Team Lead, Building Audit (VPSG6.1)

Job posted: 26/07/2022
Applications close: 27/08/2022 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Other

Organisation: Victorian Building Authority

Salary: $127,467 - $149,024

Occupation: Construction

Reference: VG/6205_22

Reference: VG/6205_22

Occupation: Construction

Salary Range: $127,467 - $149,024

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Are you a Building Surveyor looking to progress your career? This is a great opportunity to further your knowledge and experience by leading a team of technical specialists.

An exciting opportunity for a Building Surveyor who is passionate about leading a small team of technical specialists and providing meaningful contribution to the work of the Office of the State Building Surveyor.

The Team Lead Building Audit is responsible for the day-to-day delivery of audits of building works and building approvals.  The position measures and monitors the quality and compliance of building practitioner work across Victoria relating to adherence with the Building Act, Regulations and National Construction Code.

The role will proactively identify systemic risks and make recommendations for active intervention measures to strengthen the regulatory system and support the VBA's effectiveness as a contemporary Regulator.

The Team Lead Building Audit provides expert technical knowledge and guidance to assure the integrity and quality assurance of the VBA's building audit programs. This position supports the Manager, Building Audit to ensure the operational function is being carried out with technical accuracy.

What we are looking for:

  • Current registration as a Building Surveyor in Victoria or another Australian jurisdiction.  
  • Extensive experience working as a building surveyor assessing building work for compliance and issuing building approvals.
  • Extensive knowledge of the building industry regulatory framework, regulations and standards in Victoria and/or other Australian jurisdictions.
  • Excellent team management and leadership skills, including the ability to actively plan, delegate and coach to realise team potential.

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 remote working setup and flexible working options to ensure our people are fit for work and inspired to be the best they can. We are always looking for talented new people to join us with a broad range of skills and experience who are curious, keen to learn and enjoy serving the community they live in, 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!

What you can expect

  • Amazing employee engagement program,
  • career development
  • flexible work arrangements, with the opportunity for a 9 day fortnight, working from home and will consider part time arrangements.
  • A competitive salary plus 10.5% superannuation

How to Apply

We require you to upload:

  • A detailed copy of your resume
  • A cover letter outlining your relevant experience and what attracted you to the role  
  • Any other quals or licence

Please note:

  • Only electronic applications submitted via careers.vic.gov.au will be accepted.
  • Candidates deemed suitable from a selection process may be considered for identical or similar vacancies within 6 months.
  • As a public sector and service 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.


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Keesje Wassink | Keesje.wassink@vba.vic.gov.au

Team Lead, Building Audit (VPSG6.1)