Senior Technical Advisor (VPSG5)

Job posted: 17/02/2021
Applications close: 01/03/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 6 months

Organisation: Victorian Building Authority

Salary: $98,396 - $119,052

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Reference: VG/VBA6106

Reference: VG/VBA6106

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Bring your building technical knowledge in-house and conduct meaningful work on the State-wide Cladding Audit, contributing to ensuring a safe Victoria.

The Victorian Building Authority embraces a diverse and inclusive culture who work together for the benefit of all Victorians. Our recruitment is best practice and free from bias, we recruit based on merit and equity regardless of age, disability, religion, gender, sexual orientation or cultural background.

We have an amazing employee engagement program, remote working setup, health and well-being, and learning and development programs to ensure that our people are fit for work and inspired to be the best they can be. We are always looking for talented new people with a broad range of skills and experience who are curious, keen to learn — and enjoy serving the community they live in — to join us.  So if this sounds like a place you'd like to work and you think you have what it takes, we‘d love to hear from you and encourage you to apply now!

1 x full-time fixed term role - 6 months

In this role, you will provide technical building advice, analysis and support on cladding audits to the Manager and Team Leader, Cladding Operations. You will assist in the QA'ing of iAuditor reports, Scheduling, Advisory Reference Panel (ARP) Support teams, Fast Track team, and Operations team.  This role will also be required to carry out site inspections and produce accurate reports.

Who we are looking for

 - A highly analytical and resilient individual with passion, experience and an understanding of the building industry, regulatory framework, current codes, legislation, regulations and standards in Victoria and/or other Australian jurisdictions.
 - Experience with analysing technical reports and providing advice to stakeholders in an easy-to- understand manner.
 - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills with the ability to prepare detailed and accurate reports and briefs to present to stakeholders, the board, consumers and practitioners.
 - Qualifications in building, engineering or a related discipline is required.
 - Individuals who are qualified as a building surveyor will be highly regarded.


What you can expect in the role

 - Be part of a fast-paced and supportive project team that work together for the benefit of all Victorians.
 - Opportunity to use your skills and knowledge in a dynamic project environment. 
 - A competitive salary plus 9.5% superannuation.


How to Apply

We require you to upload:

 - A detailed copy of your resume.
 - A cover letter briefly outlining your relevant experience and what attracted you to the role.
 - Qualifications.


Please note: Only electronic applications submitted via careers.vic.gov.au will be accepted. As a public sector standard, generally all new employees will start at the base entry level and increment throughout the salary range each year based on performance. Current public sector employees at the same grade will be considered for a transfer of entitlements with evidence.  A request above entry level may be considered in certain circumstances.

Senior Technical Advisor (VPSG5)

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Full time / 6 months

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Carmen Pace | carmen.pace@vba.vic.gov.au

Senior Technical Advisor (VPSG5)