Development Assessment Officer

$83,620 - $88,510 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 06 May, 2022
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Customer Service, Receptions, and Complaints Engineering, Architecture, and Construction Strategy and Planning

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 16 May 2022

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 5
Salary: $83,620 - $88,510 plus superannuation
Position No: 42881, several
Directorate: Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 02 May 2022
Contact Officer: Benjamin Huttner-Koros on or (02) 6207 9397

Details: The Statutory Planning Division is responsible for assessing and determining development applications, environmental impact assessment processes relating to impact track development applications, administering the ACT leasehold system, coordinating reporting on strategic assessments, assisting the ACT Civil and Administrative Appeals Tribunal in its review of decisions and providing advice to the community and industry on development matters.

As an officer within the Statutory Planning Division, you will often be the first point of contact between the Directorate, the community and industry and must have excellent communication skills and the ability to provide consistently high levels of customer service.

You will provide advice, information and recommendations to senior officers to assist in decision making and prepare input for Ministerial briefs and correspondence.

You must be a team player, with the ability to work independently, identify solutions to problems and contribute to a positive team culture.

Further information about the positions is outlined in the attached position description.

Eligibility/Other requirements: Experience or qualifications in local and regional planning, urban planning, architecture, natural resource management, environmental sciences, environmental law or government administration would be desirable/an advantage.

Note: This selection process will be used to fill a permanent ASO5 development assessment officer position in the merit assessment team and two temporary ASO5 positions in the impact assessment team. A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months. This position is in a workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW). Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.

How to Apply: Applicants are to write a statement of no more than two pages responding to the Selection Criteria located in the Position Description and provide a current curriculum vitae and the names and contact of two referees.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Job Closing Date

16 May, 2022