Job Details - Senior Land Dealings Officer

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498897 Infrastructure Planning Permanent Property and Commercial Services

The details:

  • Permanent Full Time
  • $87,291 pa + super (up to 12%) + leave loading
    Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 5 of the MBRC EBA4 Certified Agreement
  • 9 day fortnight
  • 72.5 hour fortnight
  • Hybrid, flexible working environment, including some work from home days.
  • Location: Strathpine

Council’s Property Services team plays a pivotal role in some of the most exciting community projects across the Moreton Bay Region.

Whether it’s acquiring land for a new Council infrastructure project, commercialising iconic buildings or managing a uniquely diverse property portfolio - a role in this Department offers anyone who is passionate about property, challenges and rewards that no other role can.

Council’s Property Services team helps to contribute to 3 main strategic aims:

  • Secure property - Property Services is a lynchpin in delivering crucial community projects by ensuring that sufficient land is acquired in a timely manner to ensure successful project completion.
  • Manage property - Property Services manages a diverse range of commercial properties, from office buildings and retail shops right through to caravan parks and aerodromes. That’s not to mention our motor sports facilities and tourist attractions!   
  • Commercialise property - Property Services aims to maximise revenue from its unique commercial property portfolio in order to fund important community projects.

Working in this Department, you will see the great outcomes that your hard work and dedication produces for our community every day!

About our opportunity

As our Senior Land Dealings Officer, you will undertake a range of land dealings activities in accordance with legislative requirements and act as a point of contact for related matters.

You will provide advice and act as point of contact for land dealings related to Council’s property portfolio in accordance with legislative requirements, undertaking research as required and undertake the compulsory acquisition of land process in accordance with the requirements of the Acquisition of Land Act 1967.

As a Senior team member you will be a technical expert with a can do attitude and actively contribute to a positive team environment to achieve a high standard of performance within this dynamic and close-knit team

About you

We are seeking someone who is proactive with detailed knowledge of the legislation relevant to government property acquisitions, disposals and the establishment of infrastructure easements.

You will be a natural and effective communicator with strong negotiation skills and commitment to building relationships with a range of stakeholders - from residents, internal departments and external agencies and organisations.

As you will be working within a fast-paced role and preparing high quality documentation, it is equally important that you can demonstrate through your work experience - a high attention to detail and time management skills that can effectively manage conflicting priorities and deadlines.

Our Property Services team are highly collaborative and passionate about achieving high quality results for our community. We are focused on delivering on our corporate values of Service, Teamwork, Integrity, Respect and Sustainability - we are seeking a team member aligned with these values.

You will hold a Degree in real estate, property or law or have experience in a similar role and have a collaborative approach. 

Position Description

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Why join the MBRC Team?

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 2000 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 479,000 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.

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.
  • Free flu vaccinations every year.
  • 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 And Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.
  • Salary packaging options on novated leases, superannuation payments, smartphones and devices.
  • We want you and your family to feel well supported when you need it most - as a team member you will have access our 24/7 confidential counselling service, leader support hotline, chaplaincy program and our Mates in Construction program.
  • 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!

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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