Senior Building Assessor

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ0439/0438NOV2022
Closing Date: 11-Dec-2022
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: 2 Years
Attachments: Senior Building Assessor - Position Description - VPS 5.pdf (PDF, 220KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Karl McGhie on 0409 187 750
karl.mcghie@justice.vic.gov.au

Position Details

  • Utilise your knowledge of building and construction to provide support and advice to Regulatory Assurance and Policy.
  • Opportunity to work with a high-performing and passionate team in the Victorian Public Service
  • 1 x Full time, fixed term until September 2024
  • 1 x Full time, fixed term until 31st Dec 2024
  • VPS Grade 5: $103,920 - $125,735 plus superannuation.

An exciting opportunity exists for multiple Senior Building Assessor to join our team in Domestic Building Disputes Resolution Victoria within Dispute Services

 

About the Business Unit

Dispute Services is a multi-dispute agency which includes Domestic Building Dispute Resolution Victoria (DBDRV) and Dispute Settlement Centre Victoria (DSCV).

Dispute Services provides for the more timely, fair and less costly resolution of disputes while it empowers and assists the Victorian community to prevent and appropriately resolve issues, alleviate pressure on the judicial system and help the community to thrive.

 

Senior Building Assessor

The Senior Building Assessor will provide expert, specialist advice on building and construction issues and review detailed written reports prepared by building assessors for accuracy.

Some of your duties may include:

  • Provide expert, specialist advice on building and construction issues to Dispute Resolution Officers to inform the progression of a case through the DBDRV service.
  • Review detailed written reports prepared by building assessors to ensure observations are accurately documented, and technical opinions and decision making can endure scrutiny.
  • As a senior member of the Building Assessments team, provide coaching, mentoring and feedback to building assessors to ensure a high standard of work is maintained.
  • Conduct technical expert building assessments electronically and onsite, utilising relevant building legislation, regulations, codes, and standards.

 

About You

As our ideal candidates, you will be required to demonstrate:

  • Experience in supervising a team of technical specialists in a fast-paced environment
  • Understanding and knowledge of the Building Act 1993 and the associated regulations, Domestic Building Contracts Act 1995 and associated regulations, National Construction Code and associated Acts and Codes and the Guide to Standards and Tolerances.
  • Hold or be eligible to obtain registration as a registered building practitioner with the Victorian Building Authority under the Building Act 1993 or an Architect registered under the Architects Act 1991.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Hold or be eligible to obtain registration as a registered building practitioner with the Victorian Building Authority under the Building Act 1993 or an Architect registered under the Architects Act 1991.
  • Hold a current Victorian Drivers Licence.

 

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria for the role, please refer to the attached position description.

 

How to Apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats. 

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening. 

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad

FOR INTERNAL VPS EMPLOYEES:

  • For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

  • For all VPS employees, due to the new Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) policy, please apply through the JSE to be eligible to be considered for this position in the first round.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: 

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic). Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.  

Prior to commencement of employment with the department you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19.  

Upon commencement of employment with the department you will be required to provide evidence that you have an up-to-date vaccination status within the timelines specified by the department into the DJCS Service Portal. This includes evidence of all doses of a COVID-19 vaccine required by the department (from time to time). 

Acceptable evidence includes: 

  • COVID-19 digital certificate or ATAGI exemption certificate (available via your myGov account) 
  • Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account) 

Other documentation outside the above will not be accepted as evidence of having received your COVID-19 vaccine doses.


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