Job Details - Senior Growth Monitoring Analyst

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499136 Planning Full time, Permanent Planning, GIS

The details:

  • Permanent Full Time
  • From $98,435pa up to $105,192pa + super (up to 12%) + leave loading
    Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 6 of EBA5
  • 9-day fortnight
  • 72.5-hour fortnight
  • Hybrid, flexible working environment, including some work from home days.
  • Location: Caboolture

About our opportunity

Be part of an exciting opportunity within the Planning Division at City of Moreton Bay, with two Senior positions available.

Senior Growth Monitoring Research Officer and Senior Growth Monitoring Analyst, in these roles you will help shape growth policy for one of Australia’s fastest growing local governments, helping to build a strong evidence base to support Council’s future policies and decision making. 

In particular, your planning, spatial and demographic data and analysis skillsets will contribute to the delivery of a regional growth modelling and monitoring program and inform strategic land use and infrastructure planning decision-making processes that meets the needs of the Moreton Bay community.

This is an exciting opportunity to use and develop your skills and build your career as an integral member of an innovative team that is helping to shape the future.

About you

We are looking for someone who is looking to develop their town planning and GIS knowledge and experience in the field of urban research, growth monitoring and demographic analysis. You will have a Degree in Urban and Regional Planning or Planning or in spatial science, geographical information, and data analysis (or equivalent qualifications).

We are seeking candidates who can also demonstrate:

  • High level investigative, analytical, and research skills, including proficiency in the use of a range of software applications.
  • Proficiency in GIS and data analysis, reporting and modelling.  Proficiency in programming languages, such as Python and R, will be highly regarded.
  • Excellent communication skills, with an ability to communicate complex concepts simply and concisely.

Position Description 

Download File Position Description_Senior Growth Monitoring Research Officer.pdf

Download File Position Description_Senior Growth Monitoring Analyst.pdf

Why join the City of Moreton Bay Team?

As the third largest local government area in Australia, 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 2,000 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 500,000 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 Caboolture office is in close proximity to public transport networks.
  • Flexibility 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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