Urban Planner - DA Assessment

Job Title: Urban Planner - DA Assessment
Contract Type: Contract
Location: New South Wales
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-12-23
Reference: JO-1912-536810
Contact Name: Anna Au
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 23, 2019 09:57

Job Description

Urban Planner (DA Assessments)
6 Months Contract (possible extensions)

Primary Purpose:

The Planner is responsible for the efficient and effective assessment of development related applications to ensure planning and development proposals meet statutory requirements.

Key Criteria:
  • Provide quality advice to Council's Area Planning Managers, Manager Planning Assessment, and Director City Planning and Regulatory Services on development related matters to make informed decisions.
  • Produce high quality written reports to relevant committees to ensure issues are readily understood by stakeholders and compliance
  • Undertake the project management of development related applications from lodgement to determination and manage DA matters arising during construction, including co-ordination of input from other Units and Government authorities.
  • Coordinate internal and external development referrals and provide considered responses that illustrate that all matters have been considered and / or satisfied.
  • Deliver high quality customer service to applicants, residents and other stakeholders in the City through the provision of expert advice on relevant processes, polices and regulations.
  • Prepare evidence and appear as an expert witness on behalf of Council in the Land and Environment Court and Local Court in accordance with legislative requirements and regulations
  • Tertiary qualifications, at degree level in Urban Planning, Architecture, Urban Design or related discipline.
  • Experience in the assessment and resolution of planning, heritage and urban design issues associated with development applications, preferably in local government.

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