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Building and Development Officer (multiple vacancies)

 

Job No: LCCNSW3880

Location: Lithgow, NSW

Are you looking for a great regional lifestyle with a friendly and progressive working environment...then head our way!

The Opportunity

Lithgow City Council has an exciting opportunity for a permanent Building Development Officer (this is sometimes called a building certifier at other councils).

Lithgow is a central location for a regional lifestyle and great outdoor recreational activities, and is also only a few hours drive from Sydney. Lithgow lies adjacent to the new Gardens of Stone State Conservation Area and Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, while being less than 30 minutes drive to Blackheath in the Blue Mountains, and 45 minutes drive to Bathurst.

In the role of Building Development Officer you will be directly involved in the assessment and determination of building and development matters handled by the development team. You will be carrying out all duties associated with appointment as a principal Certifier.

More specifically, your duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Participate in the functions of the Environmental and Planning Services Approvals Team under the Supervision of the Team Leader Building.

  • Ensure that development applications, combined development applications, construction certificates and other applications for approval for the designated area are assessed expeditiously in accordance with the relevant acts and legislation.

  • Ensure that prompt and courteous attention is given to clients with respect to Building and Development issues

  • Negotiate and liaise with Developers and staff as required by the position

  • Undertake any special projects or duties as required by the Team Leader Building or Development Manager

  • Provide accurate, timely and professional advice to the Team Leader Building and Development Manager

For more detail about the specific duties and responsibilities of the position, please CLICK HERE for the complete Position Description. 

The successful candidate will enjoy a flexible, safe and engaging work environment, the support of a well-resourced and inclusive organisation with a challenging range of duties and high-level work satisfaction this role has in our community.  Council is keen to make an appointment to this position, and is open to discussions with the right candidate to join our team!

About you

The successful candidates will meet the following criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Building Surveying

  • Demonstrated experience in Local Government Building Control

  • A working knowledge of all relevant statutes

  • High degree of communication and writing skills

  • Class C Drivers Licence

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills

  • Accreditation from Building Professionals Board

  • Commitment to Work Health and Safety

  • Demonstrated commitment to the principals of honesty and integrity

 In addition, an ideal candidate would have a willingness to learn and further develop professional skills and hold A1 – A2 Accreditation from the Building Professionals Board.

Salary and Benefits

If you are looking for a change of lifestyle, a new adventure, or to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you.

  • Between $86,086.00 - $95,669.60 per annum, commensurate with your skills, qualifications and experience. Additional remuneration may be available for an exceptional candidate.

  • A leaseback vehicle is being offered with this position in accordance with Councils leaseback policy

  • Ongoing learning and career progression opportunities

  • Mobile phone, laptop

  • Work/Life balance with a rostered day off every second week.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON Tuesday 14 May 2024 at 4pm AEST.

If you are interested in joining our building development team in Lithgow, enjoy working with local communities and businesses and have an interest in continuing your professional development please contact Jim Sheehan, Team Leader Building Development, phone 02 6354 9942 for a confidential discussion.

Please note: To be considered for this position, candidates must address all selection criteria. Those who do not address the selection criteria with examples will not be considered.

Applications generated using Artificial Intelligence (AI) may not be progressed in the recruitment process.

Preferred applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical, which includes a drug and alcohol screening and functional assessment. Preferred applicants may be subject to reference checks, driving history checks, qualification checks, a NSW Police Check, a Working with Children check and confirmation of your Right to Work in Australia.

You must be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or a permanent resident or have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this position.

Lithgow City Council

The Lithgow local government area is located on the western edge of the majestic Blue Mountains. The area totals 4,567 square kilometres from the Capertee and Wolgan Valleys in the north, Little Hartley in the east, Tarana in the south and Meadow Flat in the west. 

The major urban centre of Lithgow nestles in a valley of that name, overlooked by the sandstone escarpments of the Blue Mountains. In the addition to the major urban centre of Lithgow, the Lithgow local government area has 12 villages with mining or farming backgrounds. These smaller centres have proven to be a attractive rural residential areas which, along with the broader rural areas offer a truly unique lifestyle that harmonises its urban, industrial and rural qualities.

