First listed on: 18 January 2018

Building Surveyor


  • Fulltime, Monthly RDO
  • Growing South West location
  • Small team environment

We are currently seeking a suitably qualified building surveyor to join our Engineering and Development Services team. Reporting to the Manager of Building and Health Services this is an integral role undertaking duties and delegations associated with the building surveyor portfolio. The core functions of this role are to undertake assessment, processing and approval of building and development applications, and provision of advice to the public, complying with relevant legislation and Council Policy.    

To be considered for this role you will be a Level 2 registered Building Surveyor and have demonstrated knowledge of building regulatory framework, the Building code of Australia and an understanding of the application of Residential Design Codes. A strong customer focus and sound report and letter writing experience is essential. A desire for process improvements and high aptitude for computer use including electronic management systems and Microsoft office is required. Knowledge of WA regulatory building and planning frameworks, previous compliance experience, competencies with electronic application assessment and relevant local government work experience would be highly advantageous. Although some experience is required Building Surveyors newer to the industry are encouraged to apply.

Your commitment to the team will be rewarded with a negotiated salary, circa $65K-$75K per annum dependent on qualifications and experience, up to 14% superannuation and commuter use of a vehicle.

To view the Position Description and download an Application Form visit the positions vacant page of our website The Shire of Capel district profile can be accessed through the ‘Our Shire’ tab from the homepage. For a confidential discussion or further information please contact a member of Human Resources on (08) 9727 0222 or

Your application should include a completed Application Form, covering letter and resume detailing your relevant experience, qualifications, and skills. All applications should be sent to Human Resources, Shire of Capel, PO Box 369, Capel WA 6271 or emailed to by 9am on Monday 5 February 2018.


As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, the Shire of Capel encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply, to join us in servicing our community
The Shire of Capel is located in the South West, halfway between Bunbury and Busselton with 29km of pristine beaches and acres of Tuart Forest National Park, is one of the fastest growing coastal shires in Australia.

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