Coordinator Statutory Planning

  • Professional Services
  • Full Time
  • 4 years ago

Job Information

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced people leader to join Council’s Statutory Planning team in the role of Coordinator Statutory Planning. Reporting to the Manager Development Services, this position will suit a person who excels in creating great relationships (internally and externally). A primary focus of this role will be delivering process improvements that generate great customer service, facilitate development and protect our wonderful environment.

Some of the key responsibilities of the position include;

  • Develop a team that is focussed on facilitating development and providing great customer service.
  • Review planning policy and controls and strategic frameworks as required.
  • Coordinate the assessment and processing of statutory planning matters.
  • Represent Council at VCAT as required.
  • Advise the public and staff on policy and implications on statutory planning functions.
  • Attend Council and public meetings when statutory planning input is required.
  • Superintend contractors undertaking relevant studies for Council.

In addition to tertiary qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring substantial knowledge of planning within a regional context and experience in building high performing teams. You will be a flexible leader committed to building the capability of the planning team. Your experience will demonstrate effective presentation skills, negotiation skills and the ability to educate and work collaboratively. A high level of analytical skills, including a grasp of technological issues, will help you to succeed in this role.

Applicants seeking flexible working arrangements are encouraged to apply.

Applications for the above position close Sunday, 24 July 2016.

For more information and to apply please go to or contact us on 1300 BCOAST (226 278).

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