Job Details - Program Leader - Public Space Permits

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496907 Community & Environment Permanent Full Time Community Services & Development
Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 7 Caboolture $98,172 pa9 day fortnight up to 12% superannuation leave loading72.5 hour fortnight4 weeks annual leave

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.  

The role

Your responsibilities will include managing the activities of the Public Space Permit team, including the application, compliance, enforcement and approval processes for events and use of public space in accordance with Council’s policy, local laws, Land Act and other relevant legislation. You will manage the planning, development and implementation of projects specific to the community and commercial use of public space along with providing high level, professional strategic advice to the Managers and the Director. Including effectively managing relationships with external agencies such as DTMR and QPS as well as constructively dealing with any customer service/complaints referred for action. 


To be successful in this role you must possess a Bachelor degree or formal relevant qualifications and extensive relevant experience working with legislation that includes State Legislation, Local Laws and Land Act. As well as experience in leading and empowering others, developing and coaching team members and fostering a workplace culture consistent with Council’s corporate values. You will also have a high level of interpersonal and communication skills with particular emphasis in the areas of advocacy, liaison, consultation, building effective relationships and teams, negotiation, conflict resolution and assertiveness with the ability to meet changing organisational needs within a diverse and political environment.  


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.

Work Location

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.

Role Description

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Further Information

To obtain further details please contact council's Careers team at 

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