Job Details - Plumbing Inspector

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498137 Planning Permanent Development Planning & Services, Labourer

Building and Development Compliance

The Building and Development Compliance team undertake activities to ensure compliance with State and Local Government interests, including the Moreton Bay Regional Council Planning Scheme. These activities also involve other statutory functions, including ensuring Building Work is undertaken in compliance with the building assessment provisions with a focus on Community Safety.


Councils Plumbing Services' main function is to regulate the carrying out of plumbing or drainage work to reduce risks to public health and safety and the environment. This is achieved primarily by ensuring all plumbing or drainage work, other than unregulated work, is carried out by qualified persons and ensure that plumbing or drainage work is carried out and maintained in compliance with the code requirements for the work.

About the Opportunity:

As our Plumbing Inspector your responsibilities will include monitoring and ensuring that all commercial and domestic plumbing and drainage applications comply with current legislative requirements and council’s policies and local laws. You will ensure that on-site sewerage treatment facilities are installed, operated and maintained in accordance with current legislative requirements and council’s policies and local laws.

You will provide technical advice to customers, investigate and resolve complaints and assist the public with enquiries relating to plumbing, drainage, stormwater and sewerage treatment facility matters.

About you:

We are seeking someone with a current Queensland Plumbers and Drainers licence and you have working knowledge of the Queensland plumbing and drainage legislation. 

You will need to have demonstrated experience in the design, installation, maintenance and inspection of commercial/industrial, multi-residential, domestic plumbing systems and on-site sewerage treatment facilities.

We are looking for highly skilled plumbers, with excellent interpersonal skills to be able to liaise with a range of stakeholders both internally and externally. You will have excellent time management skills and be focused on seeking the best outcomes for MBRC and our valued customers. 

The Details: 

Term: Permanent Full Time

Award/Level: Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 5 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement

Location: Caboolture/Strathpine


  • $84,340 pa
  • 9 day fortnight
  • up to 12% superannuation
  • leave loading
  • 72.5 hour fortnight
  • 4 weeks annual leave

Why join the MBRC Team?

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay Region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 2000 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 469,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Flexibility at MBRC depends on the type of work you do but could include options such as work from home, part time, 9-day fortnights and flexible days. Talk to us about what flexibility means to you!
  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training & Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:

  • A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
  • A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role.

Role Description

Download File Role Description - Plumbing Inspector.pdf

Further Information

To obtain further details please contact our Recruitment Team 

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