It was great to see some positive news shared last week Local Government NSW as they secured a great result for the NSW councils and communities.
The NSW Government announced a $395 million stimulus package which comes in light of the sectors efforts to combat the impacts of recent crisis' such as the bushires, droughts, limited water supplies and now the Covid-19 pandemic.
The $395 million local government economic stimulus package includes:
About the role: Public Sector People are currently seeking an experienced Building Surveyor to join our local council client in Sydney. The successful candidate will be accredited at A3 under the NSW BPB Accreditation Scheme and will have experience in dealing with Constructions Certificate applications and assessing the applications. Key Responsibilities: Assessing and determining Construction Certificates, Occupation Certificates, Complying Development Certificates and Building Certificates for all classes of buildings in accordance with relevant Acts and Regulations Carrying out critical stage inspections for all classes of buildings Assessing and determining applications in accordance with the Swimming Pools Act 1992 and Regulation Providing efficient, proactive and informative responses to all customers as per legislative requirements, reflecting Council’s Corporate Values Issuing Notice of Intention/Orders and carrying out enforcement action as necessary Contributing to the team environment including reviewing processes and procedures to ensure a high level of customer service is maintained Investigating and resolving complaints and requests from the community, consultants and other stakeholders regarding a range of building issues Key Skills Required: Demonstrated extensive experience in inspections to ensure compliance with relevant standards and codes Experience in dealing with the community and the professional industry to achieve the best possible outcome Experience and ability to interpret relevant legislation and policies Experience in mentoring team members If you meet the above criteria and are looking for your next contract opportunity please apply via the appropriate link with a CV attached. For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity please contact Paul Cullen on 0403 242 600
About the role: Public Sector People are seeking an experienced Engineering Referrals Improvements Officer to join our local council client based in Western Sydney. The successful candidate will be responsible to improve customer service to the development industry by ensuring that internal referrals are assessed within required time-frames, and processes improvements are implemented. Key Responsibilities: Monitor and manage referrals in and out of the respective teams with the view to meeting corporate KPI’s as well as ensuring quality advice is being given Assist with streamlining and improving current referral processes to see that KPIs are and can be successfully achieved Identify referral assessment process improvements and assist in the implementation Working across all aspects of civil engineering including road design, stormwater drainage design, and water sensitive urban design, including onsite detention (OSD) and bioretention system Assessing engineering referrals in relation to civil engineering components of Development Applications and various certificates Key Skills Required: Experience in assessing engineering referrals in relation to civil engineering components of Development Applications and various certificates Experience in assessing engineering referrals in relation to civil engineering, preferably in a local government context Understand all aspects of civil engineering including, stormwater, drainage design, water sensitive urban design including on-site detention Experience with using stormwater modelling software such as MUSI, Drains, Hec-Ras, Rafts and Tuwflow. Experience in local government (desirable) If you meet the above criteria and are looking for your next contract opportunity please apply via the appropriate link with a CV attached. For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity please contact Paul Cullen on 0403 242 600
About the role: Our client is a recently amalgamated Council, and is one of the fastest growing local government areas in metropolitan Sydney. The purpose of this role is to undertake Development Application assessments relating to engineering matters and to ensure that a high level of customer service to internal and external clients is maintained at all times. Key Responsibilities: Control and regulate building and land use development in accordance with the Council requirements and relevant planning legislation in relation to engineering issues. Ensure the orderly development of the city whilst protecting and enhancing the natural and built environments in relation to engineering issues. Complete Development Assessment, compliance and processing of subdivision and development applications, construction certificates and associated engineering plans in accordance with Council’s standards and policies. Provide engineering input into Council’s development control responsibilities associated with urban redevelopment, commercial/industrial developments and new subdivisions. Complete On-Site Stormwater Detention Audits. Undertake survey, design and compliance of residential vehicular crossings and vehicular crossings, kerb/ gutter /footpath reconstruction/construction associated with development sites in accordance with appropriate road design principles, Council’s Standards and Specifications. Undertake survey using engineering survey equipment including Total Station and computer applications. To assist with other work within the Technical Services Section of Council’s Engineering Services Department when priorities and workload changes warrant. Key Skills Required: Degree in Engineering from an Australian University or equivalent verified by Engineers Australia. Assessment, compliance (including inspections) and processing of subdivision and development applications, construction certificates and associated engineering plans, with respect to engineering issues and in accordance with Council’s standards, and policies. If you meet the above criteria and are looking for your next contract opportunity please apply via the appropriate link with a CV attached. For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity please contact Paul Cullen on 0403 242 600
About the role: The position is responsible for implementing departmental responsibilities in the area of development assessment and planning. The role of the successful candidate is to contribute to the overall effective operation of the Development Assessment Division by implementing Council’s policies in relation to the protection, preservation and enhancement of the natural and built environment. Key Responsibilities: Provide quality advice to Council’s Area Planning Managers, Manager Planning Assessment, and Director City Planning and Regulatory Services on development related matters to make informed decisions. Produce high quality written reports to relevant committees including the Central Sydney Planning Committee (CSPC) and Council’s Local Planning Panel (LPP) to ensure issues are readily understood by stakeholders and compliance. Undertake the project management of development related applications from lodgement to determination and manage DA matters arising during construction, including co-ordination of input from other Units and Government authorities. Coordinate internal and external development referrals and provide considered responses that illustrate that all matters have been considered and / or satisfied. Deliver high quality customer service to applicants, residents and other stakeholders in the City through the provision of expert advice on relevant processes, polices and regulations. Prepare evidence and appear as an expert witness on behalf of Council in the Land and Environment Court and Local Court in accordance with legislative requirements and regulations Key Skills: Tertiary qualifications, at degree level in Urban Planning, Architecture, Urban Design or related discipline. Experience in the assessment and resolution of planning, heritage and urban design issues associated with development applications, preferably in local government. Suitable for both private and public sector experienced planners If you meet the above criteria and are looking for your next contract opportunity please apply via the appropriate link with a CV attached. For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity please contact Paul Cullen on 0403 242 600