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Employment Opportunities

Vacant positions which appear in the the Mercury Newspaper from Brighton Council, are also posted here on our Website.

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Thriving and rapidly transforming, Brighton is one of Tasmania’s fastest growing Councils and is located 20km north-east of Hobart.

We are seeking a motivated and driven Planning Officer or Graduate Planner to join our growing team and help shape the future of our area.

The core function of the role will be to provide planning advice and undertake planning assessments on a wide range of development types across the area.

You will have formal qualifications in a planning related field and ideally have some experience undertaking planning assessments in a local government role. You will have a sound knowledge of how planning schemes and the Land Use Planning and Approval Act 1993 operates. Your well developed communication skills and proactive approach will enable you to build positive relationships and meet deadlines amidst conflicting priorities. Your ability to prioritise tasks and problem solve will create a positive experience for customers.

Detailed position profile is available here.

Applications to be received by 4.00pm on Monday 12th October 2020.

To ensure that your application is considered you must address the selection criteria and include your resume, along with two current referees.