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Plumbing Surveyor

Kingborough Council - Kingston, TAS

Trades & Services
Source: uWorkin


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Application Close Date

9 April 2021

About This Position

Council is seeking a qualified plumber to administer and enforce the statutory requirements relating to plumbing and drainage installations. We are looking for someone with experience and the ability to build cooperative working relationships with members of the community and local plumbers.

You will hold a current plumbing practitioner certifier licence, and have demonstrated experience in the plumbing field, including practical experience in all aspects of domestic, commercial plumbing, drainage and trade waste. A sound understanding of the Building Act 2016 (Tas) and plumbing permit procedures are also essential.

Further details: The position is offered on an ongoing full-time basis, with a salary in the range of $68,356 to $73,797 per annum, plus 12.5% employer superannuation and a 19-day month. For more information, please contact Andy D’Crus, Coordinator Building and Plumbing on 03 6211 8200.

How to apply: A copy of the position description for this vacancy and information detailing requirements for applications are available below. All applications must include a document addressing the selection criteria and a current resume. Applications can be submitted online through the Employment Portal on Council’s website.

Applications close at 4pm on Friday, 9 April 2021

Mandatory Requirements


1. Demonstrated experience in the plumbing field, including practical experience in all aspects of domestic/commercial plumbing/ drainage and trade waste.
2. Sound understanding of relevant Tasmanian Legislation, By-Laws and Australian Standards associated with plumbing control.
3. Well-developed time management and daily planning skills and an ability to maintain a high level of accuracy.
4. Sound understanding of work health and safety procedures relevant to the role.
5. Demonstrated experience in operating in a team environment, in particular sharing workloads and supporting colleagues in a positive manner.
6. Competent written and verbal communication skills, along with sound computer skills using Microsoft applications and relevant local government software.

Licences and Qualifications

1. Plumber Practitioner Certifier Licence (Tas).
2. A trade certificate qualification in the plumbing field with backflow prevention registration.
3. Ability to attain Certificate IV in Government Investigations (Regulatory Compliance) or Certificate IV in Government (Statutory Compliance) or a qualification deemed acceptable to the Consumer Building and Occupational Services in the Department of Justice for the purpose of occupational licencing (Building Services Work - Permit Authority)
4. The ability to be granted a Licence issued by the Consumer Building and Occupational Services as a Building Services Provider to perform the statutory functions of a Permit Authority under the Building Act 2016 (Tas).
5. White Card (Working Safely in the Construction Industry).
6. A current driver’s licence.
7. Confined spaces accreditation of the ability to acquire this licence.