Planning Officer

Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full-time
Lodgement address: PO Box 27, MILLICENT SA 5280
Application close date: 23 Mar 2020 9-00 am

Job Contact

Ms Claire O'Loughlin
Manager Human Resources and Risk
Wattle Range Council


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Planning Officer to join our team. The position will support the Manager Development, Health & Compliance in the maintenance of high standards of legislative compliance and excellence in the Development Services Department. Graduates would be considered with salary and training opportunities to be negotiated.

The Planning Officer will ensure that the planning assessment, approval and control function within the Wattle Range Council is carried out in accordance with Council’s Development Plan and relevant legislation, codes and standards and including a transition to the Planning, Development and Infrastructure (PDI) Act 2016.

The successful applicant must hold or have completed 50% of a relevant tertiary planning qualification with growth opportunities available for a career-minded applicant.

The position is offered on a full-time permanent basis, classified at Level 3 (currently $66,330 to $71,141) to Level 4 (currently $72,744 to $77,552) based on qualification and experience, of the SA Municipal Officers Award and Wattle Range Council’s ASU Enterprise Bargaining Agreement. The position is also entitled to a rostered day off each month.

Applications should include three parts:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume including referees
  • A separate document showing how you meet each of the essential and desirable qualifications and experience in the position description

Applications should be marked ‘confidential’ and addressed to the Human Resource and Risk Manager, PO Box 27, Millicent SA 5280 or emailed to council@wattlerange.sa.gov.au by 9 am on Monday, 23 March 2020