Vacancy Details

Building Surveyor, Limited or Unlimited


  • Pathway to MBS offered, we will work with you to achieve this
  • Full-time role with genuine work-life balance and flexible working arrangements
  • Live in picturesque North East Victoria, work in an exciting growth region
  • Salary is negotiable on qualifications and experience


Wodonga is a progressive, well-planned, growing city that is affordable, offers an abundance of opportunities and is led by strong, empathetic stewardship. We aim to strengthen our community in all that we do.

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Wodonga Council is committed to serving the community and we are dedicated to providing high quality services across the lifecycle of the community.

We support our children through maternal health and kindergarten services and we help them get to school safely with our school crossing supervisors. We create public buildings and spaces, and enable private development where we can see and touch the result of our work. We support healthy communities by managing our parklands and wilderness trails, and deliver cultural programs and events that everyone in our community can enjoy.

We are a values driven organisation that is committed to building healthy and engaged teams who benefit from our flexible work options, health and wellbeing initiatives, and development opportunities, so that we grow as individuals and as an organisation. We recognise the importance of balancing work and life and understand that priorities change with time.

At Wodonga Council we offer meaningful work and take pride in what we do.


What you will be doing

Operating in Wodonga Council’s Planning and Building team, the role will work with our team of building staff to:

  • Assess and approve applications for building approval for construction, alterations and demolitions and assist in the operation of the Building Department in order to ensure the safety of the public and the best possible service to clients and ratepayers;
  • Provide clients with a customer focused advisory service, facilitating the effective and efficient assessment and issue of building related permits and approvals, as well as supervising council statutory enforcement requirements; and
  • Inspect buildings during construction, alterations and demolitions and to assist in the operation of the Building Department in order to ensure the safety of the public and the best possible service to clients and ratepayers.


What you will bring

We are looking forward to welcoming your passion for the building industry to the team at Wodonga Council.

To be successful in the role you will be an effective team player who is quick to develop good relationships, is driven, hardworking, collaborative, solutions-oriented and passionate in delivering quality outcomes for our organisation.

Our ideal candidate will be able to show us their:

  • Victorian registration as an Accredited Building Surveyor/Inspector (Limited/Unlimited), however candidates near to registration will also be considered.
  • Commercial building surveying experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Building Act 1993, Building Regulations 2018, Building Code of Australia and Australian Standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels.


How to Apply

Use the apply button to commence your application.

To apply applicants will be required to provide two documents;

  • a cover letter addressing your suitability for the position (see our ideal candidate qualities above) and,
  • a current resume.


The successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment functional assessment, and provide a copy of a National Police Check, Current Drivers Licence and Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate prior to commencement.


Enquiries: Manager Building Services - David Seal on | (02) 6022 9250 |



Working with Wodonga Council

Wodonga Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides many benefits for staff, including employee health and wellbeing programs, flexible work arrangements and career pathways and opportunities.

Wodonga Council strongly encourages applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; people with a disability; people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity; and, from every age and ethnic background.

If you have special needs that we can address to assist you submit your application or to fully participate in the selection process, please contact us.


As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy the benefits of:

Flexible work arrangements

A healthy and safe environment

Access to our fitness passport

Learning and development opportunities