Coordinator - Development Assessment

$1,785 - $2,009 weekly
  • Kempsey Shire Council
  • New South Wales, Australia
  • Dec 31, 2020
Full time Strategy and Planning

Job Description

About Us

Kempsey Shire Council is located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales and is known for its genuine hospitality, pristine beaches, sub-tropical rainforests, mountain ranges, rock river gorges, sprawling farmland and peaceful villages.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Manager Development and Compliance, the Coordinator Development Assessment will lead and manage the development assessment and compliance team to deliver a streamlined, transparent, timely and accurate development assessment and compliance services.

To be successful in this position, you should possess tertiary qualifications in urban and regional planning; demonstrated experience in development assessment and complex development matters; sound knowledge and understanding of the planning system; and exceptional organisational and time management skills.

It is a requirement of this position to be a current member of the Planning Institute of Australia, or meet the criteria for membership.

On offer

In return, you will be rewarded by:

  • Opportunities to collaborate and achieve
  • Career development
  • Full time position, 35 hours per week with19-day month
  • A fantastic lifestyle and work life balance, with access to Fitness Passport
  • Weekly salary of $1,785 to $2,009 (plus 9.5% superannuation)

Key accountabilities include

  • Lead, manage and develop planning, engineering and support staff
  • Coordinate development related applications and matters in the team
  • Provide technical expertise and advice in the assessment of development proposals and related development matters
  • Consult, advise and negotiate with developers, consultants, stakeholders, members of the public and other State agencies

For further information regarding this role please contact Graham Snow on 0438 354 848

How to Apply

You must apply via Council’s webpage or through Seek. Emailed or posted applications will not be considered.

Please click the Apply button below (or the Apply for this job button in Seek), complete the application form and provide the following information:

  • A short statement (maximum 2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities would enable you to achieve the key accountabilities of the role.
  • Your current resume of no more than two pages which details your work experience and any other information that is relevant to this role as well as the contact details for two work related referees from a supervisor or Manager.
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Applications close: Sunday, 24 January 2021 at 4pm

You will receive an e-mail to confirm your application has been received.

NOTE: All correspondence will occur by email. Please ensure you check your emails regularly.

If you experience any difficulties applying online, please contact our Organisational Development and Performance team on 02 6566 3200 or email

Thank you and good luck with your application.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we celebrate our diverse workforce.

Position Description

Job Closing Date

Jan 24, 2021