Land Use and Statutory Planning Officer

Parks Victoria are looking for a Land Use and Statutory Planning Officer to work on a diverse range of statutory and land use planning matters and increase the capacity of the Melbourne Region planning team.
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Planning
Classification: PVO5
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/11848000
Closing Date: 12-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $93,366 - $100,275
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: POSITI~1.PDF (PDF, 198KB)
Job Specification

POSITI~1.DOC (Word, 89KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Zac Grimes
(03) 8427 2453

Position Details

  • Working with diverse teams and environments across the Melbourne metropolitan region
  • Exposure to a range of multi-agency projects from statutory to strategic issues facing the Parks Victoria estate
  • Working across multiple work centres

About the role

Under direction of the Regional Coordinator Land Use and Statutory Planning, the Land Use and Statutory Planning Officer is responsible for providing advice and support around statutory and land use planning requirements within a regional setting. The position provides expert advice and support within the region in relation to statutory and land use planning, estate management, public land administration and Native Title to ensure that planning decisions are compliant with legislation, policy and guidelines. You will be a direct point of contact for regional Parks Victoria staff and with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) and Councils for most land use and planning referral matters within the region. You will also ensure coordination of regional statutory planning referral responses, in accordance with delegated level of authority.

We're looking for someone with:

  • A tertiary qualification relating to Planning, Natural Resource Management or Environmental Science and/or equivalent experience in a similar field is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in provision of expert and technical advice and support, particularly demonstrating an understanding of land use and statutory planning matters.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of land use and statutory planning, procedural requirements and legislation.
  • Demonstrated experience in analytical problem solving.
  • A current employee Working with Children Check.
  • A current Victorian driver's licence is required.

 Your application will need to include:

  • A current Resume
  • A Cover Letter OR A cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) as outlined in the position description.

Application Closing date: Sunday, 12 February 2023

About Parks Victoria

Parks Victoria's vision is to be a world-class parks service, ensuring healthy parks for healthy people. It is a statutory authority with responsibility for managing an expanding and diverse estate covering more than 4 million hectares, or about 17 per cent, of Victoria.

Sound like you?

For a confidential discussion about the role, call Zac Grimes on (03) 8427 2453 or apply online.

Organisational Commitments

Parks Victoria is committed to child safety and has zero tolerance for child abuse and all forms of harm to children, in accordance with the Victorian Child Safe Standards. All prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencing employment.

Parks Victoria recognises diversity and inclusion is everyone's business. We value a culture where everyone can be themselves at work, regardless of background, orientation, age or gender, that brings out our best, values everyone's contribution and works within a flexible working environment, ultimately reflecting the community we serve.

Parks Victoria's policies require the successful applicant to be up-to-date based on Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) vaccination advice. The successful applicant for this role will be required to provide evidence of vaccination or exemption status as part of the recruitment process.

Only people with Australian Citizenship, Permanent Residency may apply for this position


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