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Planning & Design Administration Support Officer

Job no:973595
Work type:Permanent Full Time
Location:Civic Centre, 225 Lonsdale Street Dandenong

Band 4, $61,600 pa

Permanent Full-time 

The City of Greater Dandenong is an organisation of exceptional character. We invest in the development of our people and the community and we strive to be a workplace that is respectful, engaged, accountable, creative and honest. We are a progressive organisation, in a city that is on the move and we offer a dynamic and rewarding work environment.

We offer exceptional working conditions and are focused on providing a workplace that values diverse contributions, cares for your health and wellbeing and fosters a positive work culture. We ensure all people have an equal opportunity for employment and advancement within our organisation.

We embrace our diverse community and work environment and encourage applications from everyone including people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people of varied age, ability, and faith. Council will give due consideration to any workplace adjustments to accommodate the needs of any prospective or existing staff member.

We are seeking a person who is a well-organised administration and customer service professional who thrives in an environment of multiple tasks, tight deadlines and regular interaction with internal staff, external stakeholders and customers.

If you are passionate about providing high level administration support and customer service then we have a fantastic role for you in our Planning and Design Department, where you will be supported to achieve your best and thrive in a collaborative and innovative team environment.

As Planning Support Officer you will play an integral role in providing exceptional administrative and technical support and of the Planning & Design Department. Additionally you will provide professional advice and contribution to the continuous improvement of the unit.

The Planning & Design Administration Support Officer will:

• Provide and maintain an effective and efficient administrative system for the processing of Planning Applications, Scheme Amendments and other related matters and assist in the achievement of team targets.

• Utilise database systems for timely management and tracking of Planning & Design data along with software or systems updates from suppliers or Information Management Services (IMS).

• Deliver high levels of customer service to external clients and the general public to support effective and efficient Planning & Design operations in person, by email and on the telephone.

Applicants must adequately meet the requirements of the role and fully address the selection criteria contained in the position description. To view a copy of this position description, please click on the link below.

Download File Planning & Design Administration Support Officer.docx

You may be required to undertake work preference profiling / psychometric testing.

We offer a range of benefits for staff including a friendly team environment, salary sacrificed child care (where available), discounted gym membership and a vibrant social club.

Further information: Will Stewart, (03) 8571 1526

Applications close: 5pm, Friday, 27 April 2018