First listed on: 27 March 2020

Team Leader Governance (Building)  

About the City
The City of Greater Geelong is Victoria’s largest regional municipality providing services to a growing population of 244,000 residents across 1247km2 comprised of urban, suburban, rural and coastal environments located 75km from Melbourne. The spectacular beauty of the natural environment and the creative design and historical significance of its built environment make the municipality a major tourism magnet for local and international visitors.

Our people take pride in their work and are committed to making a positive impact in the lives of residents of the Geelong region. Employees are provided with engaging and rewarding work and a culture of respect and collaboration. On offer are professional development opportunities, flexible working arrangements, parental leave – 14 weeks paid leave, health & wellbeing program, discounted gym memberships at council facilities and the opportunity to be part of a dedicated and professional team, working together for the community.

About the City Development Department

This department is part of our Planning, Design and Development Division, and is responsible for the provision of information, advice and assistance regarding municipal building services, planning permits, planning scheme amendments and rezoning.

The opportunity at City of Greater Geelong
This role of Team Leader Governance (Building) will lead and direct a team to administer the provisions of the Building Act, the Building Regulations and other relevant legislation within approved processes, procedures and policies of Council.

The role also acts as the Municipal Building Surveyor as required and participates in the ongoing development of the Building Services Unit.

You will be expected to lead and manage the provisions of statutory compliance functions as provided in the Building Act and Building Regulations for the Building Governance Team. The successful application must also ensure that Building Surveying and Inspections are appropriately administered and are delivered effectively and efficiently within the scope of Council policy and legislation.

What you bring to City of Greater Geelong:

Tertiary Qualifications in a Building Surveying or other recognised qualification with demonstrated experience to carry out required functions. You will also need to be a registered Building Practitioner in the category of Building Surveyor – Unlimited.

Extensive experience as a qualified Building Surveyor and knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply Building Act, Building Regulations and the National Construction Code of Australia and other relevant legislation.

Proven ability to lead and develop a diverse team.

Applications and Enquiries
Before applying, please call/email the contact person indicated in the brochure at the link below to receive a copy of the position description.

Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria as listed in the position description.

Enquiries: Michael Nigido | 03 5272 4457 |

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City of Greater Geelong values equal opportunity, fairness and enjoys a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, and people of all other cultural backgrounds.

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