STRATEGIC PLANNER (DEVELOPMENT CONTRIBUTIONS SPECIALIST)
WINGECARRIBEE SHIRE COUNCIL
WOLLONGONG, NSW, 2500
A better way to live.
A stone's throw from Sydney and Canberra, Wingecarribee Shire boasts the best of urban bustle and rural quiet. It offers that true sense of community, natural beauty, and enviable lifestyle only semirural living can offer. At Council we strive to make it an even better place to live. That's our vision. This is your chance to add to it.
Join our 'Fit for the Future' stand-alone council
35 hr/wk with 19 day 4 week cycle
Salary Range - $78,982pa to $91,619pa
About the role
The Planning Development and Regulatory Services branch is currently seeking an enthusiastic professional for the role of Strategic Planner (Development Contributions Specialist). This position is responsible for assisting the Coordinator Strategic Planning to effectively manage Council's duties in the assessment of development/planning proposals and the management of the development contributions portfolio.
In addition to relevant Tertiary qualifications you will have a minimum of three years experience in the preparation of development contributions plans, Voluntary Planning Agreements and also Works In Kind Agreements in a local government context.
The successful applicant will demonstrate an ability to build professional relationships within the development industry and the community, and a commitment to quality customer service to both internal and external customers. You will also have demonstrated experience in preparing planning related policy positions in consultation with the community, other levels of government which address the longer term development and community needs of the Local Government Area.
Located in the Southern Highlands, Wingecarribee Shire Council is within comfortable travelling distance of Sydney, Canberra, the South Coast and the Illawarra. With four distinctive and stunning seasons combined with glorious countryside rich in biodiversity and appeal, it is an enviable lifestyle location.