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Cobar is a rural mining community located in western New South Wales, far removed from the hustle and bustle of city living. Council owns and operates the Cobar Shire & TAFE Library, Great Cobar Heritage Centre, Lilliane Brady Village (aged care facility), Children's Services, Youth & Community Centre as well as works depots in Euabalong and Cobar.

Our core values - Accountability, Communication, Effective Leadership, Integrity and Teamwork (ACE IT) represent who we are as an organisation. They are the agreed guiding principles for how we carry out our duties and interact with our community.


We are looking for a suitably qualified, methodical, and technically proficient individual with exceptional time management skills and proven ability to adapt to the changes in the industry. You will be a registered Building Surveyor (preferably unrestricted), have extensive knowledge and experience across all building classes, and an outstanding track record in delivering... exceptional service within a regulatory environment, whilst striving to make timely and innovative decisions for Council and our community.

Our ideal candidate would be a motivated, customer-focused individual with a 'can-do' attitude and demonstrated experience negotiating positive outcomes with a diverse range of stakeholders who all have different needs and priorities. We are looking for an excellent communicator who can build strong relationships, both internal and external.


As the Senior Health and Building Surveyor for Cobar Shire Council, you will be responsible for:
• Management at an operational level of Council's regulatory and compliance services with an emphasis on the continuous improvement of existing practices, policies and procedures to achieve efficiency, best practice, and to enhance the reputation of the department
• Assessing, advising, determining, inspecting, and reporting on statutory applications within delegations
• Providing timely and accurate technical advice to both internal and external customers
• Leading with influence to ensure that Council’s core values are promoted in all business dealings to guarantee a positive customer experience for Council and the community

Whilst we are looking for a senior building surveyor we would consider applications from suitable graduate applicants.

The remuneration will be negotiated with the successful candidate, dependent on qualifications, skills, and experience, with a salary range of $107,000 - $124,000 (plus superannuation) under Council's salary system, working a 9-day fortnight, 35 hours a week.

Shortlisted candidates will undergo pre employment medical, including drug and alcohol screening.

Cobar Shire Council welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights (with no Visa restrictions) in Australia to apply for this position
Cobar NSW Australia


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