Development Assessment Officer | Full-Time Temporary


Closes: 28 February 2020

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 5
Salary: $79,253 - $83,888 plus superannuation
Position No: 14878, several expected vacancies
Directorate: Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 05 February 2020
Contact Officer: Minh Pham on *********@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 8***

Details: The Planning Delivery Division (Development Assessment) is responsible for a wide range of activities associated with the delivery of development outcomes in the ACT, including:

  • Assessing and determining development applications (DA’s) for development proposals including mixed use, commercial, and single dwellings.
  • Administering the exemption declaration process (minor approvals for single dwelling homes)
  • Assisting the ACT Administrative and Appeal Tribunal in its review of decisions.
  • Assisting and providing advice to development proponents, community and industry on development matters through pre-application meetings and the customer service centre.

The Development Assessment team is seeking motivated and enthusiastic people to assist with a range of functions relating to development assessment and development outcomes. The position requires experience or the ability to undertake development assessments, strong analytical skills, high level communication skills and a strong focus on working with the development industry, community, agencies and other ACT Government directorates.

The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Note: A merit pool will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. This position will be moving to a new workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW) in 2020. Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.

How to Apply: Pease submit a written application addressing the Selection Criteria, along with your current curriculum vitae, listing two referees and their contact details.

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