Permanent - Full TimeLocation:
Toowoomba CBDApplications Close:
23/01/2017 5:00 PM
The Toowoomba region is about rich traditions and bold ambitions. Our long and proud agricultural history has evolved Toowoomba into Australia’s second largest inland city supporting diverse townships in the council area and acting as a service centre for South West Qld and North West NSW. The region is boldly forging new opportunities around the Surat Basin resource sector, education, health, transport and massive infrastructure investments. Growth hasn’t come at the expense of liveability though, with Toowoomba twice voted in the top 5 most family friendly cities in Australia.
Toowoomba Regional Council services a regional population of 163,000 and employs a team of approximately 1,800 staff, dedicated and passionate about delivering excellent customer service to the community, residents and visitors throughout the region. We recognise that our success depends upon attracting and retaining skilled and talented staff and offer a wide variety of interesting challenges and opportunities to develop your career.
AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY HAS BECOME AVAILABLE FOR A MOTIVATED INDIVIDUAL IN THE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES BRANCH
About the role
- The Development Compliance Officer works under general direction in the application of skills and knowledge applicable to the Section and undertakes compliance and enforcement activities and regulatory functions relevant to development legislation and planning instruments. This position reports to the Senior Building Surveyor - Compliance.
The Salary Range for this position is Level 4 - $66,118.36 - $70,717.02 gross per annum under the Queensland Local Government Officers' Award - 1998 plus 17.5% annual leave loading and up to 12.4% superannuation.
How to be successful in this position - Success Criteria
- Certificate IV in Government Statutory Compliance is highly desirable and a combination of relevant industry experience; or the ability to obtain this qualification within 12 months of commencement.
- Posession of a WH&S Competency Card for CPCCOHS1001A - Work Safely in the Construction Industry of 30215QLD - Course in General Safety Induction (Construction Industry), or a willingness to obtain this card before commencement.
- Posession of a "C" Class Driver's Licence.
- Knowledge of the regulatory functions of government and development legislation with the ability to conduct inspections and investigations; gather and present evidence; and provide specialist advice on the relevant legislation, procedures, policies and activities. Particular knowledge of development (planning and building) compliance, the Sustainable Planning Act 2009, Building Act 1975 and the demonstrated ability to understand and interpret other legislation as required is desirable.
- Proven ability to work within a team, and experience in managing multiple tasks with the ability to plan, organise and prioritise work and resources to reach successful solutions.
- Demonstrated skills in the operation of computer applications including advanced word processing, databases, and the ability to adapt to other computer applications.
- Well developed interpersonal communication skills with particular emphasis in the areas of consultation with stakeholders, negotiation, conflict management and the ability to use these skills when dealing with matters of a sensitive and/or confidential nature; and the ability to generate written reports and general correspondence.
- Understanding of the commitment to Council's Organisational Value and Behaviour of Accountability and Transparency.
How to Apply
To apply, please submit two documents:
- A document addressing the “Success Criteria” in the Position Description in two pages or less; and
- Your current resume.
Visit www.tr.qld.gov.au/jobs for information on how to apply for jobs at Toowoomba Regional Council.
For further information
Please contact Ross Ford on 07 4688 6749.
The advertising for the position will close at 5:00pm Monday, 23 January 2017
- Position Description - Development Compliance Officer.pdf
- TRC Values and Behaviours.pdf