First listed on: 21 June 2018

Strategic Planner (Developer Contributions)

  • Permanent full-time
  • 35 hour week
  • Salary $84,752-$98,495 per annum plus super

About the Role

Are you a strategic planner with a background in Developer Contributions that is looking for a new challenge? Do you want the opportunity to further develop your career working on a range of Developer Contributions projects, Planning Agreements and strategic land use planning projects and associated activities? All this and more in a friendly and supportive team environment!

The Strategic Planner (Developer Contributions) is responsible for Council achieving its responsibilities in respect of developer contributions and to provide effective and efficient liaison with developers, members of the public, Council Officers whilst facilitating the continuing sustainable development of the Dubbo Regional Local Government Area.

Key areas of accountability for this position include:

  • Prepare, implement and monitor Council's Developer Contributions Plans in consultation with the Manager Strategic Planning Services
  • Ensure Planning Agreements are processed effectively and efficiently in accordance with legislation and Council's objectives
  • Provide advice to internal and external customers on Council's Developer Contributions framework
  • To monitor legislative changes and emerging trends in respect of developer contributions
  • Develop associated strategies and policies on behalf of Council
  • Develop and maintain key relationships with internal and external branch customers
  • Participate and contribute to an effective and productive team
Essential Selection Criteria
  • Bachelor Degree in Planning, Environmental Science, Geography, Accounting or a related discipline
  • Commitment to exceptional customer service
  • Sound analytical and problem solving skills
  • Sound knowledge of the NSW Planning System and the Developer Contributions system
  • Well- developed computer skills, including Microsoft Office and spreadsheet applications
  • Well- developed written and oral communication skills

Desirable Selection Criteria

  • Experience in a similar role in a Local Government context
  • Demonstrated post graduate industry experience

Please refer to the attached position description for the entire scope of essential and desirable criteria which all applicants must meet.

This position requires a pre employment health assessment.  Please refer to the attached Job Demands document for the physical requirements of the position.

Salary: $84,752-$98,495 per annum plus superannuation.

Closing Date: 5:00pm on Friday 6 July 2018

Enquiries: Manager Strategic Planning Services - 6801 4000

How to Apply:
  1. Please Fill out the questions in the application page below.
  2. On the following page you'll have the opportunity to attach your resume.
  3. Please note that once you start to complete your online application, you cannot save it and return to it later.  We would recommend that you create your answers in a separate document (e.g. word) then copy your answers into this page when you're ready.
  4. All correspondence will be via the e-mail you have provided in your application.
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