Development Assessment Planner

Wingecarribee Shire Council Full Time Permanent 28/08/2020

About the Role
This is an exciting time to join us! There are many changes underway within our organisation and we would like to bring you with us on our journey of change for the better!

The Development Assessment Planner will undertake the assessment and determination of Development Applications under Part 4 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and where required (and qualifications allow), Certificates relating to multi dwelling residential housing, commercial, industrial development and subdivisions. The role also includes the provision of high-level technical advice to both internal and external clients of the Council on Planning matters in order to comply with the Group's customer service obligations. The position will report to and assist the Manager Development Assessment by participating in a business transformation model to achieve cultural change and succeed in accomplishing agreed service delivery outcomes.

The salary for this position is $82,281 to $95,446 dependent on skills, experience and qualifications.

About You
You hold tertiary qualifications in Town Planning, Urban and Regional Planning, Science or equivalent discipline with a minimum 3 to 5 years' demonstrated experience in Town Planning / Development Assessment, within a local government context. You demonstrate the ability to be resilient under work pressures and have analytical and problem solving skills including the ability to critically analyse issues and implement appropriate solutions.

You have used IT systems for the production of consents including development assessment processing and mapping systems (GIS) and have highly developed communication skills both written and aural and an ability to negotiate good planning outcomes in a team environment.

You will have the ability to work autonomously but also in a team environment. You will be well supported by the Manager Development Assessment and training offered for your growth and development.

About Us

Located in the Southern Highlands, Wingecarribee Shire Council is within comfortable travelling distance of Sydney, Canberra, the South Coast and the Illawarra. With four distinct and stunning seasons combined with glorious countryside rich in biodiversity and appeal, it's an enviable lifestyle location. We are a developing council with a diverse staff who mainly live within the Shire. We welcome new people to the area and support our staff. For further information on the Southern Highland attractions please Click Here

How to Apply

Click on 'Apply' button to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and address the selection criteria as stated within the position description that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applications not addressing the selection criteria may not be considered.

Intending applicants are advised to read Council's Recruitment Information Package before submitting their online application.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Nancy Sample, Manager Development Assessment on (02) 4868 5306.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia will be considered for the position.

Closing Date

Sunday 13 September 2020

Click here to download the Position Description.