Building Certifier

Job Description

Package: $81,755.65 - $90,242.94 per annum + 10.5 % super (Grade 10 of the SMRC Salary System 2022-2023) Position Description: Building CertifierApplications close 11:59pm, Monday 30 January 2023About The Region: The Snowy Monaro region is a unique and culturally diverse region of south-east NSW.  From our history of the Snowy Hydro Scheme, our proud agricultural industry and popular ski resorts, we are a region that has a lot to offer.  With fantastic lifestyle choices, whether you are an adventure seeker or prefer the finer things in life, we really can offer it all, and all within close proximity to our nation’s capital Canberra. Snowy Monaro Regional Council employs over 450 staff from all walks of life and working with us will give you the opportunity to enjoy our beautiful surrounds, progress your career and make a difference in our local community. About the Role: The Building Certifier will provide Snowy Monaro Regional Council and its community with technical advice, assessment and recommendations on building, construction and town planning matters. The Building Certifier will promote and exemplify Council’s vision as “A Trusted Community Partner”, and the values which support this: Solutionary, Together, Accountable, Innovative, Caring.
  • Act as a Certifier on behalf of Council to assess and inspect construction, determine construction, occupation and complying development certificate applications and undertake building certification tasks ensuring compliance with the relevant Acts, Regulations, Council Policies and Codes and within the limitations of the delegations of authority and level of accreditation held relevant to the position.
  • Undertake plumbing and drainage assessments and inspections including on-site effluent management systems ensuring compliance with the relevant Acts, Regulations, Council Policies and Codes and within the limitations of the delegations of authority relevant to the position.
  • Undertake inspections and assessments of Building Information Certificates and determine those applications/certificates ensuring compliance with the relevant Acts, Regulations, Council Policies and Codes and within the limitations of the delegations of authority relevant to the position.
  • Meet with applicants and, where appropriate, mediate a satisfactory outcome in accordance with the relevant legislation, Building Code of Australia and Australian Standards.
  • To ensure that newly erected, altered and existing buildings have the appropriate certification for all essential fire safety measures pursuant to the Environmental Planning & Assessment Regulation.
  • Participate in internal meetings such as Development Control Unit with other assessment and professional staff.
  • Investigate, carry out, document and represent Council on any illegal non-compliances and unauthorised land uses for breaches of the Local Government Act, Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, Building Code of Australia within the limitations of the delegations of authority relevant to the position.
  • Undertake assessments of different types of applications under relevant legislation including but not limited to Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, the Local Government Act 1993, Swimming Pools Act within the limitations of the delegations of authority relevant to the position.
  • Promptly and accurately register and record all correspondence and documentation including emails into Council’s electronic Records Management System.
  • Respond to verbal and written requests for advice from applicants and the public concerning development and certification matters relevant to the role, including participation in daily counter enquiry and telephone enquiry roster in a confidential manner.
  • Promote information sharing and knowledge transfer to drive evidence-based decision-making, enhance capability and optimise capacity
  • Contribute to the performance of Council: demonstrate professional conduct, make the best use of knowledge, experience and skills and be accountable for own decisions and actions
  • Contribute to a safe workplace: comply with legislative and organisational requirements and be accountable for own decisions and actions
About You: You are someone who possesses excellent communication skills & commitment to quality. Has strong attention to detail and solid time management skills with an energetic and proactive approach to everything you do. You can work both independently and within a team of like minded professionals and has the ability to effectively manage numerous projects concurrently. To be successful in this role you will have:
  • Assessment Act, Building Code of Australia within the limitations of the delegations of authority relevant to the position.
  • Undertake assessments of different types of applications under relevant legislation including but not limited to Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, the Local Government Act 1993, Swimming Pools Act within the limitations of the delegations of authority relevant to the position.
  • Promptly and accurately register and record all correspondence and documentation including emails into Council’s electronic Records Management System.
  • Respond to verbal and written requests for advice from applicants and the public concerning development and certification matters relevant to the role, including participation in daily counter enquiry and telephone enquiry roster in a confidential manner.
  • Promote information sharing and knowledge transfer to drive evidence-based decision-making, enhance capability and optimise capacity
  • Contribute to the performance of Council: demonstrate professional conduct, make the best use of knowledge, experience and skills and be accountable for own decisions and actions
  • Contribute to a safe workplace: comply with legislative and organisational requirements and be accountable for own decisions and actions
How to Apply: Apply by submitting your cover letter and resume through the below link. Please use your cover letter to demonstrate to us that you have what is needed to be successful in this role by telling us more about you, why you want to work with us and by addressing the essential and desirable criteria as outlined in the Position Description located HERE. Good applications make a positive impression and can lead to an interview or further assessment. Don’t apply just for the sake of it. Select the right job for you and prepare a strong (and accurate) application highlighting your skills, abilities and experience, and how they meet the requirements of the job. Enquiries  For any enquiries relating the role, please contact our Recruitment Officer Email: [email protected] Ph: 1300 345 345 At Snowy Monaro Regional Council, we are committed to providing EEO and embracing diversity. We are an inclusive workforce which reflects the unique region, community, and customers we serve. In addition to providing an encouraging and positive environment, Council is a smoke free work environment.Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role.
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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Architecture, Design and User Experience, Industrial
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  • Locations:
    New South Wales,
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  • Closing Date:30th Jan 2023, 12:00 am

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