At Simonds, we believe that our people are the core of our business, and are instrumental in our continued growth and sustainable success. With a variety of roles across our business, ranging from construction to procurement; administration to drafting and various shared services (HR, IT, Finance), we have a number of roles to suit many skill levels.

So whether you are looking for your first job, are an experienced tradesperson or contemplating a career change, consider Simonds for your next opportunity.

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Permits Officer / Coordinator

Apply now Job no: 493280
Work type: Fixed term, Full time, Temp to Perm
Location: M Point Cook
Categories: Administration, Construction, Customer Service

Throughout our history, Simonds Homes has developed an enviable reputation for building Australia’s best homes. Our goal is not only to provide our customers with high quality, affordable homes in some of the best land developments in Australia, but to ensure that they receive comprehensive and outstanding customer service throughout their home building journey.


We are seeking a Permits Officer / Coordinator for a fixed term Parental leave contract for a period of up to 12 months at our Point Cook office.

As Permits Officer, your primary focus is to manage all permit applications for the region in which you are based.

This can include:

  • Apply for Dispensations
  • Maintain permits workflow reports
  • Review and check MCP/ developer guidelines
  • Obtain engineering designs
  • Review permit applications
  • Liaise with internal and external clients and stakeholders such as councils, building surveyors, engineers and developers on a day-to-day basis


Ideally you will have experience in a similar role in the construction or related industry; and an understanding of building and construction IT systems and building regulations is highly advantageous.

In addition, knowledge of building permit procedures and competency in using Microsoft Office is required, along with strong analytical skills and the capability to effectively multi-task. You can actively contribute to a successful team, and along with a strong customer focus, have a flexible and adaptable approach.

You will be an exceptional communicator, and are able to use your experience working in successful teams to work together to and achieve set targets and KPI's. High attention to detail, the ability to meet deadlines and have demonstrated planning, organisational and time management skills are desired.


Aside from a convenient office location within close proximity to public transport, we are an established and growing national business. Simonds can offer you a variety of career opportunities. In addition, there are fantastic benefits across a wide range of products and services including a generous discount on our award winning homes as well as all the great things that go in them, discounted health insurance, a free employee well-being program, Simonds "Reward Days", subsided training with our RTO Builders Academy Australia and a safe and friendly workplace.

If this sounds like your next opportunity, we'd love to hear from you as soon as possible! Apply online today with your CV and cover letter.

Please note: You must have unlimited Australian work rights to be considered for this role.

Recruitment agencies, thanks for thinking of us but we're going to give this one a crack first!

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