Manager - Statutory Planning

$97,501 - $103,225 yearly
  • Claremont Town Council
  • Town of Claremont Council Office, 308 Stirling Highway, Claremont WA, Australia
  • Dec 23, 2020
Full time Executive and Management Strategy and Planning

Job Description

Closing Date

Friday 8 January 2021


$97,501 - $103,225 per annum + 10.5% superranuation Full time


Jill Sargeant – Manager Human Resources

The Town of Claremont is a small, resonsive local government authority based in the beautiful western suburbs, close to public transport and the vibrant Claremont shopping precinct.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Planning Manager to join our busy planning department. This position will be responsible for managing the Planning and Heritage departments. Reporting to the Director of Planning this role will:

  • oversee the operational planning tasks;
  • manage the timely assessment and processing of Development Applications;
  • implement effective strategic planning and oversee projects for the achievement of the highest possible levels of planning and development for the longer term benefit of the community;
  • review Planning, and Heritage processes, policies and procedures;
  • provide leadership and nurture the continual development of positions under their direct supervision.
  • provide professional advice and expertise to internal and external stakeholders;
  • prepare high quality reports; and
  • have a strong emphasis on delivering innovative and best practice outcomes for the Town.

About you

We are seeking a Town Planner with previous experience in a senior planning role. The position is suited to a individual who has a demonstrated ability to lead and manage a team and who can communicate effectively with stakeholders. The successful candidate will be experienced in processing complex planning and building applications and report writing.

The Town is an equal opportunity employer that values a diverse workplace. We encourage people of all ages, genders, culturally diverse backgrounds and with a disability to apply.

Job Closing Date

Jan 08, 2021