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Deputy Municipal Building Surveyor

Deputy Municipal Building Surveyor

Job Title: Deputy Municipal Building Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 3460600
Contact Name: Marcel Lafontaine
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 22, 2022 14:48

Job Description

About Us

Monash is a dynamic organisation committed to providing excellence in service delivery. Located in the eastern region, Monash is a cosmopolitan and culturally diverse city, close to the demographic centre of Melbourne.

Sitting within the broader City Planning Department, the Building Team oversees the assessment of building applications, report and consents, building compliance and other technical matters.

Located in the eastern region, Monash offers an exciting and diverse range of building issues. Monash is a progressive Council, active in the recent reforms regarding fire compliance for external cladding.

About the Position:

The Deputy Municipal Building Surveyor will manage the delivery of a high quality, cost-effective Building Surveying Service. Provide a framework for responsive customer service to the community whilst maintaining safe and structurally sound buildings erected in the Municipality through the statutory processes.

Skills and Experience:

  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to lead and be an integral team member within the organisation.
  • Demonstrated staff management skills, including the ability to participate in the training and development of staff
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of the Building Act, Building Regulations, Building Code of Australia Volumes 1 and 2, referenced Australian Standards and experience in applying these and current building practices to all classes of buildings.
  • The position has a strategic focus identifying long term operational issues and resolving them, developing responses to them and making decisions about them.
  • Proficiency with, and aptitude for, the use of information technology
Requirement of the position:

  • Academic qualification equal to a tertiary level Diploma or Degree in Building Surveying from an accredited course.
  • Current registration as a Registered Building Practitioner Category of Building Surveyor issued by the Victorian Building Authority.
All authorised workers’ where a work permit is applicable, in accordance with government requirements announced 1 October 2021, successful candidates will be required to demonstrate evidence of a COVID-19 vaccination 

What We Offer: As a City of Monash employee, your personal and professional development is a key focus. You will have access to a vibrant health and well-being program, flexible working arrangements and training opportunities.

How to Apply: Please submit your resume along with a cover letter outlining your experience and how it relates to the role.

Applications are currently open, with a closing date of Wednesday 20th July 2022 at 12:00PM AEST

Enquiries: If you would like to discuss this role further, including the position description, please contact Marcel Lafontaine  (

Monash Council values flexible working arrangements and embraces workplace diversityinclusion and equity.
We are committed to being a safe working environment and require a COVID-19 vaccinated workforce.


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