Senior Statutory Planning Officer

  • Alpine Shire Council
  • Bright VIC, Australia
  • 13 May, 2022
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Strategy and Planning

Job Description

Work Type: Permanent Full Time 

Opening and Closing Dates: Thursday, 5 May, 2022 to Sunday, 29 May, 2022
Contact Person: James Turner (Manager Planning and Amenity)
Contact Number: 0417 275 824 
Department: Planning and Amenity 

Join us to provide specialist planning services that enhance the liveability of our communities.   

Alpine Shire is one of Victoria's most popular and fastest growing regional locations.

Love where you live and work!

About us

Alpine Shire Council is a values-based organisation that delivers meaningful outcomes for its community.  We are led by Councillors and a leadership team that genuinely cares, and at our core, passionate colleagues who enjoy what they do.  We offer flexibility and invest in developing our people.

We also happen to be located 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 lifestyle like no other.

Appreciate a flexible work life balance with an adventure, nature and foodie lover’s paradise on your doorstep. Forget about long commutes and paid parking, enjoy the rural lifestyle and be welcomed by a friendly community who love where they live.  Apply today, to join us in delivering meaningful work with dedicated people.

How you’ll make a difference   

Join us to provide specialist planning services that enhance the liveability of our communities.   Your experience will assist us to implement initiatives to streamline processes, reduce costs and improve the customer experience. Alpine Shire is one of Victoria's most popular and fastest growing regional locations.

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. 

At Alpine Shire Council we offer our employees

  • An inclusive, innovative, supportive and flexible workplace
  • Professional development opportunities
  • The stunning natural scenery, extensive recreation opportunities and excellent local food of North East Victoria’s alpine region
  • A welcoming and friendly community who love where they live
  • A chance to make a positive difference to your community in a high performing organisation    

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. 

  • Appropriate town planning degree, diploma, and be a Registered Planner (Planning Institute of Australia).
  • A theoretical and practical knowledge and ability to interpret Town Planning legislation and practices including associated legislation.
  • The ability to provide effective specialist advice to other staff, Council, applicants, objectors and other members of the public.
  • Holder of a valid Driver’s Licence

Apply now

  • Permanent full-time position based in Bright
  • Remuneration Band 7, Alpine Shire Council Enterprise Agreement 2020

Job Closing Date

29 May, 2022