Approvals officer

Approvals officer

Job Title: Approvals officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: LSC0902
Contact Name: Lucia Schefermann
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 14, 2020 04:45

Job Description

Benefits include:
• Negotiable rate depending on experience
• Start ASAP!
• Flexible hours offer work-life balance

I am working in partnership with a Local Council located South of Brisbane. We are looking for experienced Approvals Officer for a contract role. 

Duties will include but not limited to:
  • Develop trust based relationships with your stakeholders and represent Council to in a professional manner at meetings or industry events
  • Provide specialist input, advice and recommendations on infrastructure delivery to ensure the consideration of environmental and sustainability factors in the delivery of optimal roads and drainage infrastructure.
  • Expert level of understanding of land, easement and acquisitions management.  
  • Ensure that all projects have the correct approvals in place prior to project commencement and ensure compliance during delivery;
  • Arrange compliance reviews and audits of projects to ensure that the delivery team meet Council requirements
Requirements include:
  • Appropriate degree qualification, with relevant experience in environmental approvals and statutory land use planning in the context of Local Government or broader Public Sector
  • Proven experience and knowledge in broad spectrum transport project approvals needs such as EPBC, works in waterways, land acquisition, native title, aboriginal cultural heritage and land access
  • Strong communication skills with understanding of stakeholder management
  • Understanding of Local Government policies and procedures

Contact me for a confidential chat about this or other opportunities in Local Government.
Lucia Schefermann
Public Sector People
(03) 8535 3111

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