Job Details - Team Leader Building Works Planning

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499211 Infrastructure Planning Permanent Engineering, Planning

The details:

  • Permanent Full Time
  • $108,572 pa + super (up to 12%) + leave loading
    Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A,) - Level 7 of EBA5
  • 9 day fortnight
  • 72.5 hour fortnight
  • Hybrid, flexible working environment, including some work from home days.
  • Location: Strathpine

Our Building and Facilities Planning Department works in partnership with all Divisions of Council with a focus on long and medium term planning services for Council Owned and Operated, Corporate, Commercial and Community Leased buildings portfolio of assets.

We achieve this through provision of mix use of internal and external resources. The department provides internal engineering and technical advice and approvals, life cycle assessments, search, trial and business cases for implementing of energy efficiency and other building management technologies, development and implementation of strategic, master and tactical planning services and policy, standards and guidelines making for Council's buildings and facilities consistent with Council's corporate strategic vision, policies and strategies.

We are also responsible for procuring, contracting and providing contractor and consultant management for planning related operational projects.

About our opportunity

As our Building Works Planning Team Leader you will, lead and manage a team responsible for the delivery of short-term tactical building works planning services and the provision of specialist technical and design office advice and input into matters relating to Council’s building works programs and projects.

You will mange a program of works that require tactical planning and portfolio of building projects including options analysis, prioritisation and facilitation of community and stakeholder consultation. 

This is a leadership role and you will support the development of team capability to drive a high performance, continuous improvement and customer focused team culture.

About you

We are seeking someone who has comprehensive knowledge and experience in tactical building works planning and the ability to respond to complex building planning issues. 

This opportunity is a leadership role so you will have the ability to motivate and support your team. You will be a communicator working with a range of internal and external groups inclusing elected officials and our executuve leadership team. 

You will have highly developed investigative, analytical and research skills, including proficiency in the use of a range of software applications used to record, manipulate and present data including proficiency in the use of Revit, AutoCAD,BlueBEAM, Adobe & Microsoft Office suite of software.

You will have a Tertiary qualification in Building Design, Architectural, Engineering, Building Quantity Surveying or extensive relevant work experience. You will hold or be willing to obtain a general Induction Licence (White Card) and have a current C class driver’s licence.

Our team are 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 people who have an alignment with these values and this important work. 

Position Description

Download File Role Description - Team Leader Building Works Planning.pdf

Why join the City of Moreton Bay 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 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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