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Statutory Planner

Wonthaggi VIC, Australia
Friday 10th December 2021
$87,849 plus superannuation
2021 10 28 position description statutory planner
  • Replacement position
  • Full Time Permanent
  • $87,849 plus superannuation

Rolling hills, beautiful beaches and a short trip into the City – Bass Coast has it all.

Our secret is out and we are growing our planning team in order to respond to significant growth.

We are seeking a Statutory Planner to join the Strategy and Growth team.

Reporting to the Principal Statutory Planner, the Statutory Planner is responsible for providing advice and assistance to Council and the public on planning matters, enquiries, and process development applications. This is achieved through supporting the Principal Planner to ensure Council’s responsibilities as Planning Authority and Responsible Authority are met under the Planning and Environment Act.

If flexibility is important to you then this is your opportunity. The past year has shown us that so long as you can conduct site inspections when required you can work from home. We also offer a variety of applications, a supportive working environment, and a range of internal and external training opportunities.

For more information, view the position description, or contact Patrick Doyle, Coordinator Statutory Planning on 0466 938 635.

To apply please attach your resume and a short cover letter outlining your suitability to the position.

Applications close when a suitable candidate has been appointed

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Equal Employment Opportunity

At Bass Coast Shire we value the right of every employee, councillor, contractor, volunteer, and customer to be treated with respect, dignity, and courtesy.

We do not tolerate any forms of:

  • bullying
  • harassment
  • discrimination
  • threatening behaviour
  • sexual harassment
  • equal opportunity breaches

Council is committed to providing a workplace that provides fair and equal opportunity to all in accordance with equal opportunity principles.

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