Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE605673
This is a permanent full-time position commencing January 2020.
The Infrastructure Division is seeking to recruit a highly motivated and committed Senior Consultant - Land Planning in the Asset Planning and Services branch.
The Senior Consultant - Land Planning coordinates all aspects of strategic planning for future public school site requirements, including the development, implementation and maintenance of a strategic plan for all future government school sites for the whole of the state. They will also assist with the process for obtaining due diligence site inspections for future school sites, provision of school site planning input into the Department’s Geographic Information System planning database and reviewing land use proposals that may impact on public school sites.
The Asset Planning and Services Directorate is responsible for the development of strategic asset plans, policies and processes within an asset planning framework, long term land planning for schools and the management of the Department’s land estate.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our branch for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements:
- Highly developed conceptual, analytical and research skills together with the ability to apply strategic thinking, develop strategic options to provide innovative and creative solutions to complex problems and prepare complex reports.
- Considerable knowledge of school site planning principles, issues and government related processes, and urban planning principles, policy and processes.
- High-level oral and written communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to undertake high-level negotiation, mediation and work as part of a team.
- Skills and experience in liaising effectively with individuals and groups at all levels to achieve required project/program outcomes in a planning context.
- Highly developed computer skills with proficiency in the suite of Microsoft Office products and Geographic Information Systems
Further information about this position can be found in the attached job description form (JDF).
Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements of the position. The business needs of the branch may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
For further job related information:
Please contact Matt Turnbull, Manager Land and Property, by telephoning (08) 9264 5178 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.
Your application should include:
- A statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the branch
- A CV of up to three (3) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager)
It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.
You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
Eligibility and training requirements
Employees will be required to:
- Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
- Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment
- Complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement
- Complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy
- Complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Tuesday, 10 December 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED