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Report & Consent Officer

Full Time

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Job no: 493163
Categories: Government and Defence

Report & Consent Officer, Building Unit - City of Monash
Full-time permanent, Band 6, $ 85,945 - $ 93,675 plus superannuation

Please join our Building Unit Team as a Council Delegate to maintain the Report and Consent (dispensation) function of Council, under the Building Act 1993 and Building Regulations 2018.

 Key responsibilities include:

Co-ordinating the Report and Consent function of Council, you will:

  • Carry out site investigations
  • Represent Council at the Building Appeals Board (BAB) for appeals against a decision, or approval of Council
  • Provide regulatory, technical and policy advice to applicants, architects, builders and others to facilitate and ensure compliance with legislation and Council Policies
  • Monitor legislative changes and building practices and inform others of such

 You will have:

  • Degree or Diploma qualification in Building Surveying or Town Planning
  • Experience in Building/ Planning or a relevant legislatively driven field
  • Current registration as a Registered Building Practitioner in the category of Building
  • A well-planned approach to assessing information and making decisions
  • A keenness to understand and share legislation
  • An astute and knowledgeable approach to supporting others

Highly regarded but not essential: 

  • A Surveyor with the Victorian Building Authority

What we offer:

The City of Monash is a dynamic organisation committed to providing excellence in service delivery. Located in the eastern region, Monash is a cosmopolitan and culturally diverse city, close to the demographic centre of Melbourne.

Your personal and professional development is a key focus. Look forward to a vibrant health and well-being program, flexible working arrangements, training opportunities, discounted gym membership and a reward and recognition program.


  • Full-time, permanent Local Government Band 6 position
  • Report to the Deputy Municipal Building Surveyor
  • Based at the Civic Centre, Glen Waverley, although current Working From Home conditions apply for your safety
  • Access to a commuter use vehicle for work purposes is available

 To discuss: please feel welcome to discuss the position confidentially with Tim Nuttall, Mobile 0418 388 220

 To apply: Please submit a Cover Letter outlining your qualification(s) and experience that align with the positon, and a copy of your Resume.

Applications close:  Sunday 30 September 2020, at 11.55pm

Monash Council values flexible working arrangements and embraces workplace diversity, inclusion and equity, including children and young people.

We are committed to being a child safe organisation and have zero tolerance to child abuse.

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