About the MidCoast Region
From lakes and estuaries to white sandy beaches to world heritage mountain wilderness, the MidCoast region offers an attractive lifestyle for everyone. Our community is characterised by its welcoming attitude, growing economy and natural beauty. These are the pillars of the quality of life we value. To find out more about our beautiful region click here.
At MidCoast Council our people are our most important resource and we believe that we can only reach our full potential when you reach yours. This is the place for those who seek to play a role in the community and have an enthusiasm to learn and grow. Here you can make a real difference.
Our community is our customer and is at the centre of everything we do. We value, support and empower our people to deliver positive results for our community.
Right now, we are investing heavily in our organisation, and our people. Our Administration Centre is a state-of-the-art facility designed to inspire innovation, creativity and collaboration. The building has been named ‘Yalawanyi Ganya’ which means “sitting/meeting place” in the Gathang language of the indigenous people across the MidCoast Region.
Why work with us?
The Role and You
The role of Manager Land Use Planning requires a strong leader who can bring-together, develop and inspire a team of planning professionals. With a strong technical background in Land Use (or Strategic) Planning you and your team will develop planning instruments and strategies, requiring a thorough understanding of NSW planning legislation. You will also have the ability to monitor, interpret and advise on industry trends, legislation and regulatory frameworks.
As a leader of planning professionals you will develop and foster a culture of land use planning that anticipates and is responsive to changing government imperatives, land use planning processes, climate change and the environment.
This is an exciting senior leadership opportunity where you will use your skills in mentoring and coaching a vibrant team who are focused on customer service and continuous improvement.
Qualifications and Experience
A remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.
The successful candidate will also receive a $12,000 p/a vehicle allowance.
In addition to the vehicle allowance you may also choose to access a leaseback vehicle whereby Council provides you with a vehicle for an annual fee calculated as 20% of the gross purchase price. This is a fully maintained vehicle for both business and full private use with no additional expenses in normal use.
Location: This position will be based at our Administration Centre in Yalawanyi Ganya at 2 Biripi Way, Taree. You may also be required to be based from other Council sites across the MidCoast Council region.
Tenure: Permanent, Full Time.
How to apply:
Closing date: Sunday 4 December 2022 at 11:30pm.
For enquiries regarding the application process contact Loretta Anderson, Senior HR Business Partner who is the HR representative for this role. Loretta can be reached on (02) 7955 7316 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions relating to the position requirements please contact Paul De Szell, Director Liveable Communities who is the hiring manager for this role. Paul can be reached on (02) 7955 7410.
At MidCoast Council we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities. Our aim is to provide all of our staff with an inclusive, safe and healthy working environment. We never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age or marital, veteran or disability status. If you have a disability and need to request any adjustments to assist with the application process, or to discuss workplace adjustments you may require, please contact the HR representative.
Council also recognises the skills and attributes of veterans and welcomes applications from ex-service personnel.
We’re a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.
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