Planning Compliance Officer

Planning Compliance Officer

Job Title: Planning Compliance Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 3154311
Contact Name: Emma Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 05, 2020 12:16

Job Description

PSP are currently working with a council, who are seeking a Planning Compliance Officer for a six month contract with a view to permanency.
Our client is looking for previous planning enforcement experience within Local Government.  However, individuals who have held positions in local laws or have at least 12 months in a statutory planning position are encouraged to apply.
An average day will include investigation of planning complaints, conducting on-site inspections to ensure compliance with permit conditions and gathering information / evidence for enforcement purposes. Band 6 and Band 5 officers encouraged to apply.
Requirements include:
  • A full valid Victorian Drivers licence.
  • Ability to listen and to communicate effectively with all relevant stakeholders to handle stressful situation in relation to development disputes.
  • Ability to gather evidence and conduct investigations to achieve planning compliance, including for prosecutions and enforcement orders where required
Benefits include:
  • Secure work with role likely to go permanent.
  • Gain valuable experience in a busy council.
  • No two days the same, this role promises a varied workload and opportunity be a part of a face-paced and dynamic team.
  • Attractive hourly rate, which will vary depending on level of experience.
For a confidential discussion regarding this position and other opportunities within Metropolitan and Regional Victoria, please Emma Murphy at Public Sector People on (03) 8535 3111.  
Alternatively, please e-mail your current resume in Word format using the link below.