Development Officer - Planning

Full Time / Ongoing
Classification: GO5 ($90,287.61 + Superannuation)

Two Positions Available


Do you enjoy producing high quality outcomes? Join us to be part of the development and growth of the Playford community!


About the Role... 


Due to current increased development rates and forecasted growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Planning Services team as Development Officer - Planning to meet the current and future needs of Council. This role is responsible for the facilitation of positive development outcomes, provision of proficient planning advice and assessment and contributing to a positive team environment with a supportive approach to enhance team culture.


A key focus of the position will be the assessment of Performance Assessed and Deemed to Satisfy type developments within the City of Playford and provision of high level customer service to applicants and the general public in matters that relate to planning assessment.


About You...

You will have working knowledge of the Planning, Development & Infrastructure Act 2016 and be tertiary qualified in Planning and hold (or be eligible for) full membership of the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA). You should be motivated to develop your skills in Development Assessment and have a high level of time management skills to achieve competing deadlines. 


In addition, you will have:

  • Working knowledge of building design and practices with an ability to renew/analyse plans, drawings, technical details and specifications.
  • Ability to exercise a high level of interpersonal skills in dealing with the public and other organisations.
  • Demonstrated experience in the assessment of Development Applications through the Development Assessment Portal.
  • Hold a valid Class C Driving Licence.

What’s in it for you…

It's important to us that you are the right fit to join our team, but it's just as important that Playford is the right place for you. Our team work hard together, but also celebrate together, learn together and support each other. We have a commitment to work/life balance through flexible working conditions and we remain focused on providing a high level of service and positive experience for our customers and stakeholders.

You will also get access to employee benefits, some of them are:

🏆A real opportunity to make a difference in our community
💼Full time, ongoing position
✔️Fantastic learning and development opportunities 
💰 Attractive salary package and leave entitlements

How to apply…

Simply complete the application process by clicking the Apply Now button and we’ll be in touch.

More information…

If you hold an interest in the position and would like further information, please contact Matt Dineen Senior Manager Development Services on 0466 450 184 or [email protected]


Applications close at 5:00pm on Monday 03 June 2024. 


Incumbents in this position may be required to possess, or be willing to gain a National Criminal History Clearance.


The City of Playford embraces diversity and inclusion. Candidates will have the opportunity to request support and reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process. Any information provided will be kept strictly confidential.

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   Posted 03 May 24

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