Senior Statutory Planning Officer

  • Contract: ASAP - 12 Months (Highly likely to extend)
  • Rate: $635 Per day + Super
  • Location: Sydney CBD office with the option to WORK FROM HOME 2 days a week. 
  • Checks: 2x References, WWCC, Police Check


Primary purpose of the role:
Provide specialist statutory planning advice to assist the implementation of asset management initiatives to Schools that meet NSW planning legislation.

This role is part of the Universal Pre-K project: 

Key accountabilities

  • Provide high quality advice, reports, briefings and analysis on state and local government planning policies, regulations and legislation affecting the delivery of education and training and asset proposals to schools across NSW.
  • Prepare briefs and responses to correspondence and enquiries relating to the policy and procedures impacting on the physical assets owned and operated by the department, procuring and managing external specialist contractors as necessary.
  • Assess the impact of development applications by third parties on departmental assets and operations and provide advice to internal stakeholders and prepare submissions to local councils.
  • Assist Project Directors and Project Officers in managing the state and local government development approval processes including reviewing asset proposals for compliance with planning requirements, input into the development application, attending pre-DA meetings, mediation meetings and negotiate appropriate conditions of consent.
  • Provide advice on various aspects of statutory and strategic planning requirements to internal and external customers to assist in their understanding of the approval processes.
  • Assist in the provision of planning information services to internal stakeholders and participate on departmental and interagency committees and working parties.
  • Assist in improving the NSW Planning System process, meeting performance standards, embracing continuous improvement and achieving a high level of customer service and build productive and strong working relationships with external agencies and internal stakeholders, actively contributing and sharing technical knowledge and expertise.
  • Contribute to the overall master planning process for Infrastructure Planning projects as part of the planning team.

Essential requirements
• Relevant tertiary qualifications in urban and regional planning and/or relevant experience of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act and other relevant legislation as it effects land use and property development including licences, subdivision, rezoning and construction.

How to Apply:

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