Development Assessment Officer

Development Assessment Officer

04 May
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Parramatta City Council
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Parramatta

04 May

Parramatta City Council

Parramatta

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a capable and experienced professional to join our motivated and forward looking Development Assessment team.





The City of Parramatta has been experiencing unprecedented growth which includes infill developments and urban renewal with significant challenges.





This position will play a key role in actively contributing to the on-going improvements to the delivery of our services and to a positive, customer focused culture. On a daily basis, you will be responsible for assessing, processing and managing development applications and providing planning advice to ensure the city planning objectives of the City of Parramatta’s town planning policies are delivered in development outcomes.











This position is central to the success of our plans and we require the successful candidate to have experience in the assessment of development applications and the ability to operate effectively in a political and commercial environment, within one of our high performing development assessment teams supported by a multidisciplinary team of technical specialists. Each team is made up of planners of varying experience; with the more junior planners gaining valuable experience assisting the senior planners with some their more complicated applications.





About the person

The successful candidate should have previous experience in the assessment, management, and processing of Development Applications, hold a Degree in Town Planning or similar and a current Class C Drivers Licence. It would be preferred but not essential for applicants to have experience as a Town Planner in an organisation with a similar diversity of commercial, industrial, residential and community development as the City of Parramatta.





What’s on offer

We are offering an attractive salary from $83,054.33p.a. plus Super. City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.





Want to know more?

Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description, alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Steven Chong on (02) 9806 5573.





How to apply



Candidates MUST apply online at https://www.cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au/about-parramatta/careers and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close 5pm, 4 May 2021 and will not be accepted through any other medium.





This position requires the preferred candidate to undergo a Criminal History Records check. A criminal history does not necessarily disqualify a prospective candidate from selection.





The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result.





City of Parramatta Council embraces diversity and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from Multicultural backgrounds and people with disability. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace.





Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights in Australia to apply for this position.





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