Council is focused on delivering quality services as a Centre of Regional Excellence that encourages community growth and development, and contributes to the efficient and effective management of the environment, community and economy for present and future generations. 

The guiding principles of integrity, resilience, respect and accountability define how Lithgow City Council strengthen its working environment to deliver on the aspirations of our community. For further details on Council's values, please visit https://council.lithgow.com

Development Manager

 

Job No: LCCNSW3884

Location: Lithgow, NSW

Let’s put being dynamic and planning together! Come and join our team as the Development Manager.

Are you the innovative and experienced land use and development planning specialist that we are after to lead our teams?

Are you looking to build on your team leadership and management experience with your extensive strategic, policy and development planning background?


The Opportunity

Lithgow City Council has an exciting opportunity for a goal oriented and innovative professional to lead the efficient and contemporary delivery of our broad range of planning services, while ensuring that this critical function maintains the professional capacity and ability to support the future direction of our changing LGA.   

Lithgow is a central location for a regional lifestyle and great outdoor recreational activities, and is also only a few hours drive from Sydney. Lithgow lies adjacent to the new Gardens of Stone State Conservation Area and Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, while being less than 30 minutes drive to Blackheath in the Blue Mountains, and 45 minutes drive to Bathurst.

In the role of Development Manager you will lead our planning teams that deliver Strategic Land Use, Building Development and Development Planning across both urban and rural areas.  Your teams will have a mix of experienced staff as well as new team members that are in the differing stages of their planning careers, and you will have a focus on building their capability and assist in their professional development.

As the Development Manager you will be responsible for providing Council with specialist and technical expertise with regard to the extensive range of Council planning services and legislative requirements. You will have a strong commitment to leading by example and maintaining a strong customer service focus across your teams, along with a commitment to genuine stakeholder engagement.

Council is looking to make change making appointment to this position, and is open to discussions with the right candidate to join our wider team.

For more detail about the specific duties and responsibilities of the position, please CLICK HERE for the complete Position Description. 

Salary and Benefits

If you are looking for a change of lifestyle, a new adventure, or to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you.

  • An attractive remuneration package will be established commensurate with your skills, qualifications and experience. 

  • Permanent, Full-time, 35 hours per week

  • A leaseback vehicle is being offered with this position in accordance with Councils leaseback policy

  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities

  • Mobile phone and Laptop

  • Work/Life balance with a rostered day off every 2nd Week 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON Sunday 19 May 2024 at 4pm AEST.

If you are interested in being the new Development Manager for Lithgow, like working with local communities and businesses and enjoy being a people leader then contact Shaun Elwood, Director People and Places, phone 02 6354 9918 for a confidential discussion.

Please note: To be considered for this position, candidates must address all selection criteria. Those who do not address the selection criteria with examples will not be considered.

Applications generated using Artificial Intelligence (AI) may not be progressed in the recruitment process.

Preferred applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical, which includes a drug and alcohol screening and functional assessment. Preferred applicants may be subject to reference checks, driving history checks, qualification checks, a NSW Police Check, a Working with Children check and confirmation of your Right to Work in Australia.

You must be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or a permanent resident or have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this position.

Lithgow City Council

The Lithgow local government area is located on the western edge of the majestic Blue Mountains. The area totals 4,567 square kilometres from the Capertee and Wolgan Valleys in the north, Little Hartley in the east, Tarana in the south and Meadow Flat in the west. 

The major urban centre of Lithgow nestles in a valley of that name, overlooked by the sandstone escarpments of the Blue Mountains. In the addition to the major urban centre of Lithgow, the Lithgow local government area has 12 villages with mining or farming backgrounds. These smaller centres have proven to be a attractive rural residential areas which, along with the broader rural areas offer a truly unique lifestyle that harmonises its urban, industrial and rural qualities.

Council is focused on delivering quality services as a Centre of Regional Excellence that encourages community growth and development, and contributes to the efficient and effective management of the environment, community and economy for present and future generations. 

