Senior Statutory Planner

Aspect Personnel

Geelong, VIC

Posted 1/11/2019

Council located in outer west suburbs has a requirement for a Senior Town Planner to join their team for 12 months. Council located in outer west suburbs has a requirement for a Senior Town Planner to join their team for 12 months. Your key responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Investigate and evaluate development applications within a team environment to determine compliance with relevant legislation and ensure applications are dealt with in the prescribed time limits
  • Prepare correspondence in relation to Council decisions and enquiries from the public
  • Represent the Council in public forums, legal proceedings and appeal hearings
  • Assist with the provision of advice and recommendations on applications concerning gaming and liquor control legislation
  • Establish positive communications with clients and the general public and educate and promote the need for adherence to the various statutes, legislation, local laws and policies
The ideal candidate will have:
  • A tertiary qualification in town planning or urban studies (or related field) and extensive experience in a Local Government town planning office
  • Previous greenfield and subdivision experience is ideal
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge and ability to interpret town-planning legislation and practices and association
  • A thorough understanding of the operation of Local Government, the Victorian planning system and the legal process generally within Victoria
  • Highly developed analytical, investigative and communication skills
You will be rewarded with:
  • A healthy work/life balance
  • The opportunity to further develop your career within Local Government
  • A supportive and friendly team environment
If you would like to discuss this role in more detail or other Town Planning opportunities within Local Government, please contact Siobhan Kelly on (03) 9092 7218 or send an email to s.kelly@aspectpersonnel.com.au Alternatively, you can apply by using the link below. All communication will be strictly confidential. Please check our website for further opportunities, apply for job alerts or to refer a friend. www.aspectpersonnel.com.au

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