Planning Investigations Officer

Planning Investigations Officer

Job Title: Planning Investigations Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 3095437
Contact Name: Emma Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 29, 2020 15:47

Job Description

Public Sector People are currently working with an Eastern Council, who are seeking a Planning Investigations Officer on a short term contract.
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.
Requirements include:
  • A full valid Victorian Drivers licence.
  • Ability to gather evidence and conduct investigations to achieve planning compliance, including for prosecutions and enforcement orders where required
  • Ability to listen and to communicate effectively with all relevant stakeholders to handle stressful situation in relation to development disputes
Benefits include:
  • Pick up some work in a council which often extend their contractors.
  • Gain valuable experience in a Victorian metropolitan location.
  • No two days the same, this role promises a varied workload and opportunity be a part of a face-paced and dynamic team.
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.