Planning Officer

  • Alpine Shire Council
  • Alpine, VIC, Australia
  • 08 Jun, 2021
Full time Strategy and Planning

Job Description

Work Type: Permanent Full Time
Opening and Closing Dates: Thursday, 3 June, 2021 to Sunday, 27 June, 2021
Contact Person: James Turner (Manager Planning and Amenity)
Contact Number: 03 5755 0555
Department: Planning and Amenity

Alpine Shire is one of Victoria's most popular and fastest growing regional locations. Join us to provide specialist planning services that enhance the liveability of our communities.

Alpine Shire Council is situated in the stunning high-country region of North East Victoria. We are surrounded by spectacular mountains with plenty of natural waterways for you to enjoy. Renowned as one of Victoria’s premier holiday destinations, this spectacular region is an adventure and nature lover’s paradise, just a stone’s throw from the Victorian ski fields.

Love where you live and work!

About us

Alpine Shire Council is situated in the stunning high-country region of North East Victoria. We are surrounded by spectacular mountains with plenty of natural waterways for you to enjoy. Renowned as one of Victoria’s premier holiday destinations, this spectacular region is an adventure and nature lover’s paradise, just a stone’s throw from the Victorian ski fields. It is a tree-change opportunity like no other.

How you’ll make a difference

Drawing on your professional experience and excellent communication skills, you will work with applicants, objectors and residents to achieve exceptional outcomes through the planning approvals process, and ensure that the requirements of the Alpine Planning Scheme, the Planning and Environment Act 1987 and other related legislation are met for all planning matters.

Your enthusiasm and confidence will have a positive influence on those around you, and your professionalism will enhance Council’s reputation as a responsive and efficient organisation.

Your duties will include:

  • Administration and enforcement of the Alpine Planning Scheme and associated legislation
  • Processing of planning applications
  • Provision of planning advice to applicants, objectors, residents, Councillors and staff

An office space designed to promote innovation

A transformation of Council’s headquarters in Bright is complete. Our office space is something completely different for the local government sector. Our offices are an inspirational space designed to promote collaboration and productivity in an activity-based working environment.

Enjoy our lifestyle

  • Perfect work life balance with an adventure, nature and food lover’s paradise on your doorstep.
  • Forget about long commutes and paid parking it’s time for your tree change.
  • Enjoy the rural lifestyle and be welcomed by a friendly community who love where they live
  • Stunning natural scenery
  • Innovative and modern workplace

Our ideal candidate

At Alpine Shire Council we are constantly looking for new ways to deliver the best possible outcomes for our communities.

With your excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will be able to work with your colleagues and staff to ensure positive outcomes. You can multi-task, prioritise, meet deadlines, and use technology and software solutions to get your job done well.

You will be well organised and value attention to detail. With your excellent communication skills, you will be able to develop positive relationships that result in better outcomes. As an industry professional, you will have a good working knowledge of the applicable legislation and an understanding of enforcement and prosecution procedures.

  • Qualifications in town planning or a related discipline
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Drivers licence
  • An energetic and engaging personality

Apply now

  • For a fantastic career change and lifestyle opportunities beyond comparison, don’t miss this opportunity to work for a high performing organisation in a spectacular part of Victoria
  • Permanent full-time position based in Bright
  • Remuneration Band 5/6 dependant on experience, Alpine Shire Council Enterprise Agreement 2016
  • Contact Manager Planning and Amenity James Turner, on 5755 0555

Job Closing Date

27 Jun, 2021