Statutory Planner

$73,000 - $84,000 yearly
  • Stonnington City Council
  • 58 Malvern Road, Malvern Victoria 3144, Australia
  • Dec 31, 2020
Full time Strategy and Planning

Job Description

Applications close 06/01/2021

  • Salary: $73k - $84k per annum + monthly ADO + Super
  • Permanent Full Time
  • An opportunity to make a difference in an organisation that is progressive and people focused

We are building a safe and inclusive culture where our people are empowered to deliver their best work. Embracing innovation and change, we continually deliver richer and higher quality services to a vibrant, diverse and iconic municipality. We are passionate and energetic, working as one team to build a healthy, prosperous and sustainable community. Progress is important to us, and we and make it a priority to invest in our people’s wellbeing, growth and development.

We have two permanent full time Statutory Planner positions where you will be responsible for assessing and processing planning applications having regard to relevant Council policy and planning scheme provisions, mediating between applicants and objectors, providing advice and information on planning applications, planning scheme requirements and Council policies to the public and planning applicants and preparing accurate written correspondence on planning related matters.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in town planning or a related field
  • A current drivers licence
  • Demonstrated experience in a planning environment with the ability to interpret the Planning and Environment Act
  • A co-operative attitude, great interpersonal skills and the ability to positively contribute to a cohesive team.

If you're looking to build a meaningful career - this Department is the place to do it and is known for its career progression and development opportunities. The Stat Planning Department has Student Planners, Stat Planners, Senior Stat Planners, Major Projects Planners and Coordinator and Manager level positions. They also work quite closely with our City Strategy Department which has a similar hierarchy and opportunities for development, diversity of work and career progression.

City of Stonnington is a child safe and equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We actively encourage applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore the opportunity of a career at the City of Stonnington. If you have any support or access requirements, or would like to speak to someone about employment or an alternative processes, please contact Council’s Talent Acquisition team on 8290 1333.

Work for Stonnington today. Work that matters. People who make a difference.

Submitting your application

We are no longer using Position Descriptions or Key Selection Criteria. Please use your cover letter to demonstrate to us that you can ‘deliver’ the aspects of the role and that you have got what is needed to ‘thrive’. These are the top two sections in the Success Profile below. You do not need to have a heading of each point or address each point individually. Recommended no more than 2 pages for your cover letter.

If you have any support or access requirements, or would like to discuss an alternative application process please contact a member of the Talent Acquisition Team 8290 1333.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

For further information on how to apply contact the Council’s Recruitment Officer on Ph: 03 8290 1333.

For position related queries, please contact Phillip Gul on Ph: 8290 3582

Success Profile

Position Descriptions
Success Profile - Statutory Planner.pdf

The Inherent Requirements for this position can be found here. Please note this document must be read prior to applying for the vacancy.

Inherent Requirements

Inherent Requirements - Inherent Requirements

City of Stonnington has a Workplace Adjustments Policy. Please contact Council’s Talent Acquisition Team on 82980 1333 for a copy

Job Closing Date

Jan 06, 2021