Senior Planning Officer
North Metropolitan TAFE
Perth, AU
16d ago

Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage Senior Planning Officer SCL2, $92,548 - $102,179 pa, PSGOGA

Position No : 25413

Work Type : Fixed Term - Full Time

Location : Perth

Closing Date : 2018-05-23 5 : 00 PM


We are seeking a Senior Planning Officer with professional planning experience to join the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage in our Regional Planning Policy team.

If you have a degree in urban and regional planning and demonstrated success in the planning field we encourage you to apply.

  • In this role you would be responsible for investigating and reporting on a wide range of planning matters, primarily including : preparing and amending Layout Plans for Aboriginal communities and;
  • undertaking associated planning projects. This role does require the ability to travel to remote locations. Experience delivering a planning service to remote Aboriginal communities would be highly regarded.

    This vacancy exists due to parental leave. It is a temporary, fixed-term position with the possibility of extension and / or permanency.

    The position is available until May 2019. Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar (permanent and fixed term) vacancies for a period of twelve (12) months from the initial date of the appointment.

    If you would like to know more, please call Ashley Randell on (08) 6551 9329 or email ashley.randell to discuss the role in further detail (but don’t send your application to her or seek assistance with lodging your application).

    To be successful in this role, you need to demonstrate :

  • a degree relevant to Urban and Regional Planning and or Development with substantial experience in the planning field;
  • an ability to prepare planning studies and reports on a range of planning matters, including amendments to local and region planning schemes, regional and local planning strategies, layout plans, structure plans, local planning studies, development and the subdivision and development of land;
  • an ability to proactively develop and maintain productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including within a cross-
  • cultural environment; and

  • the ability to operate in keeping with the Public Sector Code of Ethics and the Department's values.
  • The Department's values are an integral part of how we do business and we expect all successful candidates to be capable of operating in line with these beliefs.

    Successful candidates would also need to operate within the Public Sector's Code of Ethics.

    Our Values : Integrity Respect Collaboration Professionalism Innovation

    Public Sector Code of Ethics : Personal Integrity Relationships with others - Accountability

    The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages Indigenous Australians, young people, people with disabilities, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for positions within our agency.

    To find out more about the Department and what we have to offer click HERE

    If this role sounds appealing, apply now by submitting the following :

  • A two (2) page covering letter that demonstrates you have the skills and experience we are looking for (as outlined above); and
  • A comprehensive CV that clearly shows your talents and key achievements.
  • There is no job description form to accompany this recruitment. Please ensure you have saved your documents in MS Word (.

    doc files only) or PDF format and have allowed plenty of time to submit your application, as late, emailed and proforma applications will not be accepted.

    To be eligible for permanent employment in the Public Sector, applicants must be able to provide a copy of proof of residency (i.

    e. citizenship, permanent residence or a valid working visa). If you are on a working visa, you may be eligible for temporary appointments, before an appointment is granted you must provide your passport details so that your working rights in Australia can be verified.

    While these details will be sufficient in the application, the original document will need to be sighted prior to appointment.

    If you experience difficulties downloading these documents, please call (08) 6551 9419 or email hr

    CLOSING DATE : Monday, 21 May 2018 5pm

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