The guiding principles of integrity, resilience, respect and accountability define how Lithgow City Council strengthen its working environment to deliver on the aspirations of our community. For further details on Council's values, please visit https://council.lithgow.com

Development Planner (multiple vacancies)

 

Job No: LCCNSW3881

Location: Lithgow, NSW

Are you enthusiastic and motivated to continue in the changing and varied field of development and strategic planning? Come and join our team as a Development Planner.

The Opportunity

Lithgow City Council has an attractive opportunity for a professionally focussed planner to join our Development Planning team and work across both rural and urban environments.

Lithgow is a central location for a regional lifestyle and great outdoor recreational activities, and is also only a few hours drive from Sydney. Lithgow lies adjacent to the new Gardens of Stone State Conservation Area and Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, while being less than 30 minutes drive to Blackheath in the Blue Mountains, and 45 minutes drive to Bathurst.

In the role of Development Planner you will provide Development Planning services across both urban and rural areas.  You will be responsible for the assessment and reporting of development applications and associated planning functions. As a Development Planner you will utilise your specialist and technical expertise to work with a broad range of customers to contribute to the economic development, residential liveability and environmental sustainability of our diverse region.

Council is looking to make an exciting appointment to this position, and is open to discussions with the right candidate to join our wider team. We offer a fortnightly RDO arrangement and a broad range of professional development opportunities.

If you are early in planning career, or have a broad range of experience, and like working with local communities and businesses, then contact Emma-Rose Cooper on 02 6354 9952 for a confidential discussion on joining our fun team at Lithgow.

For more detail about the specific duties and responsibilities of the position, please CLICK HERE for the complete Position Description. 

Salary and Benefits

If you are looking for a change of lifestyle, a new adventure, or to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you.

  • Between $86,086 and $95,669.60 per annum, commensurate with your skills, qualifications and experience. Additional remuneration may be available for an exceptional candidate.

  • Permanent, Full-time, 35 hours per week

  • A leaseback vehicle is being offered with this position in accordance with Councils leaseback policy

  • Ongoing learning and career progression opportunities

  • Mobile phone, laptop

  • Work/Life balance with a rostered day off every 2nd week

APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON Tuesday 14 May 2024 at 4pm AEST.

Please note: To be considered for this position, candidates must address all selection criteria. Those who do not address the selection criteria with examples will not be considered.

Applications generated using Artificial Intelligence (AI) may not be progressed in the recruitment process.

Preferred applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical, which includes a drug and alcohol screening and functional assessment. Preferred applicants may be subject to reference checks, driving history checks, qualification checks, a NSW Police Check, a Working with Children check and confirmation of your Right to Work in Australia.

You must be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or a permanent resident or have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this position.

Lithgow City Council

The Lithgow local government area is located on the western edge of the majestic Blue Mountains. The area totals 4,567 square kilometres from the Capertee and Wolgan Valleys in the north, Little Hartley in the east, Tarana in the south and Meadow Flat in the west. 

The major urban centre of Lithgow nestles in a valley of that name, overlooked by the sandstone escarpments of the Blue Mountains. In the addition to the major urban centre of Lithgow, the Lithgow local government area has 12 villages with mining or farming backgrounds. These smaller centres have proven to be a attractive rural residential areas which, along with the broader rural areas offer a truly unique lifestyle that harmonises its urban, industrial and rural qualities.

Council is focused on delivering quality services as a Centre of Regional Excellence that encourages community growth and development, and contributes to the efficient and effective management of the environment, community and economy for present and future generations. 

The guiding principles of integrity, resilience, respect and accountability define how Lithgow City Council strengthen its working environment to deliver on the aspirations of our community. For further details on Council's values, please visit https://council.lithgow.com

Natural Area Management Officer

 

Job No: LCCNSW3886

Location: Lithgow, NSW

We are on a quest to Find NAMO! 

Natural Area Management Officer

Are you the innovative and energetic Natural Area Management specialist that we are after for our team?

Do you have community oriented NRM experience and a successful track record of rehabilitative land use activities?

The Opportunity

Lithgow City Council has an exciting opportunity for a goal oriented and innovative professional to join our team in a new role as the Natural Area Management Officer. 

Lithgow is a central location for a regional lifestyle and great outdoor recreational activities. Lithgow lies adjacent to the new Gardens of Stone State Conservation Area and Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, while being less than 30 minutes drive to Blackheath in the Blue Mountains, and 45 minutes drive from Bathurst.

