planning officer in perth

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perth, western australia
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government & defence
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08 9320 1600
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Client Details

Randstad are experts in Public Sector recruitment having partnered with Local, State and Federal Government entities for over 20 years. We are currently recruiting for multiple Planning officer & Senior Planning Officer roles.

Our clients require full-time experienced Planning and Senior Planning Officers to commence as soon as possible on a temporary contracts.

The main objectives of the role are to:

  • Investigate and resolve any compliance issues
  • Conduct mediation and negotiate the best possible outcome
  • Provide high level technical advice and liaise as required with other officers, the general public and government and statutory authorities, developers etc on matters relating to the more complex Planning and Development matters
  • Undertake specific projects, research and prepare reports into specific matters of concern as required including input to forward planning for the Planning Section
  • Represent the client in dealings and meetings with the public, other local governments and at hearings before the State Administrative Tribunal as required
  • Process and report on subdivision and complex development applications [including Joint Development Assessment Panel (JDAP) applications] and respond to related enquiries
  • Review and prepare Planning policies and guidelines for consideration by the client and coordinate implementation, as appropriate

As an ideal applicant, you will have;

  • Previous relevant experience within the Planning field
  • Possession of formal qualifications in Urban and Regional Planning or equivalent, to meet eligibility requirements for corporate membership of the Planning Institute of Australia
  • Proven written communication and project management skills, including the ability to undertake research and write complex reports
  • Experience in a similar environment in Local Government or the public sector generally
  • Excellent negotiation skills

The successful candidate needs to be ready to hit the ground running and will be rewarded with an excellent rate of pay and an immediate start

If you are interested, apply now. For more information contact David Gibson at Randstad on 08 9320 1600.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Planning Officer/Senior Planning Officer/Local Government/


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