sustainable Sydney 2030 – developing a green, global and connected city. 

An exciting opportunity has become available to serve the community to ensure buildings are safe and healthy by investigating and resolving building non-compliances, including unauthorised uses, unauthorised building works, swimming pool barriers, boarding houses, fire safety risks, and non-compliances with development consents. 

To be successful you will have:  

  • appropriate tertiary qualifications in Building, Building Science, Building Surveying, Engineering, Planning, Architecture or equivalent, and extensive appropriate demonstrated experience
  • demonstrated experience in seeking regulatory compliance with a broad range of unauthorised building uses and associated activities in new and existing buildings
  • knowledge and experience in applying the Local Government Act, Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, other relevant Acts and legislation, Building Code of Australia, Codes and Australian Standards as they relate to building assessment, compliance and enforcement
  • availability to work flexible hours including weekend, early morning, and late night shifts.

Do you want to be part of something challenging and rewarding? Are you passionate about serving our community? The City of Sydney might be the right career move for you.

To apply:  Visit to view or download the position description. Please upload your current resume and respond to the online application questions that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.

This role will require a national criminal record background check and a pre-employment medical examination.

Applications must be made online via the City’s website by 11.59pm on Friday 20 September 2019.

For further information contact: Damian Zammit, Area Manager Health & Building - South on 02 9288 5904.

At the City we provide equal employment opportunity. We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment and encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.