Liverpool City Council
Senior Building Surveyor

Posted: 11 Jul
Closes: 25 Jul
Liverpool, New South Wales


Senior Building Surveyor

1 x Permanent Full Time -35 hours, 5 days per week
Salary: $109,844.08- $120,361.01 pa with a leaseback vehicle + super

Application Close Date: 24th July 2024


Liverpool is a vibrant city that lies in the heart of Greater Western Sydney. With a total of 42 suburbs and a population of 223,000 coming from different birthplaces, Liverpool is one of the most diverse communities in Australia.

Working with Liverpool City Council offers a wealth of professional opportunities as we are on an exciting journey to become Sydney’s third CBD and one of the fastest growing regions over the next decade. With the construction of Western Sydney Airport and the development of Liverpool`s city centre as an innovative health, education, and lifestyle precinct, there has never been a more exciting time to work in Liverpool City. Liverpool is experiencing significant growth from urban release development and from redevelopment in established areas as it continues to provide outstanding levels of service to its wonderfully diverse community.



Liverpool City Council is guiding this rapid transformation and is seeking experienced professional Senior Building Surveyors to contribute to the development of our growing community in a beautiful urban and rural environment.


The diverse and challenging role will provide you with an opportunity to work in a mix of high rise urban, greenfield residential and rural situations. The role also provides assistance to the Coordinator in mentoring the Certification team.


You will carry out critical stage inspections for all classes of buildings, assess and determine Construction Certificates, Occupation Certificates, Complying Development Certificates and Building Certificates for all classes of buildings in accordance with relevant Acts and Regulations. You will also be required to communicate well in clarifying requirements and conveying information to a diverse client group.



The successful applicant will have:

  •  A Degree or Graduate Diploma in Building, Engineering, Construction or equivalent
  • To be a registered certifier who holds a minimum Building Surveyor – Restricted (Class 1 and 10 buildings) (formally A3)
  • Experience in assessing and determining Construction Certificates, Occupation Certificates, Complying Development Certificates and Building Certificates for all classes of buildings in accordance with relevant Acts and Regulation
  • Demonstrated experience in carrying out critical stage inspections for all classes of buildings;
  • Knowledge of Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, Local Government Act 1993, Building Code of Australia, and other related legislation.


  • Salary will be dependent on the relevant skills, experience, and competencies of the successful applicant. This position includes a Leaseback Vehicle or Vehicle Allowance.
  • Flexible working arrangements, including working from home and various council offices.
  • Ability to accrue up to 2 days of flexitime leave per month, which equates to up to 24 days per year (Note: this is in addition to 4 weeks of annual leave per year).
  • Free parking is available nearby, with subsidised parking also on offer.
  • 35-hour working week
  • Access to a Fitness Passport membership
  • Great office location in the heart of the Liverpool CBD, close to public transport, and with free parking available nearby.

For further information about the position please contact Samata Billa, Talent Acquisition Partner on 8711 7765.

How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and response to the selection criteria questions which will be shown once you commence your application.


Liverpool City Council is committed to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential.

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia