City Laws Approval Officer

$72,980 - $77,928 yearly
  • Gold Coast City Council
  • Karp Court, Bundall QLD, Australia
  • 13 May, 2022
Full time Legal Services

Job Description

City Laws Approval Officer
Full Time
Lifestyle and Community
Karp Court
City of Gold Coast Certified Agreement 2019 - Stream A Administration Level 4
$72,979.52 to $77,928.14
9 (Nine)

The Gold Coast is an outstanding global city proudly looking towards its future. We are inspired by lifestyle and driven by opportunity.

Here at City of Gold Coast, our commitment to a shared set of values shapes our decisions, actions and behaviours towards achieving the City Vision and our many city priorities.

  • We aim high – we are passionate about delivering the best for our city
  • We add value – we are innovative and make the most of every opportunity
  • We work as a team – our people are great individually, but unstoppable together
  • We take responsibility – we are committed to working safely, being trustworthy and owning our actions

What can the City of Gold Coast offer you?

Working for the City of Gold Coast is both challenging and rewarding. You will enjoy:

  • working within a culture that promotes a healthy work life balance and flexible working arrangements;
  • a friendly and supportive team where you will be recognised and rewarded;
  • opportunities for professional development training and study assistance to enhance your career progression;
  • a competitive remuneration and options to salary sacrifice;

See what other benefits the City can offer you here:

About the Position

City Laws Approval Officers work within the City Laws section of the Health and Regulatory Services Branch. The City Laws Approval Officer is responsible for assessing and managing applications and approvals for a range of activities on Council managed land such as Film/TV Production, Roadside Dining, Busking, Fitness Providers, Surf Schools and Beach Vehicles. 

Key deliverables of the position:

  • Assess a diverse range of applications and issue approvals/refusals within required timeframes.
  • Interpret relevant legislation and local law criteria as part of the approval process.
  • Research information, input data and prepare relevant documentation in an efficient manner.
  • Consult with and provide advice to a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders. 

About you:

  • You have experience interpreting legislation and practices to determine an appropriate course of action and make recommendations for approvals/refusals.
  • You can build and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • You are a strong communicator with excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • You have the ability to prepare quality reports and correspondence with recommendations.
  • You are a reliable self-starter who is able to prioritise workload and deliver on time.
  • You want to work in a collaborative, vibrant and busy team.
  • You possess a current C Class Drivers Licence. 

How to apply

You will need to have an eRecruit account in order to apply for this position. If you do not already have one, please select "Create a New Account" within eRecruit and create a profile.

Please attach your Resume and a Cover Letter outlining your relevant skills and experience referring to the “About You” section, in support of your application for this position.

Please note applications for all of our vacancies close at 10.30pm on the listed closing date.

City of Gold Coast is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are committed to supporting an environment where all employees, regardless of their differences or similarities, feel valued, respected and supported. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons are encouraged to apply.

Essential: Do you possess a current Car C Class Drivers Licence?
Desirable: Can you please provide your knowledge of and experience in interpreting policy, legislation or other documentation and how you have provided accurate advice and/or recommendations?
Desirable: Can you please outline your experience in managing multiple tasks to achieve outcomes within desired timeframes?
James Lacey
Ragnar Scott

Job Closing Date

22 May, 2022