Land Use Planning Support Officer

Job No: WSC20159
Location: Sale, VIC

Land Use Planning Support Officer

Position No. 444

Permanent Part-time (based on 0.8EFT)

Band 4 – $50,203 - $53,036 per annum plus 9.5% statutory superannuation

An opportunity exists for an experienced administration professional to provide timely and efficient administrative support to the Land Use Planning business unit at Wellington Shire Council. The position will form part of the dynamic, high functioning team that provides effective support to internal and external stakeholders whilst delivering excellent customer service to members of the public.

The nature of the role will be assisting with a broad range of administrative tasks including day to day filing, business unit reporting, attending to customer service enquires in relation to Land Use Planning and the coordination and proficient use of database systems and records management.

To be successful in this role, you will be proactive and demonstrate excellent organisational skills with the ability to meet strict deadlines and effectively see tasks through to completion. In addition, you will have strong attention to detail and possess a willingness to work collaboratively as a valued member of the Land Use Planning team. 

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

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to show a high level of customer service.
  • Proven ability to work in a team and collaborative environment.
  • Exceptional time management skills with the ability to prioritise own work.
  • High level knowledge and competency skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated interest / knowledge in Land Use Planning is desirable.

Why Wellington?

Here at Wellington Shire Council, we have a strong commitment to create a workplace culture that is collaborative, provides work-life flexibility and encourages opportunities for growth and development.

We take pride in providing a supportive workplace with great career opportunities for our employees.

Every person at Wellington Shire Council brings their own unique experiences, perspectives and talents to help contribute to our vision of “Happy people, healthy environment and thriving communities in the heart of Gippsland.” As one of the largest employers in the region we have a diverse workforce of more than 500 staff who are based throughout the municipality, and we all work together as a team to make a positive impact in our community.

We use 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.

Wellington Shire Council takes climate change and sustainability seriously and is looking to respond proactively and positively to the challenges ahead.

About Wellington

Wellington Shire Council is located in the Gippsland region of the state of Victoria, Australia and is approximately two hours east of Melbourne by road or rail. Many of us dream of a simpler lifestyle, with wide open spaces and no traffic jams. In The Middle of Everywhere, we live that enviable lifestyle every day. 

In Wellington Shire you will find a wide range of beautiful environments to explore, with our pristine beaches, picturesque mountain ranges, temperate rainforests, wetlands and plenty of diverse, contrasting spaces to take your breath away. Whether it’s a stroll along the iconic  Ninety Mile Beach, a canoe down the Mitchell River or a bush walk through the  Alpine National Park, there’s plenty to keep you busy in  The Middle of Everywhere. Home to a range of tight-knit communities such as Sale, Maffra, Stratford and Yarram, you’ll quickly find yourself right at home with the wonderful people that make these towns so special. From our lively restaurant and café culture to the very best in  local produce, you’ll never be short of Sunday brunch ideas and places to try!

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 25 April 2021.  

A Position Description can be obtained from this link.

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