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

Apply now Job no: 494420
Work type: Full Time
Location: C Bendigo
Categories: Administration


Throughout our history, Simonds Homes, as part of the Simonds Group, 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 full time Permits Officer to support the VIC Country North region. Managing a portfolio of jobs and applying for, securing, and administering all relevant building and construction related permits to ensure timely achievement of the ‘Authority to Commence Construction’. Reporting to the Operations Manager some key accountabilities of this role include:

  • Manage the asset protection/permit application process including payments
  • Issue and review pre-commencement reports with Construction Supervisors
  • Complete and review soil surveys
  • Manage plumbing industry commission and water utility applications
  • Ensure all relevant permit documentation is complete for ‘site start meetings’
  • Provide advice on council requirements and construction compliance with relevant Building Codes
  • Ensure the status of each client’s journey is updated daily via the update of workflow job notes
  • Establish and maintain an effective permits and compliance register and auditing system


Ideally, we are looking for someone who has:

  • A construction qualification and/or equivalent industry experience
  • Excellent technical knowledge to identify and apply relevant Building Codes and Building Regulations
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret construction plans, specifications, and structural calculations
  • Knowledge of associated legislation and changes in industry standards
  • A commitment to deliver a high-quality service and meet set targets
  • An ability to effectively discuss and resolve problems of a technical and/or general nature


Aside from a great opportunity to work for one of Australia's top residential builders, as an established and growing national business Simonds can offer you:

  • A variety of career opportunities and subsidised training through our very own, Builders Academy Australia (BAA)
  • 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
  • Access to our employee well-being program, Simonds ‘Reward Days’ and discounted health insurance
  • A supportive, safe and friendly workplace culture.

If this sounds like your next opportunity, we'd love to hear from you as soon as possible! Click APPLY today! Due to the volume of applications we receive only successful applicants will be contacted - thank you for your understanding.

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