First listed on: 02 October 2020


The Program Leader – Residential Development Assessment will exercise team management responsibilities and will take the lead in the day-to-day work of assessing residential development applications and, subject to being a registered building surveyor, construction certificate applications. The position plays an important leadership role in the achievement of our branch objectives being excellent built and environmental outcomes, outstanding customer service, efficient processing of applications and staff wellbeing and engagement. A prime accountability will be to deliver professionally sound development assessment services in a collaborative and inclusive manner and to collaborate with the branch leadership team in the provision of operational support to the Branch Manager.

We are seeking an experienced town planner or registered building surveyor who has experience in leading teams. The successful applicant has expert technical, systems development and human resource skills. A focus on outcomes while meeting regulatory obligations in a transparent manner is important. A track record of communication and collaboration with internal stakeholders is key as is an unwavering customer focus in the delivery of services.

Salary:  a total package, inclusive of superannuation, commencing at $115,663.90 to $134,820.88.

For further information contact:  Alex Williams on 4780 5772 or 0414 195 707.

Closing date:  25 October 2020.

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APPLICATION INFORMATION:  It is preferred that you obtain the position description and information on how to apply from our website,  Applications addressing the selection criteria, accompanied by a resume, references and copies of qualifications should be emailed to prior to closing date.  If you are unable to get access to a computer, hardcopy applications may be posted to Staff Applications, Blue Mountains City Council, Locked Bag 1005, KATOOMBA NSW 2780.


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