Department of Planning and Environment Planning Officer Full Time in Sydney NSW

Department of Planning and Environment

Branch Sydney NSW AU

Planning Officer
Sydney NSW

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Planning Officer – 000057SY Planning Services
Sydney Region East

Job Title: Planning Officer
Job Grade / Classification: Planning Officer (Professional) 1B
Location: Sydney CBD

The Department of Planning and Environment is the lead NSW Government agency in planning for a growing NSW.

The Department’s vision – Planning for growing NSW: inspiring strong communities, protecting our environment – provides the benchmark for our partnership and leadership approach to engaging and working collaboratively with key State and Local Government, community and industry stakeholders to deliver better outcomes in the areas of planning, local government and the environment

About the role: Planning Officer

As part of the Sydney Region East team, you will be responsible for the assessment of planning proposals, finalisation of Local Environmental Plans and working with stakeholders to resolve complex planning issues across the eastern portion of Metropolitan Sydney.

As a critical member of these teams, the role involves working with key internal and external stakeholders including local government, other government agencies, the private sector and the community to deliver on the Government’s priorities for the region.

To be successful in this role, you will have experience in stakeholder engagement, negotiation and project management.

Essential requirements:
Relevant university degree qualification
Demonstrated knowledge of relevant planning and environmental legislation and processes
Willingness to travel and Class C Driver’s Licence

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Role status: This constitutes ongoing employment under section 43 of the Government Sector Employment Act 2013.

A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary vacancies and is valid for a period of up to 12 months.

Eligibility: To be eligible to apply for ongoing employment within the Department of Planning and Environment, candidates must be an Australian citizen or have the status of permanent residence in Australia.

Benefits: At the Department of Planning and Environment, we offer employees challenging and rewarding work with opportunities for career progression, learning and development, and flexibility. We provide comprehensive staff training through structured programs and provide study assistance to staff pursuing work-related courses.

The Wellness Program has been established to support and promote health and wellness in the workplace. We have partnered with Live Life Get Active who provide free outdoor fitness camps every day for interested employees!

Our Commitment to Diversity: The Department of Planning and Environment values diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally and linguistically diverse groups and those with disability.

How to apply: Please apply online and submit your current resume and a covering letter addressing the following two questions:

Q1. Outline a time when you had to complete multiple tasks with varying deadlines and the methods you used to manage competing priorities.

Q2. Please describe a situation where you have needed to identify and address issues and problems and select effective solutions in undertaking a complex planning project assessment.

Applications must be lodged electronically via http://www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/ website.

For further information please contact Martin Cooper on 02 9274 6582.

Applications Close: 2nd May 2017, 11:59pm

Should you encounter any issues submitting your application online, please contact the ‘I work for NSW’ helpdesk on 1800 562 679.

Location Sydney Region-Sydney City

Work Type Full-time

Number of Positions 1
Total Remuneration Package: $92,026 p.a – $103,698 p.a base, plus employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

Contact Martin Cooper – 02 9274 6582
Closing Date 02-May-2017, 11:59:00 PM
Job Category Planning
Organisation Department of Planning and Environment

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Sydney, NSW, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-18
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