Job Details - Senior Land Dealings Officer

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497660 Community & Environment Max Term Full Time Legal, Property and Commercial Services

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay Region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 1900 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 469,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

The Department

This role sits within our Property Services Department, which manages Council’s commercial property portfolio and Regional Leisure Venues. The Department seeks to maximise commercial returns to Council through the acquisition, leasing, and disposal of properties, and management of assets including aerodromes, public swimming pools, the Queensland State Equestrian Centre, Redcliffe Entertainment Centre, Morayfield Sport and Events Centre, and caravan parks. The Department employs approximately 65 positions and manages an annual operational budget of approximately $21M, with revenues in excess of $10m.

About our opportunity

Our Property Services team has an exciting 12 month opportunity available for a Senior Land Dealings Officer to undertake a range of land dealing activities and provide technical advice in accordance with policy, procedure and legislation.

As a point of contact for land dealings, you will be exposed to a wide variety of property matters and be required to liaise with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, including property owners and consultants. You will undertake the document preparation, lodgement and registration processes, which will include Titles Queensland documentation, Department of Resources documentation, notices of intention to resume, commercial and retail leases, licences, consents and easements.

About you

We are looking for a candidate who thrives on and enjoys working in a varied and fast paced role, where no two days are the same. You will have broad property dealings experience, preferably within local government and hold a tertiary qualification in law or property.

In addition, you will have a detailed knowledge and thorough understanding of the legislation relevant to government property acquisitions, disposals and the establishment of infrastructure easements, as well as experience in commercial leasing. A high attention to detail and proven time management and communication skills will be essential to ensure you can manage conflicting priorities and meet deadlines, and the ability to liaise with a range of stakeholders while upholding Council’s values is important.

To be successful in this role, you will also have well developed and demonstrated people and relationship skills, with a proven ability to work in a small team environment. You must be able to contribute to a positive work environment and have a strong focus on the provision of quality customer service.

The Details

Term: Maximum Term Full Time - 12 months

Award/Level:  Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 5 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement

Location: Strathpine

  • $84,340 pa + super (up to 12%) + leave loading
  • 72.5 hour fortnight
  • 9 day fortnight


Why join the MBRC Team?

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training & Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.
  • Our Strathpine office has local parking on-site and is in close proximity to public transport networks.
  • Flexibility at MBRC depends on the type of work you do but could include options such as work from home, part time, 9-day fortnights and flexible days. Talk to us about what flexibility means to you!

Position Description

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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.

Please note: applicants will be required to undergo a National Police History Check as part of the recruitment process for this role.

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