Position Details
Reference Number 13968
Position Title Planner
Job Type/Status Permanent Full Time
Salary Range $69,649 - $80,461
Group/Unit Infrastructure and Planning/Statutory Planning
Classification Band 5
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  • Work on diverse planning applications
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  • Salary Range: $69,649 - $80,461 per annum


About the business & role

The Mornington Peninsula Shires Planning Services team is looking to appoint an enthusiastic Planner.

The position is responsible for providing and facilitating a high quality service in relation to the Planning and Environment Act and Mornington Peninsula Planning Scheme.


Job Tasks & Responsibilities

You will be responsible for assessing planning permit applications, responding to customer enquires both by phone and in person, and processing other planning related applications. 

An understanding of planning scheme amendments and an understanding of Councils legislative requirements is desirable to the role.


Skills & Experience

You will have excellent written, verbal and presentation skills with the ability to be customer focused while managing a significant workload in a fast paced environment.

You will have the ability to work in a digitised and electronic processing environment.

  • Experience in processing planning scheme amendments and exposure to strategic planning projects would be advantageous.
  • An undergraduate degree in Town Planning or a related discipline (eg: Environmental Science, Urban Design, Land Surveying, Architecture, etc) and knowledge of the Planning and Environment Act 1987, the Subdivision Act 1988, and other relevant Acts and Regulations as well as a current driver’s licence is essential to the position.
  • A current Working with Children Check (WWCC) and a Australian Crimial History Check is required prior to commencing employment with the Shire.


Contact Details

For a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity, please contact Lucas Gardiner, Team Leader - Planning Services on 5950 1993.


Please submit your application, including a cover letter and resume, by 12 noon, Friday 16 November 2018.


Please note: you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident to apply for this position.

Agency applications will not be accepted for this position.
Contact Person Lucas Gardiner
Contact Number 59501993
Closing Date 16/11/2018

Position will close 12.00 noon
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