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Planning Enforcement Officer - Contract

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Morgan Consulting
  • Immediate Contract for inner northern council
  • Really good mix of duties
  • Minimum 3 month contract

Initial 3 month contract for inner northern council. Planning compliance and enforcement focus PLUS MORE. Great dual role

Looking for a rewarding and challenging dual role within council? This role is for you.

The council are seeking a candidate with a variety of skills to join the team to provide enforcement, investigation and planning expertise during a very busy period.


  • Investigations, particularly in relation to planning investigation, enforcement and compliance as required by the Planning and Environment Act 1987, the Planning Scheme and other related legislation.
  • Fairly and effectively use informal dispute resolution processes and tools to achieve compliance with relevant legislation as a first step before the use of formal enforcement proceedings where practicable.
  • Effectively use formal dispute resolution processes and tools including formal enforcement of the relevant legislation at the Victorian Civil Administrative Tribunal and the Magistrates Court.
  • Ensure a high standard of record keeping and updating of enforcement files, both hard copy and electronically on Council systems and databases.


  • An understanding of planning investigations and enforcement, planning legislation, the planning process and principles (relating to planning investigations and enforcement, in relation to liquor licensing, environmental audits and Section 173 Agreements) as they operate in Victoria.
  • An understanding of planning legislation including the Planning and Environment Act, the Planning Scheme, other relevant legislation, the planning process and planning principals.


  • A tertiary qualification in Planning or relevant experience in an enforcement role is desired.
  • Significant experience in a high pressure customer service environment.
  • Practical computer and word processing skills are required.
  • Current drivers licence.

IF this role sounds like you, please get in touch today. Initially for a 3 month contract to start immediately, the role will not be available for long. Please call Lisa Jessup at Morgan Consulting on 86060366

Morgan Consulting