Moreton Bay Regional Council is Australia's third largest local government, conveniently located between the Brisbane CBD and the Sunshine Coast.
The Moreton Bay Region is a diverse area, spanning more than 2000 square kilometres and boasting everything from rural townships to urban centres, coastal villages and thriving business precincts – We've Got It All.
Moreton Bay Regional Council employs more than 1700 staff dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 425,000 residents. With your skills, join council's team and help make a difference to one of South-East Queensland's fastest growing urban areas.
Your responsibilities will include assisting with the assessment of a range of development applications in accordance with statutory requirements and the provisions of Council’s corporate documents, planning scheme, policies and procedures. You will assist in site inspections to assess a range of development applications, undertake investigations and facilitate the provision of advice.
To be successful in this role you must possess a degree in urban design, landscape architecture or another relevant field and working knowledge of the Planning Act, SEQ Regional Plan, other relevant legislation, industry standards and best practices. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the capacity to liaise, consult, negotiate with and advise a range of stakeholders.
This role with Council offers excellent working conditions, generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) and a 9 day fortnight in addition to four weeks paid annual leave per year. Council’s office locations have local parking on-site and are in close proximity to public transport networks.
Please note that whilst the current work location for this position is specified above, staff may be required to transfer to any of council's work locations with notice. Council currently has administration offices located at Caboolture, Strathpine and Redcliffe as well as depots, libraries and a range of other facilities located throughout the region.
How to Apply
Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:
- A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
- A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role.
Click here for the Role Description
To obtain further details please contact council's Customer Service Team, telephone (07) 3205 0555.