Project Officer - Planning

Project Officer - Planning

Job Title: Project Officer - Planning
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 3007662
Contact Name: Emma Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 02, 2019 17:16

Job Description

Public Sector People are currently working with a North Eastern council on a DCP Officer role.

This is a niche role within council which is cross functional, this would suit an Urban planner or Project Officer with an interest in data and economics. This is a 12-18 month contract role and initially will be three days a week, with the potential of taking on more days.

Core duties:
  • Develop and maintain Council’s operating policies and procedures across Council for Development Contributions Plans and assist in facilitating any amendments in accordance with industry direction and legislation.
  • Maintain knowledge of current legislation, policy and procedures that impact upon all aspects of contributions planning and/or implementation.
  • Implement, maintain and report on the database and systems used to manage the Development Contributions Plan. This includes the production of reports to update Council and other parties relating to Development contributions and for audit requirements.
  • Develop a data model which measures actual development by suburb against projections, which underpin the charge rates included in the Development Contributions Plan overlay.

Requirements include:
  • Tertiary qualification in Town Planning, Urban Studies, Environmental Planning, or related discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience in a project based role in a public sector context.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage projects of varying size and complexity.
Benefits include:
  • 12 – 18 month contract
  • Three days a week, flexible on days worked
  • Band 6 hourly rate
For a confidential discussion regarding this position and other opportunities within Metropolitan and Regional Victoria, please contact Emma Murphy at PSP on (03) 8535 3111.  
Alternatively, please e-mail your current resume in Word format using the link below.