As the Natural Area Management Officer you will provide Council with specialist and technical expertise with regard to Council managed natural assets, ecosystem management and related community ecosystem restoration projects. You will prioritise outcomes for a diverse range of land use management activities which positively impact upon the maintenance of healthy and sustainable natural areas. Additionally, you will secure and supervise internal and external funded contracts and grant funded programs, which can further enhance Council's natural assets and assist in sustainable natural resource management. 

To be successful in the role you will meet all the essential selection criteria and have acquired a Tertiary qualification and/or demonstrated significant experience in Environmental Science, Environmental or Biodiversity Management, Natural Resource Management, or a related field. 

Your specialist knowledge and experience in natural area management along with demonstrated working knowledge of the relevant legislative environmental planning framework will be vital to your success in this role. You will also have demonstrated experience in development of natural area plans of management, strategies, and work programs.

Additionally, you will need to display strong communication, report writing and conflict resolution skills and have the ability to handle confidential and sensitive issues.

Council is looking to make an exciting appointment to this position, and is open to discussions with the right candidate to join our forward looking team. We offer a fortnightly RDO arrangement and a broad range of professional development opportunities.

If you like working to make a difference in the environmental field with local communities, then contact Shaun Elwood, on 02 6354 9918 for a confidential discussion on this exciting new role 

For more detail about the specific duties and responsibilities of the position, please CLICK HERE for the complete Position Description. 

Salary and Benefits

If you are looking for a change of lifestyle, a new adventure, or to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you.

  • Between $86,086.00 and $95,669.60 per annum, commensurate with your skills, qualifications and experience. 

  • Full-time, 35 hours per week

  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities

  • Work/Life balance with a rostered day off every second week

APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON Tuesday 7 May 2024 at 4pm AEST. 

Please note: To be considered for this position, candidates must address all selection criteria. Those who do not address the selection criteria with examples will not be considered.

Applications generated using Artificial Intelligence (AI) may not be progressed in the recruitment process.

Preferred applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical, which includes a drug and alcohol screening and functional assessment. Preferred applicants may be subject to reference checks, driving history checks, qualification checks, a NSW Police Check, a Working with Children check and confirmation of your Right to Work in Australia.

You must be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or a permanent resident or have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this position.

Lithgow City Council

The Lithgow local government area is located on the western edge of the majestic Blue Mountains. The area totals 4,567 square kilometres from the Capertee and Wolgan Valleys in the north, Little Hartley in the east, Tarana in the south and Meadow Flat in the west. 

The major urban centre of Lithgow nestles in a valley of that name, overlooked by the sandstone escarpments of the Blue Mountains. In the addition to the major urban centre of Lithgow, the Lithgow local government area has 12 villages with mining or farming backgrounds. These smaller centres have proven to be a attractive rural residential areas which, along with the broader rural areas offer a truly unique lifestyle that harmonises its urban, industrial and rural qualities.

Council is focused on delivering quality services as a Centre of Regional Excellence that encourages community growth and development, and contributes to the efficient and effective management of the environment, community and economy for present and future generations. 

The guiding principles of integrity, resilience, respect and accountability define how Lithgow City Council strengthen its working environment to deliver on the aspirations of our community. For further details on Council's values, please visit https://council.lithgow.com

Landcare Coordinator (Temporary Term Contract)

 

Job No: LCCNSW3887

Location: Lithgow, NSW

The Opportunity

Lithgow City Council has an exciting opportunity for a community focussed and organised specialist to join our team on a temporary term contract for a four (4) year period as the Landcare Coordinator. 

Lithgow is a central location for a regional lifestyle and great outdoor recreational activities. Lithgow lies adjacent to the new Gardens of Stone State Conservation Area and Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, while being less than 30 minutes drive to Blackheath in the Blue Mountains.

As the Landcare Coordinator you will work closely with and support community-based volunteer local Landcare Groups across the Lithgow and Oberon LGA’s and build upon the community engagement of Landcare based initiatives. You will Provide support to local Landcare Groups, networks and landholders while working to extend and expand community-based Landcare initiatives across the LGA’s.

