Compliance Officer

Job No: WSC2747
Location: Sale, VIC

Compliance Officer

Position No. 499

Permanent Full Time

Band 5 - $65,393 - $75,165 per annum plus 9.5% statutory superannuation

A great organisation is about great people and we are looking to appoint a Compliance Officer to our valued Statutory Planning team. Our desired candidate will undertake all facets of planning enforcement, including investigations, inspections, interviews and reports, and provide recommendations for enforcement action. The Compliance Officer will also be required to conduct audits of planning permits to determine compliance with relevant planning legislation and the Wellington Planning Scheme.

If you are a suitably experienced and self-motivated individual then we encourage you to apply.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate how they meet the criteria below:

  • Experience in law enforcement and/or planning compliance processes is preferred.
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office Suite of products and experience in use of a computer based data system and geographic information systems.
  • Ability to manage time, set priorities and achieve objectives despite conflicting pressures.
  • Clear, concise and effective written and verbal communication skills and strong conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment as an effective team member.

Why Wellington?

Wellington Shire Council uses award-winning technologies to seek and implement innovative improvements across the organisation. We work hard to position ourselves as a leader in local government, continuously improving our diverse range of services for the betterment of our community.

We offer a rewarding culture of innovation, flexibility and continued learning in a collaborative, supportive environment.

Wellington Shire Council is committed to upholding the Child Safe Standards and associated legislative requirements.

Wellington Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to encourage applications from people of different backgrounds, abilities, ages, genders and/or sexual orientations and gender identities.

About Wellington

Wellington Shire is Victoria’s third largest municipality. Its 10,924m2 extends from the High Country through the Gippsland Plains to the famous Ninety Mile Beach. Sale is less than 3 hours drive east of Melbourne and the region boasts excellent sporting, educational, and recreational facilities. Visit to find out why the Wellington Shire is a great place to live and work.

How to Apply:

Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in this advertisement and will be accepted no later than Midnight Sunday 3 November 2019.

A Position Description can be obtained from this link.


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