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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 $91,110 to $103,269 per annum.  For more information, please contact Tasha Tyler-Moore, Manager Development Services on 03 6211 8200.

How to Apply:  The Information Package for this role is available below.  To ensure your application is considered, you must provide a current resume and a statement addressing the selection criteria.   Applications can be submitted online by clicking “Apply Now” below.  Applications close at 4pm on Monday 6 June 2022.

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.

Desirable

  1. Eligibility for corporate membership of the Planning Institute of Australia.

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Turf Maintenance Worker (000560)

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 have 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, brush cutters and chemical spray equipment.

The base salary offered in within the range of $56,449 to $57,926 per annum.  The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work under a flexible work arrangement which provides for an additional 15% salary loading on all hours worked.   For more information, please contact Brad Marsh, Team Leader on 0438 049 863.

How to Apply:  The Information Package for this role is available below.  To ensure your application is considered, you must provide a current resume and a statement addressing the selection criteria.   Applications can be submitted online by clicking “Apply Now” below.  Applications close at 4pm on Monday 6 June 2022.

Mandatory Requirements

To be considered for this role, you must address the following selection criteria in your application.

Essential
1. Previous experience in the horticulture or turf industry.
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. A current unrestricted driver’s licence endorsed medium rigid.
3. ChemCert accreditation relevant to the role

Desirable
1. Certificate II or non-trades Certificate III in Turf Management.
2. Basic First Aid accreditation or the ability to acquire this accreditation.
3. Basic computer skills

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Community Services – Youth Officer (000040)

Position Type

Part-Time

Application Close Date

About This Position

Council has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, well-organised and experienced Youth Officer to join our Community Services team.

You will be responsible for developing and implementing programs that address the recreational, social and psychological needs of young people in the community aged 12 to 20 years.   Ideally tertiary qualified, you will be able to demonstrate experience in delivering youth initiatives and events, including school holiday and life skills programs. You will also have previous experience in consulting with young people and the ability to facilitate positive and appropriate responses to identified needs.

The role is offered on an ongoing part-time basis, 24 hours per week, with a salary in the range of $65,116 to $70,940 (full-time equivalent).  For more information, please contact Carol Swards, Coordinator Community Services and Hub on 03 6211 8200.

How to Apply:  The Information Package for this role is available below.  To ensure your application is considered, you must provide a current resume and a statement addressing the selection criteria.   Applications can be submitted online through the Employment Portal by clicking “Apply Now” below.  Applications close at 4pm on Monday 6 June 2022.

Mandatory Requirements

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

Essential
1. Professional qualifications and experience relevant to working with young people.
2. Knowledge and understanding of youth issues and good practice principles.
3. Experience in consulting with young people and the ability to develop and facilitate appropriate
responses to identified needs.
4. Knowledge of legislation (including mandatory reporting requirements) and referral agencies
relevant to young people.
5. Understanding of community development, social inclusion and participation principles and
processes.
6. Well-developed communication/interpersonal skills including negotiation, facilitation and conflict
resolution, and a proven ability to communicate with young people.
7. Ability and commitment to work as an effective team member.
8. Demonstrated organisational skills including goal setting, planning, time management and
prioritisation of tasks.

Licences
1. Unrestricted motor vehicle driver’s licence.
2. First Aid certificate, or willingness to obtain this certification.
3. Working with Vulnerable People (child elated activity) accreditation. Note that a national police
check is also required for this position.

Desirable
1. Demonstrated experience in developing effective partnerships to achieve outcomes of significant
community benefit.
2. Knowledge of the needs and issues of young people throughout the Kingborough municipal area

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