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NSW HMMSC recruiting a Building Technical Officer

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The NSW Home Modification and Maintenance State Council are currently recruiting for a Building Technical Officer.



A new opportunity has arisen for a Building Technical Officer to join our new and growing team with the NSW Home Modification and Maintenance State Council (NSW HMMS).

The NSW HMMS State Council initiates a range of strategies and activities in the Home Modification and Maintenance Services industry as defined by the NSW Department of Family and Community Services, Ageing Disability and Home Care (ADHC) for Disability clients and the Federal Departments of Health and Ageing (DoSS) for Aged Care Clients.


The vision of the NSW HMMS State Council is to unite and enhance Home Modification Services across New South Wales.

Reporting to the CEO, the primary responsibility is to build and maintain capacity, and the development of the Quality Assurance program:


The ideal candidate will have:

Essential Skills:

  • A current Builders Licence held for a minimum of 5 years as a fully Qualified Builder and active involvement in the building industry.
  • Demonstrated experience and a thorough working knowledge of the HMMS industry
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Australian Building Code and Standards along with regulatory requirements of the Office of Fair Trading
  • A commitment to quality assurance in the HMMS industry and a commitment to achieving positive client outcomes
  • A demonstrated ability to work as a collaborative individual in a multi-disciplinary team
  • A high standard of interpersonal skills
  • A high level of ability to write reports and document items.
  • Sound presentation skills
  • A current NSW driver’s licence
  • Cert IV Workplace Training or similar
  • A high standard of Computer literacy skills
  • Demonstrated ability to project manage building related works
  • Demonstrated ability of consulting skills
  • Demonstrated ability to project manage various programs
  • Demonstrated ability of management skills including an understanding of financials, i.e. budgets, profit and loss, etc


Desirable Skills:

A sound knowledge of the National HACC Program Guidelines and the new HMMS Guidelines

  • Demonstrated ability to liaise with government agencies and statutory bodies/representatives
  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery of a training program
  • Further tertiary education in related fields or equivalent industry experience
  • Have the ability to Public Speaking at Conferences, Workshops and meetings
  • Cert IV in Access Consulting
  • Licensed Building Certifier


A job description is attached; please contact Natasha Ramsey on (02) 9281 2680 for more information. Applications are by CV with a covering letter, showing how you meet the essential and desirable criteria.

Closing Date: 12 noon, Friday 28th February 2014

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