Coordinator Statutory Planning
Full Time Fixed Term Position until July 2021
Salary Range $109,496 - $122,580 pa + 9.5% Super + RDO
About Melton City Council
The City of Melton is a place where everyone belongs. Our community is vibrant and diverse and one of the fastest developing in Australia. Our organisation strives to provide our community with state of the art, excellent amenity, health and wellbeing and to support our community to be a lifelong learning city. We invest in innovation and our people's professional and personal development. We offer generous leave and flexibility that best suits your lifestyle and a collaborative and inclusive culture. You'll be able to work close to home and have new cafes and shops opening every day amongst the heritage buildings and open green spaces of one of Melbourne's fastest growing municipalities.
The City of Melton is one of the fastest growing municipalities in the State. Recent unprecedented growth has resulted in Council reviewing the structure and resourcing requirements in the Planning Services Department.
This has led to a fixed term opportunity for an experienced and talented planner to lead Council's Statutory Planning team. The team is essentially responsible for the assessment of planning proposals within Council's established urban areas and green wedge areas.
This position involves managing a team of statutory planners and support staff to work closely with developers and other stakeholders in order to achieve quality planning outcomes. The role involves coaching and mentoring of staff, monitoring officer workloads, and checking and approving planning reports.
To be successful in this role you will have the following:
- A passion for statutory planning and facilitating quality built outcomes
- Excellent communication skills
- Excellent time and project management skills
- Proven ability to build and nurture working relationships with a wide range of people from across the development industry.
Culture and Values
Our vision for our community is to be: "a thriving community where everyone belongs" and that means there's a place here for you too. Our organisational values represent us as an established growth Council and the values are reflected in everything we do; our decision-making, our actions and our service provision to the community. Council has a diverse and vibrant organisation and we'd love to have you join us to help shape a city for the future.
We are Vibrant Melton. Our values are:
There are a number of great reasons why our people love working at Melton City Council:
- 19 Day Month
- Flexible Working Hours
- Extensive Career Development & Leadership Programs
- Family Room available including Breastfeeding Facilities (Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace accredited)
- Wellbeing initiatives
- Social Club Activities
- Subsidised Uniforms
To read more about our benefits visit https://meltoncity.recruitmenthub.com.au/Staff-Benefits/
How to apply
For further information about the position, please contact Bob Baggio, Manager Planning Services on 9747 7168,
Applications close 5.00pm Friday 14 August 2020
To be eligible for employment at Melton City Council you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident of Australia or be legally entitled to work in Australia.
At Melton City Council we care for our people, we're committed to the professional growth of our employees and support balance and flexibility. If you want to work with talented, passionate people and build a thriving and vibrant community, we encourage you to apply. We strongly encourage job applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.