Your experience in bushland and grassland eco-system rehabilitation practices will contribute to the organising and leading of on-ground projects undertaken by our range of local farming and residential communities which positively impact upon the maintenance of healthy and sustainable natural areas. Additionally, you will secure and supervise internal and external funded contracts and grant funded programs, which can further support the range of community environmental rehabilitation programs across the LGA’s.

To be successful in the role you will meet all the essential selection criteria and have specialist knowledge and experience in natural area management and experience in providing training in on-ground related skills such as bush regeneration and weed control activities. You will at times also be required to be flexible in their working hours which will involve some attendance on weekend days and out-of-hours activities. Additionally, you will need to have well developed communication, report writing and conflict resolution skills.

Council is looking to make an exciting appointment to this position, and is open to discussions with the right candidate to join our forward looking team. We offer a fortnightly RDO arrangement and a broad range of professional development opportunities.

For more detail about the specific duties and responsibilities of the position, please CLICK HERE for the complete Position Description. 

Salary and Benefits

If you are looking for a change of lifestyle, a new adventure, or to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you.

  • Between $78,785.20 and $88,520.64 per annum, commensurate with your skills, qualifications and experience. 

  • Temporary, Full-time, 35 hours per week

  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities

  • Mobile phone and Laptop

  • Work/Life balance with a rostered day off every 2nd week.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON Tuesday 7 May 2024 at 4pm AEST.

If you like working to make a difference in the environmental field with local communities, then contact Shaun Elwood, on 02 6354 9918 for a confidential discussion on this exciting opportunity.

Please note: To be considered for this position, candidates must address all selection criteria. Those who do not address the selection criteria with examples will not be considered.

Applications generated using Artificial Intelligence (AI) may not be progressed in the recruitment process.

Preferred applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical, which includes a drug and alcohol screening and functional assessment. Preferred applicants may be subject to reference checks, driving history checks, qualification checks, a NSW Police Check, a Working with Children check and confirmation of your Right to Work in Australia.

You must be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or a permanent resident or have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this position.

Lithgow City Council

The Lithgow local government area is located on the western edge of the majestic Blue Mountains. The area totals 4,567 square kilometres from the Capertee and Wolgan Valleys in the north, Little Hartley in the east, Tarana in the south and Meadow Flat in the west. 

The major urban centre of Lithgow nestles in a valley of that name, overlooked by the sandstone escarpments of the Blue Mountains. In the addition to the major urban centre of Lithgow, the Lithgow local government area has 12 villages with mining or farming backgrounds. These smaller centres have proven to be a attractive rural residential areas which, along with the broader rural areas offer a truly unique lifestyle that harmonises its urban, industrial and rural qualities.

Council is focused on delivering quality services as a Centre of Regional Excellence that encourages community growth and development, and contributes to the efficient and effective management of the environment, community and economy for present and future generations. 

The guiding principles of integrity, resilience, respect and accountability define how Lithgow City Council strengthen its working environment to deliver on the aspirations of our community. For further details on Council's values, please visit https://council.lithgow.com

Senior Building Surveyor

 

Job No: BVSC640

 

Location: Bega

 

Closing Date: 30 Jun 2024 AEST

A career at Bega Valley Shire Council will immerse you in rewarding and interesting work for the diverse communities that call the south-east corner of NSW home, all of them nestled between rolling countryside and some of the best seaside locations NSW has to offer.

Our workforce of over 350 meets the needs of these communities with a wide range of services including, libraries, customer service, finance, children’s services, engineering, project management, road works, water management, environment and parks, gardens & town centre care.

The Opportunity

We have an opportunity for an experienced Senior Building Surveyor to control and regulate building construction activities within the Bega Valley Shire.

As the Senior Building Surveyor, you will evaluate and determine construction, complying development and occupation certificates as well as undertake inspections on swimming pools, plumbing and draining and on-site sewerage management systems. You will provide technical advice to relevant stakeholders and also be responsible for investigating complaints and researching breaches of regulations, codes and standards to determine appropriate action.

To view the Position Description, please click here.

