Environmental Planning Officer

About UsKempsey Shire Council is located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales and is known for its genuine hospitality, pristine beaches, sub-tropical rainforests, mountain ranges, rock river gorges, sprawling farmland and peaceful villages.The OpportunityReporting to the Coordinator Strategic and Environmental Planning, the Environmental Planning Officer is one of the key environmental experts with Council, providing advice, coordinating projects and providing strategic direction with respect to our natural environment.To be successful in this role, you should possess tertiary qualifications in environmental science, ecology or related discipline; be able to think critically, consider evidence and analyse complex problems with a learning mindset; understand biodiversity conservation and environmental management and be able to assess moderately complex environmental issues.On offerIn return, you will be rewarded by:Opportunities to collaborate and achieveCareer development19-day monthA fantastic lifestyle and work life balanceWeekly salary of $1,532 to $1,725 (plus 9.5% superannuation) Key accountabilities includeManage a range of biodiversity and environmental planning projectsProvide professional advice on biodiversity and environmental planning mattersAssist in the preparation and maintenance of Council’s statutory planning documents and development policies relating to biodiversity and environmental protection or conservationResearch and investigate issues relating to environmental planning and biodiversity conservationPrepare design briefs and specifications, tender and contract documentationFor further information regarding this role please contact Steve Schwartz on 02 6566 3200How to ApplyYou must apply via Council’s webpage http://careers.kempsey.nsw.gov.au/ or through Seek.  Emailed or posted applications will not be considered.Please click the Apply button below (or the Apply for this job button in Seek), complete the application form and provide the following information:A short statement (maximum 2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities would enable you to achieve the key accountabilities of the role.Your current resume of no more than two pages which details your work experience and any other information that is relevant to this role as well as the contact details for two work related referees.We recommend you use Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome to submit your application.Applications close: Sunday, 8 November 2020 at 4pmYou will receive an e-mail to confirm your application has been received.If you experience any difficulties applying online, please contact our Organisational Development and Performance team on 02 6566 3200 or email jobs@kempsey.nsw.gov.auThank you and good luck with your application.We are an equal opportunity employer and we celebrate our diverse workforce.Position Description 79700 AUD West Kempsey 2440

Environmental Planning Officer

About Us

Kempsey Shire Council is located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales and is known for its genuine hospitality, pristine beaches, sub-tropical rainforests, mountain ranges, rock river gorges, sprawling farmland and peaceful villages.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Coordinator Strategic and Environmental Planning, the Environmental Planning Officer is one of the key environmental experts with Council, providing advice, coordinating projects and providing strategic direction with respect to our natural environment.

To be successful in this role, you should possess tertiary qualifications in environmental science, ecology or related discipline; be able to think critically, consider evidence and analyse complex problems with a learning mindset; understand biodiversity conservation and environmental management and be able to assess moderately complex environmental issues.

On offer

In return, you will be rewarded by:

  • Opportunities to collaborate and achieve
  • Career development
  • 19-day month
  • A fantastic lifestyle and work life balance
  • Weekly salary of $1,532 to $1,725 (plus 9.5% superannuation) 

Key accountabilities include

  • Manage a range of biodiversity and environmental planning projects
  • Provide professional advice on biodiversity and environmental planning matters
  • Assist in the preparation and maintenance of Council’s statutory planning documents and development policies relating to biodiversity and environmental protection or conservation
  • Research and investigate issues relating to environmental planning and biodiversity conservation
  • Prepare design briefs and specifications, tender and contract documentation

For further information regarding this role please contact Steve Schwartz on 02 6566 3200

How to Apply

You must apply via Council’s webpage http://careers.kempsey.nsw.gov.au/ or through Seek.  Emailed or posted applications will not be considered.

Please click the Apply button below (or the Apply for this job button in Seek), complete the application form and provide the following information:

  • A short statement (maximum 2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities would enable you to achieve the key accountabilities of the role.
  • Your current resume of no more than two pages which details your work experience and any other information that is relevant to this role as well as the contact details for two work related referees.

We recommend you use Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome to submit your application.

Applications close: Sunday, 8 November 2020 at 4pm

You will receive an e-mail to confirm your application has been received.

If you experience any difficulties applying online, please contact our Organisational Development and Performance team on 02 6566 3200 or email jobs@kempsey.nsw.gov.au

Thank you and good luck with your application.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we celebrate our diverse workforce.