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Senior Planner (000406)

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

About This Position

Council has an opportunity for an experienced Senior Planner to join its Development Services team.  The successful applicant will be dealing with a diverse range of complex and challenging planning applications which require a detailed knowledge and understanding of planning principles and Tasmanian Planning legislation. The ability to communicate effectively, work as part of a team and mentor other less experienced planners is also essential.

You will require a tertiary qualification in a relevant field and demonstrated experience in delivering effective results in a statutory planning environment.

The role is full time with a salary in the range of $88,628 to $100,456 per annum plus 12.5% employer superannuation contribution.  For more information, please contact Tasha Tyler-Moore, Manager Development Services on 03 6211 8200.

How to apply: A copy of the Information Package is available below.

All applications must include a document addressing the selection criteria and a current resume.

Applications close at 4pm on Friday 24 September 2021 and can be submitted online by clicking Apply Now below.

Mandatory Requirements

Please provide a written statement which addresses the selection criteria in your application.

Essential

  1. A tertiary qualification in Town Planning or a related discipline and demonstrated experience in undertaking complex and specialist statutory planning in Local Government and/or State Government or equivalent experience in the private sector.
  2. High level knowledge of planning principles, practice, and relevant planning legislation.
  3. Well-developed analytical, interpretative, and problem-solving skills and demonstrated ability to analyse complex planning issues.
  4. Competent negotiation and interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise and negotiate with business and community members and Council clients/applicants.
  5. Demonstrated ability to prepare clear and concise reports and correspondence on complex planning matters.
  6. The ability to represent Council at planning appeals hearings.
  7. Ability to effectively plan, organise and manage own time to achieve targets within set timeframes.
  8. The ability to coach and mentor other less experienced planning staff.
  9. Competent computer skills using MS Office software including Geographic Information Systems.

Licences

  1. Current unrestricted motor vehicle driver’s licence.
  2. White Card – Working Safely in the Construction Industry, or the ability to acquire this accreditation.

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Turf Maintenance Worker (000408)

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

About This Position

Council has a vacancy for a Turf Maintenance Worker to join the Turf Unit based at the Twin Ovals, Kingston.  We are seeking someone passionate about a career in turf management and who has previous experience in maintaining sporting fields and ovals.

Ideally, you will hold a vocational qualification in turf maintenance, a medium rigid licence and ChemCert accreditation. The role also requires experience with automated irrigation systems and the operation of a range of plant and machinery, such as tractors, ride-on mowers, chainsaws, brushcutters and chemical spray equipment.

The base salary offered in within the range of $54,911 to $56,349 per annum.  The successful applicant may have the opportunity to work under a flexible work arrangement which provides for an additional 15% loading on all hours worked.   Further details are available from Brad Marsh, Team Leader on 0438 049 863

How to apply: A copy of the Information Package is available below.

All applications must include a document addressing the selection criteria and a current resume.

Applications close at 4pm on Friday 17 September 2021 and can be submitted online by clicking Apply Now below.

Mandatory Requirements

Please provide a written statement which addresses the selection criteria in your application.

Essential

  1. Previous experience in the horticulture or turf industry and/or a Certificate II or non-trades Certificate III in Turf Management.
  2. The ability to competently operate in a safe manner a range of plant and machinery relevant to role, including tractors and attachments, mowers (including ride-on mowers), brush-cutters, chainsaws and chemical spray equipment.
  3. Demonstrated experience in working with automated irrigation systems.
  4. Demonstrated ability to adhere to safety procedures in a high-risk work environment.
  5. The ability to communicate effectively with other employees, contractors and members of the public.
  6. The ability to work effectively in the team and independently and solve day-to-day maintenance problems.
  7. Basic estimating skills and the ability to work to plans.

Licences (Including Plant, Machinery and Equipment licences)

  1. White Card – General Induction for Construction
  2. Chain Saw licence (Trim and Cross-Cut)
  3. A current unrestricted driver’s licence, endorsed medium rigid.
  4. ChemCert accreditation relevant to the role

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Environmental Planner (000403)

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

About This Position

Council has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Environmental Planner to join its Development Services team. Kingborough is experiencing rapid growth in development in our urban, rural, and coastal environments. This position is involved in the assessment of applications for development while balancing the competing needs for new or extended development and the natural environment.  The role is also responsible for undertaking other statutory planning duties.

Ideally you will have a tertiary qualification in a relevant field such as environmental planning, natural resource management or statutory planning.  Recent graduates in environmental science disciplines are encouraged to apply. The position requires the ability to interpret legislation and statutory planning controls, as well as strong organisational skills and communication skills.

The role is full time with a salary in the range of $77,785 to $85,944 per annum, depending on skills and experience. A part-time work roster of 4 days per week will also be considered.  For more information, please contact Tasha Tyler-Moore, Manager Development Services on 03 6211 8200.

How to apply: A copy of the Information Package is available below.

All applications must include a document addressing the selection criteria and a current resume.

Applications close at 4pm on Friday 17 September 2021 and can be submitted online by clicking Apply Now below.

Mandatory Requirements

Please provide a written statement which addresses the selection criteria in your application.

Essential

  1. A tertiary qualification in environmental planning, natural resource management, planning and/or another relevant qualification that will enable full membership of the Planning Institute of Australia.
  2. Demonstrated technical skills in environmental planning and natural resource management.
  3. Well-developed analytical, interpretative, and problem-solving skills and demonstrated ability to analyse statutory planning issues with professional support.
  4. The capacity to interpret and apply the requirements of the planning scheme, legislation, by-laws, and relevant planning policy frameworks associated with the statutory planning process.
  5. Sound knowledge of Tasmanian native vegetation communities, plant species and key habitats for threatened and iconic fauna species.
  6. Competent negotiation and interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise and negotiate with applicants and specialist consultants.
  7. Competent computer skills using MS Office software including Geographic Information Systems relevant to the role.
  8. Demonstrated ability to prepare clear and concise reports and correspondence on all matters relevant to the position.
  9. Ability to effectively plan, organise and manage own time to achieve targets within set timeframes.

Licences

  1. Current unrestricted motor vehicle driver’s licence.
  2. White Card – Working Safely in the Construction Industry, or the ability to obtain this licence.

Position Information Package Apply Now