Team Leader Statutory Planning


$114,420 - $128,218 pa (plus super)

Temporary full-time (12 months maternity leave replacement)

The City of Greater Dandenong is an organisation of exceptional character. We invest in the development of our people and the community and we strive to be a workplace that is respectful, engaged, accountable, creative and honest. We are a progressive organisation, in a city that is on the move and we offer a dynamic and rewarding work environment.

We offer exceptional working conditions and are focused on providing a workplace that values diverse contributions, cares for your health and wellbeing and fosters a positive work culture. We ensure all people have an equal opportunity for employment and advancement within our organisation.

We embrace our diverse community and work environment and encourage applications from everyone including people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people of varied age, ability, and faith. Council will give due consideration to any workplace adjustments to accommodate the needs of any prospective or existing staff member.

Here is a fantastic opportunity to become part of an organisation at the cutting edge of statutory planning in Victoria today.

If you are you looking for the opportunity to lead a team providing advice on and assessing a diverse range of residential, industrial and commercial developments in the most dynamic municipality in Victoria, this is it.

Greater Dandenong is an innovative and award winning Council which sets high standards for development. We are looking for a candidate with strong statutory and management skills who can add value to the above position, work in a fully electronic work environment and who can undertake the following key responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and provide leadership in the assessment and processing of complex statutory planning applications and subdivision application
  • Develop and implement systems to improve work processes and customer service
  • Develop, review and assist in the implementation of policy, processes and procedures to ensure the consistent, timely and efficient assessment of planning applications as per individual work and annual business plans
  • Supervising, mentoring, managing and developing the Statutory Planning staff

Applicants must adequately meet the requirements of the role and fully address the selection criteria contained in the position description. To view a copy of this position description, please click on the link below.

Team Leader Statutory Planner - May 2018.pdf

The successful candidate will be asked to consent to a national police check (and where relevant an ‘international criminal history check’), subject to the operation of spent conviction laws. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

We offer a range of benefits for staff including a friendly team environment, salary sacrificed child care (where available), discounted gym membership and a vibrant social club.

Further information: Will Stewart, 8571 1526
Applications close: 5pm, Friday, 27 November 2020