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Business Support Officer - Statutory Services

Talent Propeller - Maryborough, VIC

Government, Defence & Emergency
Source: uWorkin


Full Job Description
Central Goldfields Shire Council

Permanent full-time
$63,637 - $67,798pa plus super and RDO

About us

Located at the geographical centre of Victoria, within one hour's drive from Ballarat or Bendigo, and just two hours from Melbourne sits Central Goldfields Shire Council. Maryborough is the major business centre surrounded by seven townships that feature iconic heritage architecture. Agricultural industries spread across the municipality, and there are several major manufacturing, infrastructure, freight, printing and food production companies that call us home.

We are a dynamic organisation with a visionary and engaging executive, that look to put value into what we do for our community, residents and business.

Our Values

Community and Customer Focussed
Collaborative and Inclusive
Challenge the Status Quo

About the role

The Central Goldfields Shire Council is a diverse and flexible environment that offers a range of career opportunities where you will have the opportunity to make a real difference to the local community and our people. Our vibrant and inclusive team is what makes the Shire an enjoyable and rewarding place to be.

We celebrate all diversity and strongly encourage a competent administrator to consider working for a Local Government organization that values who you are. Bring your skills, knowledge and commitment to a team that is welcoming and enthusiastic about you joining us!

The role

The position sits within the Infrastructure, Assets and Planning Department reporting to the Manager Statutory Services. The position provides business support to the Statutory Services department - a key position that enables the professional and technical staff in the Department to perform their roles.

The role is the first point of contact for people enquiring on statutory services matters, including statutory planning, building, local laws, animal management and environmental health. The position requires a high level of customer service and at the same time, a knowledge of when to call on the professional and technical staff for more detailed information.

The role also undertakes administrative tasks to support the processing of planning applications, building permits and enforcement, local laws, animal management permits and environmental health permits. This includes maintaining registers, preparing standard permits and other statutory notices and sending standard letters. Be the first point of contact and liaise with customers, developers, builders, food premises owners and applicants who require building control information.

Skills and experience

The applicant must be able to demonstrate skills such as accountability, judgement and decision making, customer service capability, advanced MS Office and computer skills, personal timekeeping and management skills and an ability to adapt. Applicants must be able to demonstrate through their CV and covering letter that they meet the capabilities that are detailed in the Position Description.

As a Central Goldfields Council employee, you will be offered a competitive package, have access to continued training and development opportunities, friendly and supportive leadership group as well as a strong commitment to work/life balance.

What we offer you

We are open to discussing the possibility of flexible working arrangements including part-time hours and flexible start and finishing times that work for both you and the organisation. You are welcome to discuss these opportunities at the interview.

We offer a great salary, excellent growth opportunities and the ability to really influence the future of our council and its surroundings. If this sounds like you, be part of an innovative and committed council and apply today!

Applications close on Monday 28 June 2021 at 5.00pm

Interviews will be conducted the week commencing 5 July 2021

For enquiries, please contact Amy Bell, Manager Statutory Services, on (03) 5461 0685

Maryborough, VIC

Government, Defence & Emergency


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