About You

We are seeking an individual who holds a Tertiary or Diploma qualification to achieve registration with Building Commission NSW as a Building Surveyor and has a minimum of four (4) years experience.

You will have the following skills and experience:

  • Sound knowledge of environmental control.

  • Sound knowledge of building surveying.

  • High level of written and verbal communication skills including the ability to liaise and negotiate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office software and the NSW Planning Portal.

Benefits

This is a permanent full time position working 35 hours per week.

Remuneration package range for this position is $103,364.97 to $119,665.10 gross per annum comprising of:

  • $1,790.80 to $2,073.20 per week base salary.

  • $196.99 to $228.05 per week superannuation (calculated at 11%).

Additional benefits for this position include:

  • Leaseback vehicle.

  • Relocation expenses may be available for the right candidate.

  • Rostered day off scheme (9 day fortnight).

  • Annual Award salary increases and performance reviews.

  • Salary packaging program (SmartSalary).

  • Wellbeing Initiatives – Employee Assistance Program, LifeWorks App, social club, health monitoring and annual flu vaccinations.

For further information on this position, please contact Rod Hicks - Building Certification Coordinator on 02 6499 2149.

Applications for this position will remain open to meet the operational needs of Council. For this reason, there is no set closing date for the advertising period. We will endeavour to assess each application within 28 days of submission and notify applicants of the outcome. Where the position vacancy is filled, the position advertisement may be closed without notice. 

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia and address the advertised selection criteria demonstrating their suitability for the role. 

This position requires applicants to be suitably immunised in line with recommendations from the Australian Immunisation Handbook, mandated Public Health Orders and/or Councils Immunisation Procedure.

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REGISTERED BUILDING SURVEYOR / BUILDING INSPECTOR /

CADET BUILDING SURVEYOR – DUBBO & TAMWORTH


 
About Us
Pro Cert Group Pty Ltd is well known within the Central Western, New England & Riverina areas of NSW as being a leading professional company in the provision of NCC Consultancy and Certification Services for a wide range of construction projects. A key part of our reputation is our commitment to customer experience and excellence in service delivery. With well-established offices in Dubbo, Orange & Tamworth, we are committed to providing our services in regional areas of NSW and are looking for new team members.

About the Role
As a result of continued growth and demand, there are opportunities available for experienced Registered Building Surveyors and/or Building Inspectors to join our experienced certification teams based in our Dubbo & Tamworth Offices. Our work environment is friendly and inclusive with flexibility provided to undertake some work remotely with anchor days in the office / on-site and our employment benefits include a fully maintained company vehicle, laptop, tablet and mobile phone. In this role, you will be :- • working across a variety of residential projects; • carrying out assessments of Construction Certificates, Complying Development Certificates, Occupation Certificates as appropriate to your registration level and experience; • carrying out critical stage inspections on residential projects; • attending to customer requests, and • working as part of our certification team to deliver services across all areas of operation.

Our Ideal Candidate
For this role we are seeking applications from Registered Building Surveyors / Building Inspectors who hold, as a minimum, NSW Fair Trading registration in either of the following categories:-
• Registered Building Surveyor – restricted (class 1 and 10) (previously A3); or
• Registered Building Inspector (previously A4).

Demonstrated experience in the inspection and certification of Class 1 & 10 building projects is essential. It is also necessary for the successful applicant to be committed to providing a high standard of customer service to our valuable clients.
 
A person who is self-motivated, pro-active and with strong communication skills and resilience will be ideally suited to the role and will excel at developing positive working relationships and working as part of an energetic, fun and fast-paced environment with a group that values teamwork.

In addition to the above the following are essential criteria:-
• qualifications as recognised by the Building and Development Certifiers Regulation and NSW Fair Trading for the level of Registration;
• previous industry experience assessing and determining Construction Certificates, Complying Development Certificates and Occupation Certificates for Class 1 & 10 residential buildings;
• a valid Class C Drivers’ Licence; • a White Card and strong safety focus;
• knowledge of relevant legislation;
• computer skills (MS Office) with the ability to adapt to new systems and processes;
• high level interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with the proven ability to prepare assessment and inspection reports;
• strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task whilst keeping projects on track; • a high attention to detail; • problem-solving skills;
• demonstrated negotiation and conflict resolution skills;
• the ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team;
• a professional and courteous attitude; and • full working rights for Australia (i.e. Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold appropriate visa).

