Statutory Planner

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 In this position, you will provide accurate and consistent advice and support to residents, developers and consultants and manage a caseload of planning applications of moderate to complex nature.

You will oversee the passage of planning applications through the legislated planning process from lodgment to decision, making recommendations in accordance with the Greater Bendigo Planning Scheme. You will engage with stakeholders in the planning process, including applicants, other agencies, internal subject matter experts, and other affected parties.

As part of a multi-disciplinary Directorate you may additionally contribute to strategic planning projects, planning compliance matters, and process improvements.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present clear and precise reports, permits and correspondence are essential for this position.

You will hold a Degree or Diploma qualification with relevant experience in Planning or similar discipline. A satisfactory police check is required for this position. 

If you require any further information regarding this position, please contact Daniel Strachan, Planning Coordinator on (03) 5434 6352 or Peter O’Brien, Planning Coordinator on (03) 5434 6351.

Applications addressing the key selection criteria must be received by close of business Tuesday, 26 January 2021. 

The City is a dynamic, proactive, equal opportunity employer that encourages applications from people with diverse cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all abilities. The City has zero tolerance for child abuse and adheres to the Victorian Child Safe Standards and related legislation.

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 $83,111 - $91,335 + Super

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