Planning Investigations Officer

Planning Investigations Officer

Job Title: Planning Investigations Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Regional VIC
Reference: 2886888
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Job Published: March 05, 2019 12:03

Job Description

PSP are currently working with a peri-urban council, who are seeking a Planning Investigations Officer to support an increase workload until June 2019.
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:
  • Must have a good understanding of the Planning and Environment Act.
  • 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 in a Growth Area council, on an ongoing contract basis.
  • 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.
For a confidential discussion regarding this position and other opportunities within Metropolitan and Regional Victoria, please Emma Murphy at Design & Build on (03) 8535 3111.  
Alternatively, please e-mail your current resume in Word format using the link below.