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Building Assessment Officer

Job No: SHELL12
Location: Shellharbour NSW

Shellharbour City, located just 1 ½ hours south of Sydney, is home to almost 70,000 people in a city that spans 154 square kilometres. It's a place of great natural beauty - stretching west from the picturesque coastline to rolling pastures, against the majestic backdrop of the Illawarra escarpment.

  • Exciting, rewarding career opportunities
  • Relaxed coastal lifestyle
  • Flexible working arrangements and work/life balance
  • Long Service Leave after 5 years

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a flexible, contemporary environment in a Local Government area currently experiencing rapid growth?

Shellharbour City Council is committed to building a high performing and sustainable organisation to deliver outcomes for the community through leadership, collaboration and innovation. We are seeking dynamic, enthusiastic, skilled and experienced people to join us and be part of our City Development Team.

This role is to assess and determine Development Applications and Construction Certificates to ensure compliance with Council regulations and legislation. You will also be required to carry out any relevant mandatory inspections in accordance with legislation.

We offer:

  • Full time position
  • Salary range between $1493.29 and $1674.94 per week, depending on qualifications, skills and experience. Plus 9.5% Superannuation.
  • Fully Maintained leaseback vehicle.

Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Local Government State Award, relevant legislation and Council's policies and procedures.

For further information about the position, click here for the Position Description.

Contact: Greg Porter on 4221 6168.

Closing date: Tuesday 27 March 2018 at 11.30pm.

How to Apply: Once you start your online application, you cannot save and return to this later. You may wish to prepare your responses in a word document and then COPY and PASTE into the fields below.

For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria, please view our Guide To Applying.


Shellharbour City Council is an equal opportunity employer.

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