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Building Inspector (Energy Efficiency)
• Bring your extensive technical skills to the proactive program
• Work with a range of VBA and Industry stakeholders
• Contribute technical expertise to the VBA’s Improving As-built Compliance energy efficiency project

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Department: Victorian Building Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/EIC/1349
Closing Date: 27-May-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: 30 June 2020
File Attachment: pd - building inspector (energy efficiency) - fixed-term - grade 5 - pn1349 - may 2018.docx
Contact: Amanda Wellesley, Manager Inspection Services
Contact Details: 9618 9366

Position Details

The Inspection Services Unit is responsible for conducting the VBA's Proactive Inspection Program, Regulatory field monitoring and enforcement activity and the provision of technical advisory services to various internal stakeholders.

Delivering inspection, assessment and reporting of building issues for the VBA's Improving As-built Compliance energy efficiency project you will have the opportunity to deliver frontline compliance inspections for new dwellings. Your extensive technical skills and experience in domestic construction will be a valuable addition to the Unit as you conduct proactive inspections, liaise with the relevant practitioners to ensure compliance with legislation and contribute to delivering the VBA's input into this exciting joint initiative with DELWP.

Key Selection Criteria

To be successful in this position, you will need to demonstrate:

  • Current registration as a building inspector – Limited
  • Extensive knowledge of the Building Act and Building Regulations and National Construction Code
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting site inspections in a regulatory environment
  • Qualifications or specialist experience in house energy ratings and energy efficiency will be highly regarded

Why work for the VBA?

Work for the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) and you will join a values-based organisation who invests in employees. Our value: We Problem Solve, We Work as One and We Deliver.

Benefits of working for the VBA include:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Amazing workplace in our award winning, heritage listed, 5-Star Green Star Docklands office
  • Employee learning and development opportunities

To find out more about why it's great to work for the VBA, visit 'Careers' at

Salary Details

Base salary in the Band 5 range of $93,867 to $113,572 per annum (plus 9.5% super), will be negotiated with the successful candidate, depending on skills and experience.

Application Process

For full job details and to apply, click 'Apply Now' below.

The VBA job application process requires you to:

  • Upload your current resume, proof of your right to work in Australia (citizenship or residency document or Australia working visa) and any qualifications relevant to the role.
  • Complete the questionnaire provided after you click ‘Next' at the bottom of the application page
  • Candidates are not required to address all selection criteria, only those listed in the questionnaire. 
  • Only electronic applications submitted via will be accepted
  • Standard recruitment practice applies, which may include interviewing, skills/competency testing, reference checking and/or other selection processes.

Applications due by midnight on Sunday 27 May 2018.

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