City of Canada Bay Council

Senior Building & Development Compliance Officer

Posted: 04 May
Closes: 17 May


The City of Canada Bay is a thriving, colourful community, surrounded by the beautiful bays of Sydney Harbour. The area is also known for its parklands, cycle paths and walkways.


Senior Building & Development Compliance Officer

Job No. CB17168

$79,366 - $91,271 per annum + super

Permanent full time - 35 hours per week, 9 day fortnight

Lease back vehicle available


We are seeking a motivated and experienced Senior Building & Development Compliance Officer who is looking for a challenging role within a progressive and innovative Council.

As an integral member of the building compliance team, you will be responsible for undertaking inspections of building and development sites to ensure that work carried out is in accordance with relevant consents. In this role you will also act on complaints from residents in relation to regulatory and assessment matters.

You will lead a team in delivering excellent customer service in regards to inspections, complaints and other regulatory services to the community.

Using your sound understanding and knowledge of relevant legislation you will prepare and issue Notices, Orders and Penalty Infringement Notices for offences relating to the above. As this role is highly customer focused you will have excellent communication skills as well as demonstrated skills in effective conflict resolution and mediation.

The successful applicant will have appropriate tertiary qualifications or relevant experience in an enforcement role. You will also have excellent problem solving and negotiation skills combined with good judgement, the ability to work as part of a team and a current valid class “C” driver’s licence.


Closing Date: Thursday, 16 May 2020 at 11:30pm


For further information on this position please view the Position Description or contact Geoff Flemming, Coordinator Building & Compliance on 9911 6464.

The City of Canada Bay Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to a safe workplace.

The City of Canada Bay Council is a Child Safe Organisation that recognises and advocates for the rights of Children and Young People. 


The above position is identified by Council to require a criminal record check on the preferred applicants.


How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions below:

  1. Download and review the position description above
  2. Prepare your responses for the mandatory questions required. Unfortunately, an unfinished application can’t be retrieved to finish at a later date. Please keep your responses concise.
  3. Attach your Resume / CV and a covering letter where indicated.
  4. Click 'APPLY'


Note: Only applications received via Council's online application system will be considered.