Alternatively if you are a person who does not meet the qualification requirements for registration as a Building Surveyor or Building Inspector at the present time but who has the above personal attributes, is interested in a career as a Building Surveying or Building Inspector and is willing to commit to the course of study then a position as a Cadet Building Surveyor with our company would be ideal for you.

About the Benefits

Our team is the heart of our business and we provide support by offering employee benefits including:
• an attractive remuneration package commensurate to your skills and experience and reviews;
• a generous bonus system based on performance and paid 1 – 2 times per year;
• flexible work options (combination of office and remote) to assist in balancing work, life and family responsibilities;
• fully funded continued professional development;
• a fully maintained company vehicle, laptop, tablet and mobile phone;
• PI insurance coverage;
• payment of annual registration fees and industry memberships;
• ongoing training and support for personal and professional development;
• a friendly and supportive work environment;
• implementation and provision of appropriate technology to assist with the efficient carrying out of certification functions, and
• ability to expand your knowledge and experience into commercial and industrial developments as you continue on your professional career with us.
Want to apply or find out more? If you would like to know more about working with a company that provides unique opportunities within the profession and is well established and committed to regional areas or would like to apply for this role please email your enquiry or resume to info@procert.com.au, attention The Directors.
Alternatively should you prefer to discuss this position in relation to the Dubbo Office please call Neil Diamond on 0428 633 255 or alternatively contact Kellie Woods on 0458 633 210. All enquiries and applications for the role will be treated with the utmost discretion and confidentiality.

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COME JOIN US AT NARRABRI SHIRE COUNCIL!

 

Job No: NSC696

Location: Narrabri

Development Planner

  • Vibrant office with a great team environment

  • Variety of planning projects

  • $93,589 - $103,560 per year, plus 11% Superannuation

About Us

Narrabri Shire Council is a local government organisation located in Narrabri. We strive to create a positive and inclusive work environment for our employees, offering flexible hours, work-life balance, ongoing professional development, and a great team environment.

About the Role

The Development Planner will be responsible for conducting statutory and strategic planning in a timely and professional manner, with customer satisfaction being central to the process. This role will contribute to a culture of positive, discretionary, and resilient staff and will aim to exceed customers' expectations by delivering a customer-centric service.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Carrying out robust development assessment within the relevant statutory framework.

  • Preparing reports and representing Council as needed.

  • Reviewing and advising on major project applications.

  • Aiming to have Development Applications (DAs) determined within 20 days.

  • Researching and preparing technical reports for Council's determination.

  • Having a sound understanding of applicable local government planning/building/compliance legislation.

About You

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Town Planning, Urban and Regional Planning, Science or equivalent discipline with demonstrated experience in Town Planning / Development Assessment, within a local government context

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to lead and influence others.

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to engage and connect with communities.

  • Strong project management skills and experience in managing complex projects.

  • A track record of delivering high-quality work within set timeframes.

  • A good understanding of local government planning and compliance legislation.

Further Enquiries

Enquiries regarding this position should be directed to Michelle Henry, Manager Planning and Development, (02) 6799 6866.

How to Apply

To apply, follow the instructions below, where you will be diverted to our website and requested to complete the selection criteria and attach your resume and cover letter addressing the requirements of the position.

 All correspondence regarding your application status and interview will be forwarded via email.:

1. Complete the information below as requested
2. Click ‘APPLY’
3. Attach your resume and cover letter
4. Click ‘NEXT’ and ‘CONFIRM’ 

Note: To be eligible for the role you must have the right to work in Australia and you must submit your resume.

Closing Date For Applications

Applications close at 5:00pm on Sunday, 2 June 2024.

Narrabri Shire Council reserves the right to close, withdraw or extend vacancies without prior notice.

Narrabri Shire Council is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We support difference and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees and community and are committed to celebrating diversity and creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Narrabri Shire Council is committed to ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all people within our workplace. Please note that the successful applicant will be required to be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine before commencing employment with Narrabri Shire Council or provide evidence of an authorised medical contraindication.

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