Senior Development Planner


"YOU COULD MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE"

 Primary Work Location: Wyong NSW

  • Enhance sustainability and efficiently manage development assessment processes
  • Unique lifestyle and career opportunity with one of the largest Councils in NSW
  • Work/Life Balance - 9 day fortnight
  • Permanent full time position + Private use Leaseback vehicle 

Central Coast Council is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a healthy and safe work environment. We are committed to diversity in our community and our workforce and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people, people with a disability and people from diverse backgrounds to apply to be part of our inclusive team.

Ideally located on the northern fringe of Sydney and just an hour's drive from Newcastle, the Central Coast offers one of the best places in Australia to live and work. 

Today the Central Coast is one of the fastest growing regions in NSW, with the third largest Local Government Area (LGA) in NSW and the 6th Largest LGA in Australia.

This role is responsible for achieving environmentally and socially responsible sustainable developments for the community through providing professional and technical advice into planning, development, property and land use matters to Council, staff, community and other relevant authorities.

Key activities of these roles include: 

  • Providing administrative, technical and professional advice and direction to customers on planning matters;
  • Assessing, coordinating, and managing development matters and special projects;
  • Assessing the impact of development proposals in relation to development issues and determining appropriate development requirements.

About You:

  • You have strong communication, customer focus, negotiation and interpersonal skills along with the ability to work autonomously, with a sense of team pride;
  • You enjoy identifying opportunities to improve efficiency of operations leading to improved service delivery;
  • You enjoy sharing your knowledge and expertise, while also learning from others;
  • Having a work/life balance is important to you

About Us:

  • We are a large and progressive organisation delivering a wide variety of services to our local community;
  • You’ll be joining a team of Development Planners who excel at what they do;
  • We offer a supportive environment with opportunities for career development;
  • We offer opportunities to collaborate with subject matter experts from a variety of areas across the organisation.

Please refer to the Position Description for detailed information on the position and required skills and experience.

This role provides a salary range of between $87k to $104.8k per annum + superannuation.

A vehicle is provided for official duties and private use leaseback is available in accordance with Council’s Vehicle Policy.

A 9 day fortnight work-cycle currently applies to this role. This arrangement may be subject to change

Enquiries:  Salli Pendergast, Acting Section Manager Development Assessment (North) on ph: 0434 323 *** or 4350 5545. 

If you are deaf, hearing or speech impaired, you can contact us through the National Relay Service TTY call 133 677 or Speak & Listen 1300 555 727.

Closing Date:  Applications close at Midnight on Tuesday, 24 March 2020.

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HOW TO APPLY

Thank you for your interest in the position.

For more information on applying for a role with Central Coast Council please click on the following link: https://www.centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/council/about-council/careers-and-volunteering/applying-position

Apply now using our fast, easy to use on-line application process. 

Don't have access to a computer or electronic device? Applications can be lodged at any of Council's 11 Library locations. Pre-book a free 1 hour computer time-slot by contacting your nearest library https://www.centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/libraries/our-branches or ask at the  Library enquiry counter.

Please note that you do not need a "password" to use our on-line application system, however you will need to complete your application without leaving the system as your application will not be saved.

** It is recommended that you review the questions and prepare your responses in a Word document or similar before commencing your on-line application. Your responses will not be saved if you encounter any problems submitting your application.

To lodge your application, please follow the below steps:

Step 1:  Answer the on-line questions shown below. Please ensure that you provide as much detail as possible in response to the questions asked.

Step 2:  Attach your Resume 

Step 3:  Attach your qualifications and licences

Once your application is successfully lodged you will receive an automated response sent to your e-mail address. If a response is not received this means that your application has not been successfully submitted and you will need to lodge another application.

IMPORTANT: If you require assistance to lodge your application please contact our Talent Acquisition team by emailing *******@centralcoast.nsw.gov.au or phone 0409 601 *** to discuss what reasonable adjustments you may need.

Applicants who are selected for interview will be contacted by phone or e-mail.  Please be advised, in order to ensure you receive all email communications from Central Coast Council, please whitelist '*******@centralcoast.nsw.gov.au' in your preferred email client.   For Further instructions please click here. 

 PLEASE NOTE: By completing and submitting this online application you confirm that any information provided by yourself in this application is true & correct and acknowledge that any offer of employment may be withdrawn should the information that you have provided in support of your application be shown to be false.  You also consent to employment screening checks being conducted where appropriate.  This may include associated checks (Referee check, Working With Children Check, Entitlement to Work in Australia, Employment History and an Australian Federal Police Check) as well as substantiation of educational qualifications, industry memberships, previous Central Coast Council employment history and association with professional bodies.

I also acknowledge that I will be required to provide proof of eligibility (including photo identification) to work in Australia if selected for an interview.