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Permit Officer

Glen Eira City Council - Melbourne, VIC

Government, Defence & Emergency
Source: uWorkin


Job Details

  • Local Government opportunity
  • Full time contract through 21 Feb 2023
  • $70k - $82k per annum + Super

About The Role

Glen Eira City Council is seeking a knowledgeable and professional Permit Officer to join the Inspections team located at our Works Depot in Moorabbin.

The Permit Officer is responsible for ensuring Council's infrastructure assets are maintained during and following private building works and other permitted uses of public assets. The role is also responsible for the assessment of rectification works following damage to Council assets.

Key Responsibilities Include
  • Conduct inspections and record statuses of existing infrastructure prior to commencement of building works
  • Carry out inspections and issue permits associated with road opening permits, drainage connection permits, vehicle crossing installations and temporary crossing permits
  • Identify and investigate breaches of Council's Local Law, the Glen Eira Planning Scheme and the Building Act and Regulations

This role works on a 9-day fortnight from 6:30am to 3:27pm Monday through Friday.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have sound interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with members of the public and other Council staff. Your experience in previous inspection roles will allow you to excel at conducting field inspections and producing reports.

The Following Is Also Required
  • Good computer skills and experience with Geographic Information systems (GIS) and asset management systems, GEAC and the permit system
  • Ability to communicate technical information in a simplified and succinct manner
  • Sound knowledge of the permit system and related conditions that may apply
  • Understanding of Victorian Building Act and Road Management Act and Plan
  • Driver's licence

Please note the successful candidate must be willing to undergo a police records check and a pre-employment medical for the purpose of employment.

Working at Glen Eira City Council

The City of Glen Eira is a dynamic municipality located within the south-east metropolitan region of Melbourne, approximately 10 kilometres from the CBD. Council provides a range of services to over 155,000 residents from more than 160 cultural backgrounds and over 16,000 businesses.

Glen Eira City Council is a collaborative, values-based organisation that strives for innovation. Our 1,600 employees bring their diverse backgrounds and varied experiences and perspectives to an inclusive and flexible work environment, creating a unique and vibrant culture that is representative of the municipality it services.

Recognised as an Employer of Choice, we seek people who share our community focused values and have a desire to create positive local impact.

Employee Benefits
  • Extensive Learning and Development programs
  • Reward and recognition programs
  • Comprehensive leave entitlements
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Corporate gym memberships

How To Apply

Please attach your resume along with a cover letter detailing your experience and how it relates to the role.

For further information please contact Emrys on 0427 072 897 or at ELloyd-Griffiths@gleneira.vic.gov.au.

As a Council, We Are Committed To

Glen Eira City Council prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer and a child safe organisation.
  • Providing a diverse and inclusive workplace that values the safety and wellbeing of children and young people, as well as all our employees;
  • Receiving applications from people of all diverse abilities, skills, languages, cultures and backgrounds including: people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and LGBTIQ and gender diverse people;
  • Reconciliation and supporting the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander aspirations.

If you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Aboriginal Civic and Cultural Officer on T: 03 9524 3333 or E: MBickford@gleneira.vic.gov.au

We value the knowledge, skills and talents that all people can share with our workforce and community.

Melbourne, VIC

Government, Defence & Emergency


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