Position Details
Reference Number 17868
Position Title Building Surveyor
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Directorate City Development
Location Civic Centre
Award Classification Knox City Council Enterprise Agreement No. 9 2015 - 7
Knox City Council Enterprise Agreement No. 9 2015 - 6
Full Time Salary $84,001.70 to $106,067.98
Hours Per Week 38.00
Position Summary
  • Develop your career with an innovative team that fosters a strong culture of teamwork
  • Enjoy an environment that encourages accountability, trust and respect
  • Attractive Total Remuneration Package
  • Flexible working hours & Rostered days off
  • Career development opportunities

Knox City Council is positioned in Melbourne’s picturesque eastern suburbs—reaching to the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges. Our staff of more than 1000 serves a diverse and vibrant population. Connected within 25 minutes of the city by the EastLink motorway, we attract professionals with a passionate commitment to our community and their vocation within an innovative culture of excellence.

Knox City Council aspires to be an organisation which is values based, empowers leaders, enables people to make a difference and has a culture of learning and high performance.

Council is seeking applicants with qualifications and experience in building surveying and inspections for the position of Building Surveyor. The role will see you report to the Coordinator Building Services, providing advice and recommendations on Building Regulatory matters and undertaking a broad range of building surveying duties. 

You will

  • Review applications and plans for compliance with relevant the Building Regulations and preparation of Building Permits, as appropriate.
  • Ensure building safety Regulations and requirements are met.
  • Have extensive relevant experience in the building industry as a qualified Building Surveyor, preferably within a local government context.
  • Provide advice to the public and other Council departments on the interpretation and operation of building controls and other relevant legislation administered by Council.

Applicants must have suitable qualifications and/or relevant experience

  • Tertiary level qualification in Building Surveying desirable.
  • Building Practitioners registration as a Building Surveyor as required by the Building Act.
  • A current driver’s licence.

This role will be either a Band 6 or a Band 7 depending on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant. Applicants nearing registration may still apply. 


Knox Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing a workplace that embraces diversity and inclusion. We are committed to a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

Screening Criteria Desirable: Do you have registration as a Building Surveyor?
Contact Person Jason Mc Nulty
Contact Number 0403602217
Closing Date 20/03/2019
Position Description ASB28B Building Surveyor July 2018.pdf
Application Guide click here to view