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Building Investigation and Compliance Officer (000033)

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

About This Position

Applications are invited for the position of Building Investigation and Compliance Officer with Council’s Development Services Department. The successful applicant will be responsible for providing technical advice, conducting investigations involving unauthorised building works, undertaking site inspections as well as administrative tasks associated with building compliance.

The role requires previous experience in a regulatory building environment, together with knowledge of the Building Act 2016 (Tas), the National Construction Code and relevant building standards.  The capacity to hold a licence as a Building Services Provider to perform the statutory functions of a Permit Authority is essential.

The role is full time with a salary in the range of $79,963 to $88,350 per annum, plus 12.5% employer superannuation contribution.  For more information, please contact Andy D’Crus, Coordinator Building and Plumbing 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 on Council’s website.   Applications close at 4pm on Monday 29 August 2022.

Mandatory Requirements

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

Essential

1. Relevant experience in a regulatory building environment with demonstrated ability to understand the Building Act 2016 (Tas) and National Construction Code.
2. Sound knowledge of the Building Act 2016 (Tas), associated regulations, Codes, Australian Standards and contemporary building issues and techniques.
3. Ability to formulate sound and decisive technical recommendations and a good understanding of the development assessment process.
4. Well-developed written and verbal communication skills along with sound computer skills using Microsoft applications and relevant local government software.
5. Competent organisational skills and demonstrated capacity to manage competing demands and meet tight deadlines.
6. The ability to work effectively as part of a small professional team.

Licences and Qualifications
7. The ability to be granted and to maintain a licence issued by the Consumer Building and Occupational Services as a Building Services Provider to perform the statutory functions of a
Permit Authority under the Building Act 2016 (Tas).
8. Certificate Level IV or Diploma in Building, Building Surveying, Building Design or Plumbing.
9. Certificate Level IV in Statutory Investigations (or ability to acquire).
10. White Card (Working Safely in the Construction Industry).
11. Current driver’s licence.

Desirable
12. Knowledge of local government operations in a Permit Authority or Building Surveying environment.

 

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Casual Community Services Assistant (000717)

Position Type

Casual

Application Close Date

About This Position

The Kingborough Community Hub is a striking building in the heart of Kingston that hosts a variety of community and cultural activities, events, and exhibitions.  The Community Services Assistant position provides support to Council’s Community Services team and external hirers of the Hub in helping to set up for events.

The role would suit a person who enjoys interacting with people and who has experience in a customer service role. You will also require proficient computer skills, and previous experience with audio visual equipment would be highly regarded. The role would suit someone who may be studying or have commitments that require flexibility, and who is available to work evenings and weekends.

The position is offered on a casual basis, with a salary of $36.60 per hour, inclusive of a casual loading.  Penalty rates for after hours and weekend work will also apply.  For more information, please contact Carol Swards, Coordinator Community Services and Hub, on 03 6211 8200.

How to apply: A copy of the position description for this vacancy and information detailing requirements for applications are available below. All applications must include a document addressing the selection criteria and a current resume.

Applications close at 4pm on Monday 29 August 2022 and can be submitted by clicking ‘Apply Now’ below.

Mandatory Requirements

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

Essential
1. Demonstrated experience in providing high level customer service to a diverse range of customers.
2. The ability to use initiative in resolving problems and the capacity to resolve issues as appropriate.
3. Demonstrated ability to work co-operatively as part of a team, but when necessary, also work independently as required.
4. Competent IT and keyboard skills using Microsoft Office products.
5. Well-developed time management skills and ability to organise and prioritise a range of tasks.
6. A satisfactory National Police check and Working with Vulnerable People check.

Desirable
7. Experience in undertaking event support and skills in using audio visual equipment.

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Director Environment, Development and Community (000003)

Position Type

Fixed Term

Application Close Date

About This Position

Council is seeking an experienced leader to join the Executive team as the Director Environment, Development and Community.

Reporting to the General Manager, you will be responsible for the strategic direction and management of key Council functions including environmental services, statutory and strategic planning, community services, community resilience, communications and community engagement.  You will be a results driven, strong people leader with a proven commitment to business improvement and effective service delivery.

Ideally you will have significant experience in a senior local government position and the capability to operate in a complex political environment.

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated, including the private use of a motor vehicle.  The role is being offered on a full-time contract basis for a term of five years.

How to Apply:  For further information on this position, please contact Council’s General Manager, Gary Arnold, on (03) 6211 8274.   A copy of the information package for this role is available below.  All applications must include a document addressing the selection criteria and a current resume.

Applications can be submitted online by clicking ‘Apply Now’ below.

Applications close at 4.00pm on Monday 22 August 2022.

Mandatory Requirements

About You

You will be an experienced leader ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role.  We are looking to engage a professional who has all the skills and attributes necessary to deliver for our community.

You will be a high achiever with:

  1. Tertiary qualifications in a field relevant to the key functions of the Directorate.
  2. Significant experience in a senior management position relevant to this role.
  3. Proven capacity to analyse, articulate and contribute to strategic and policy development and the implementation of effective business improvement and change management initiatives.
  4. Strong leadership capabilities with ability to effectively lead, motivate and coach a team towards achieving operational and strategic objectives.
  5. Demonstrated service delivery and community engagement experience and high-level communication skills including advocacy, negotiation, and conflict resolution.
  6. High level critical thinking and problem-solving ability with the capacity to solve complex and diverse issues in a timely and professional manner.
  7. Proven ability to operate in a complex political environment.
  8. Competent computer skills in the use of Microsoft application packages.

Desirable Criteria:

  1. Previous experience working in a local government environment at a senior level.

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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 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 position description for this vacancy and information detailing requirements for applications are available below. All applications must include a document addressing the selection criteria and a current resume.

Applications close at 4pm on Monday 22 August 2022 and can be submitted 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.

Desirable

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

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