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Senior Development Officer Building

Davies Stewart - Adelaide, SA

Construction, Architecture & Interior Design
Source: uWorkin


About The Company

The City of Burnside is well recognised for its innovative approach to excellence in service delivery and meeting emerging community needs.

Culture & Benefits

  • Full time permanent position
  • Eastern location
  • Be a part of a progressive team

  • About The Role

    The City of Burnside is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and enthusiastic individual to join their Building Development team. You will be required to assist and mentor Building Officers in assessing building rules assessments and audits, conducting site visits and providing technical advice to ensure all outcomes are in line with stakeholder and community expectations. You must be a strong team player and able to work independently with limited supervision and possess a high level of interpersonal skills in dealing with the public and other organisations.

    • Assess the Building Rules Consent stage of development applications and ensure they are compliant
    • Inspect development in progress and completed development to ensure compliance with the Building Rules, approved plans and relevant legislation Investigate development complaints and planning and building compliance issues, and negotiate with parties to achieve appropriate compliance outcomes
    • Determine appropriate action to achieve compliance with relevant legislation, and issue notices where development has not been undertaken in accordance with the Building Rules and relevant legislation or where there is a threat to safety
    • Provide guidance and mentorship to team members in relation to planning and building compliance matters, building rules assessment and inspection
    • Assist the Team Leader Building in the delegation of building rules assessments and inspection to other team members
    • Provide expert advice and respond to enquiries from customers within required timeframes relating to development (building/compliance) matters
    • Respond to requests from elected members and other business units in relation to building, compliance and general development information and advice
    • Attend to telephone, counter and written enquiries from the public and external organisations with information relating to building, planning compliance and general development information and advice
    • Assist legal advisers in instigating Court proceedings and represent Council as required in hearings
    • Assist the Building Fire Safety Committee with both inspection and administrative tasks where required
    • Attendance at Council meetings as required
    • Support the Team leader Building in leading the team and assisting with complex assessments and projects

    Skills And Experience
    • Hold Tertiary qualifications in Building Surveying
    • Accreditation as an Accredited Professional - Building Level 1 or 2
    • Previous experience in a similar role within local government is essential
    • Experience in inspecting buildings and investigating compliance related matters
    • Demonstrated technical knowledge
    • Excellent supervisory skills
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Customer service focussed
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • A current SA Driver's License
    • Hold, or willing to obtain a SA Construction Industry White Card

    Apply now and find out more

    To register your interest please forward your current resume via the application link, or one of the following methods; www.daviesstewart.com/job-search, jobs@daviesstewart.com or call 08 8232 8008 for more information. Your confidentially application will be acknowledged by email explaining our application process.


    Adelaide, SA

    Construction, Architecture & Interior Design


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