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Senior Statutory Planner (Project Planner)

Job no:973942
Work type:Permanent Full Time
Location:Civic Centre, 225 Lonsdale Street Dandenong

$87,611 - $95,499 pa (plus super)

Permanent Full Time

The City of Greater Dandenong is an organisation of exceptional character. We invest in the development of our people and the community and we strive to be a workplace that is respectful, engaged, accountable, creative and honest. We are a progressive organisation, in a city that is on the move and we offer a dynamic and rewarding work environment.

We offer exceptional working conditions and are focused on providing a workplace that values diverse contributions, cares for your health and wellbeing and fosters a positive work culture. We ensure all people have an equal opportunity for employment and advancement within our organisation.

We embrace our diverse community and work environment and encourage applications from everyone including people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people of varied age, ability, and faith. Council will give due consideration to any workplace adjustments to accommodate the needs of any prospective or existing staff member.

The Planning and Design department is currently seeking a full time Senior Statutory Planner (Project Planner) to support the team. As a Senior Statutory Planner, reporting to the Statutory Planning Team Leader, you will deliver first class planning outcomes through the provision of well-considered and consistent Statutory Planning services including decision making, processing, advocacy and general advice. You will also be responsible for delivering successful outcomes for our commercial and industrial sector.

You will be charged with managing minor developments as well as undertaking general statutory planning duties.

As the successful applicant you will have:

  • A degree in Statutory Town Planning, or relevant qualifications/experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the accurate, timely and cost effective processing of residential, commercial, industrial and mixed-use planning applications.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at one time while paying strict attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective negotiation, problem solving and presentation skills
  • Experience using systems such as Objective, MERIT, Property & Rating Application Management or similar.

Applicants must adequately meet the requirements of the role and fully address the selection criteria contained in the Position Description. To view a copy of this Position Description, please click on the link below.

Download File Senior Statutory Planner (Project Planner) - August 2020.pdf

We offer a range of benefits for staff including a friendly team environment, salary sacrificed child care (where available), discounted gym membership and a vibrant social club.

Further information: Will Stewart, 8571 1526

Applications close: 5pm, Friday, 25 September 2020