Job Details

Building Inspector
• Bring your extensive technical skills to the proactive inspection team
• Work with a range of VBA and Industry stakeholders
• Advance your career with Victoria’s peak industry Regulator

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Department: Victorian Building Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/OPS/EIC/1315
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: N/A
File Attachment: pd - building inspector - grade 5 - ongoing - august 2018.docx
Contact: Aleks Golaboski, Team Leader, Inspection Services
Contact Details: 9618 9282

Position Details

The VBA is currently experiencing high demand for skilled and self-motivated Registered Building Inspectors to assist in carrying out its monitoring and enforcement activity. 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.

You will have the opportunity to contribute to the development and delivery of enhanced inspection activity in both the domestic and commercial sectors. Your extensive technical skills and experience will be a valuable addition to the Unit as you conduct proactive inspections on work under construction, liaise with relevant practitioners to ensure compliance with legislation and contribute to delivering the VBA's monitoring and enforcement objectives across Victoria.

Substantial mandatory inspection experience in all areas of construction will highly regarded. A registration as a Building Inspector Limited and Unlimited is essential to this role and a number of positions are currently available.

Key Selection Criteria

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

  • Qualifications in building surveying or other relevant technical field
  • Extensive knowledge of the Building Act and Building Regulations and National Construction Code
  •  Demonstrated experience in conducting site inspections in a regulatory environment
  • Current registration as a building inspector – Limited or Unlimited

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 www.vba.vic.gov.au

Salary Details

Base salary in the Grade 5 range of $95,275 to $115,276 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 careers.vic.gov.au 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 30 September 2018.

No agencies please.


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