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Senior Development Advisory Officer

Randwick City Council Administration Building, 30 Frances Street, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia Req #304
Tuesday, 18 June 2024

Closing date: 11:59pm AEST 19 July 2024

Status: Permanent Full-Time (35 hours per week), however flexible working arrangements will be considered 
Salary: $104,949 - 120,692 per annum, + 11.5% superannuation 



Randwick City Council is an innovative and progressive Council committed to serving our vibrant community on the eastern beaches of Sydney. Our Development Assessment team is seeking a Senior Development Advisory Officer.

In addition to rewarding work, we offer great employee benefits including competitive wages / salaries, day off per fortnight, additional leave entitlements, health and wellbeing days, professional development opportunities, fitness passport, option to novated lease private vehicle, stunning eastern beaches location and much more. 

What we value:

We have a high-performance culture fostered through our values of Integrity, Customer Focus, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence. Our culture encourages and supports equity, diversity, and inclusion for our employees and our community.

About the role:

The successful candidate will enjoy giving high quality strategic and statutory planning advice to customers including reviewing and advising on pre-development applications, assessing development related applications to ensure compliance with the relevant legislation and planning provisions and delivering excellent customer experience. The role also offers the opportunity to undertake assessment of Development Applications, section 4.55 modification applications and section 8.2 review applications, as well as appearing as an Expert Witness in the Land & Environment Court. View the position description for a full list of accountabilities.

About you:

  • Tertiary qualification/s, at degree level, in planning, architecture or urban design, or a related field (i.e. building surveying, construction management, etc).
  • Extensive experience in the assessment of complex planning matters,
  • Good knowledge of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and other relevant environmental and planning legislation
  • Strong communication skills and ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships
  • Awareness of and commitment to the principles of quality customer services and experience.
  • Current and valid Class C Australian Drivers Licence

If you are passionate about development assessment, have strong technical knowledge and skills and want to be part of our goal focused team, then we would love to hear from you!

Further information:

View the position description online or contact Angela Manahan, Executive Planner, on 02 9093 6794. or Miguel Rivera, Coordinator Fast Track, on 02 9093 6889.

Once you click 'Apply Now' you will be required to answer a series of screening questions. Please draft your responses on a Word document so you can copy and paste them into your application. For more information on how to apply, please read https://www.randwick.nsw.gov.au/about-us/jobs/applying-for-jobs

Randwick City Council is an equal opportunity employer, and we value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of all identities.

If you require support or have access requirements related to your application, contact Employee Experience on 9093 6850 or employee.experience@randwick.nsw.gov.au

Other details

  • Job function Professional and Administrative Position
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  • Randwick City Council Administration Building, 30 Frances Street, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia