Assistant Town Planner
Narrabri Shire Council is a vibrant and forward-thinking organisation located in Narrabri, a modern regional growth centre in New South Wales. Our area offers a diverse range of job opportunities, from traditional agriculture to coal mining and gas extraction. We value our employees and promote a positive and inclusive work environment.
At Narrabri Shire Council, our values guide our actions, decisions, and interactions. We strive to create a supportive and collaborative culture where every employee can contribute to the success of our community.
About the Position
As an Assistant Development Planner, you will play a vital role in ensuring the efficient and professional delivery of our statutory planning functions. You will work closely with the Planning and Development section to monitor processes, develop systems, and maintain compliance with relevant legislation.
In this role, you will establish and maintain strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. You will lead by example, exceeding customers' expectations and driving a customer-centric culture. Your ability to research and draught technical planning reports will be utilised to support development-related activities in our Local Government Area.
For more information on the role, please see the attached or contact Michelle Henry, Manager Planning and Development, on 02 6799 6866.
To excel in this role, you should possess:
- Diploma qualification in Town Planning, Urban and Regional Planning, or similar field, or equivalent industry experience
- Minimum of one (1) year of experience in statutory development assessment in a Local Government environment
- Demonstrated experience determining high volumes of development applications to meet statutory and customer service timeframes
- Strong understanding and application of relevant statutory legislation
You should also be proactive, detail-oriented, and have excellent communication skills. The ability to work collaboratively within a team and independently is essential.
What We Offer
The salary for this position is between $80,600 and $89,200, depending on qualifications and experience, plus superannuation. We offer flexible working arrangements to support work-life balance. Ongoing professional development and mentoring opportunities are available to help you grow in your career.
If you are passionate about planning and want to contribute to the growth and success of our community, apply now to join our dedicated team at Narrabri Shire Council.
How to Apply
To apply, click on the link, where you will be diverted to our website and requested to complete the selection criteria and attach your resume and cover letter. All correspondence regarding your application status and interview will be forwarded via email.
Note: If you have any further queries or notes, please enter these in the 'ADDITIONAL INFORMATION' section at the bottom of the application. Please be aware that you must submit your resume to be eligible for this role.
Closing Date for Applications
Applications close at 9:00am on Tuesday, 12 December 2023. Narrabri Shire Council reserves the right to close, withdraw or extend vacancies without prior notice.
Narrabri Shire Council is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We support difference and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees and community and are committed to celebrating diversity and creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Narrabri Shire Council is committed to ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all people within our workplace. Please note that the successful applicant must be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine before commencing employment with Narrabri Shire Council or provide evidence of an authorised medical contraindication.
- Narrabri Shire Council
- Job type
- Full time
- 22 Nov 23
- Applications due
- 12 December 2023