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496983 Planning Permanent Full Time Various
Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A)- Level 2 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement Caboolture $62,853 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. We encourage you to apply to 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 providing specialist administrative support to all aspects of the Planning - Development assessment department’s business including the processing of development applications, processing of enquiries and correspondence and service delivery to the department’s customers. You will have: 

  • a customer service focused attitude 
  • the ability to work in a team and also autonomously delivering to set time frames 
  • excellent data entry
  • ability to maintaining records and create reports

Local government experience and exposure to the use of Tech One highly valued but not essential


To be successful in this role you must possess a Certificate III in Business Administration or a related field. You will have excellent time management skills to achieve proficiency and effectiveness in managing conflicting priorities and meeting deadlines. You will have skills in, or ability to develop skills in, council’s corporate computer systems in relation to position requirements, i.e. Pathways, Records Management, Geographical Information System, etc.


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

Download File Click here for Role Description

Further Information

To obtain further details please contact our Onboarding Officer Ellen Muldoon on 3480 6299 

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