Senior Planning Officer

Posted 21 April 2022
Salary$55 - $65 per hour
Job type Casual

Job description

Senior (Town) Planning Officer
  • $55-65 per hour plus Super
  • Full-time 12-month contract
  • Fantastic career and developmental opportunities
  • Perth location
Our government client is seeking a Senior Planning Officer for a 12-month temporary assignment.
  1. A degree qualification in Urban and Regional Planning or an approved equivalent qualification.
  2. Substantial experience in urban and regional planning and environmental management.
  3. Conceptual and analytical ability, including the ability to critically analyse information and concepts and communicate recommendations to others; and the ability to develop practical and innovative solutions to complex environmental management problems.
  4. Excellent written communication skills including demonstrated skills in technical and other report writing, and the ability to proof documents and edit the work of others.
  5. Highly developed oral communication, conflict resolution, negotiation and interpersonal skills and an ability to work in a team environment, lead a work team and mentor others. The following essential criteria will be assessed at some stage during the selection process.
  1. A high-level knowledge of or the demonstrated ability to rapidly acquire knowledge of and ability to apply relevant legislation, policies and practices to the protection and management of public amenity and environmental values.
  2. Demonstrated ability to carry out research and analysis, and apply the results to the development of policy relevant to the Department’s and functions and objectives.
  3. Current Driver’s Licence.
  4. An understanding of occupational safety and health; and equity and diversity principles and practices.
If you meet the above criteria and wish to apply for this exciting opportunity, please click “apply” now or email Jesse on for more information.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.