Statutory Planner

Moonee Valley City Council

Location: Not Specified

Job Type: Full time


Statutory Planner

Reference number: 14377

Closing date: 11:45 pm, Sunday 11 December 2022

  • Permanent full-time position
  • Salary commencing at $91,562.26 per annum plus 10.5% superannuation, commensurate with experience.
  • Monthly RDO applicable

The opportunity

If you are seeking to work within a collaborative and innovative environment which encourages community and employee engagement, strives to be the best in its field, is passionate about its services, values and future, then you are looking in the right place!

Council is seeking a Statutory Planner to provide quality specialist services, guidance and advice in all facets of statutory planning, subdivision control and other services provided by the Statutory Planning team in the Planning and Building Department.

Key Responsibilities

Consider and process minor to mid-range complexity development and use, signage, variation / removal of restrictive covenant and easement planning applications in accordance with relevant legislative planning scheme and policy requirements.

  • Assist in the preparation of submissions by Council in defending its decisions before the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
  • Respond in a courteous and professional manner to public counter, written and telephone enquirers by providing accurate planning advice regarding Council’s planning responsibilities and policies.
  • Apply town planning knowledge and identify appropriate methods and techniques to solve problems and satisfactorily complete tasks in conjunction with the Manager Planning and Building, Senior Coordinator Statutory Planning or Coordinator Statutory Planning.

About you

To succeed in this position, you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Urban Planning or related discipline is essential;
  • Some relevant experience in Statutory Planning in local government is desirable;
  • Some knowledge of processes, planning schemes, planning legislation and other applicable legislation such as for Liquor Licenses and Subdivisions;
  • Effective presentation skills and;
  • The ability to provide prompt, accurate, courteous and consistent customer services.

Next steps

Applications must be submitted through our online system and should be in line with the Moonee Valley City Council Application Guide found at the bottom of the advertisement. Applications that do not meet these requirements may not be considered.

For further information please view the Position Description or contact Vera Mitrovic-Misic, Senior Coordinator Statutory Planning on (03) 9243 9167.

In line with the directions issued by Victoria’s Chief Health Officer, some of Council’s positions require you to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are successful in our recruitment and selection process, you may be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status.

Our Culture of Inclusion

If you are interested in the role but feel you may not meet the full range of selection criteria, we encourage you to contact us to discuss your experience and application for this position.

We don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our services and our community. With a focus on inclusion, accessibility and flexibility, we'll support you at every stage of your career. We recognise the importance of balance and embrace work agility, understanding that this means different things to each and every one of our employees.

Moonee Valley City Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer and we value diversity and encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people of any age or gender, people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex and/or queer (LGBTIQA+) and people with disability. If you have a reasonable adjustment, support or access requirement, we encourage you to let us know through your application or email or call 9243 1122.

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