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Senior Development Assessment Officer (x2)
Council Chambers
Development and Assessment
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Permanent Full Time
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  • Salary $90,820.60 - $105,351.48 p/a + super
  • Tertiary qualifications & experience essential
  • Leaseback Vehicle Offered


Ku-ring-gai Council is seeking two suitably qualified and experienced professionals to join our Development Assessment Services team.


Reporting to the Team Leader Development Assessment, this role will see you assess development applications, ensuring compliance with relevant codes, standards and Council policies.

Your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assessment of development applications
  • Assessment of highly complex and/or high profile projects and applications
  • Management of applications where Council is the applicant or may have a conflict of interest
  • Preparation of assessment reports
  • Representing Council in court, at panel meetings and on site meetings
  • Providing professional advice to developers and the community
  • Investigating complaints


This is a great opportunity to progress your career in a challenging and complex role within Local Government where you will work collaboratively with your team to ensure outcomes are achieved which are in line with relevant legislation and Council's strategic direction.


To be considered for this role you will require tertiary qualifications in Town Planning or a related discipline and substantial experience in a similar role.

Excellent interpersonal skills, with particular emphasis in the areas of consultation, negotiation and conflict management is also required.


This position is permanent full time (35 hours per week) with access to flexi time.


How to apply:

Applicants are requested to address all Essential Criteria as listed within the Position Description to be eligible for an interview.


Like to know more? Please contact Scott McInnes – 9424 0863

Closes: 11:45pm, Friday 22nd March 2019


Ku-ring-gai Council is an equal opportunity employer

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