Manager Planning and Environmental Services

Job Title: Manager Planning and Environmental Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Reference: 600043
Contact Name: Robyn Titmus
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 10, 2020 16:45

Job Description

OnTalent is delighted to work in partnership with Norfolk Island Regional Council to source a suitable candidate for the role of Manager Planning and Environmental Services.  Reporting to the Group Manager – Services you will be responsible for delivering Council’s development, health and environment, waste and waste water management and compliance functions in accordance with the provisions of the relevant Acts and Legislation.
This management role is diverse and has responsibilities across a number of portfolios.  To be considered we are seeking candidates who have the following demonstrated experience and knowledge:  
  • Planning and Environmental Services
  • Building and Land Use Planning and Management
  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety, Waste Management, Pest and Noxious Weeds Management and Waste Water Management
  • Project management skills and a commitment to continuous improvement
  • Preparation of Development Applications for Council projects
  • People management and experience in effectively supervising teams
  • Sound analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications (Degree) in urban planning, sustainability, environmental science and/or public health or related field
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in the management of planning and environmental services or equivalent
  • Experience in a similar role in a local government environment would be highly regarded and desirable
  • Current Drivers Licence – Class C
This is an exceptional opportunity for someone to enjoy the pleasures of this idyllic lifestyle and an attractive salary package including six weeks annual leave and relocation support is being offered.  Preference is for someone to relocate to Norfolk Island permanently, however the option of a FIFO arrangement will be considered for the right candidate.
Confidential enquiries or to request a Success Profile contact Robyn Titmus, Senior Client Partner or Leanne Nunan, Associate Client Partner at OnTalent, on (07) 3305 5800.  To be considered, please submit a 1-2 page cover letter and resume (Word format) by selecting the “apply now” function.
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