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Senior Planner

MACKAY REGIONAL COUNCIL - Mackay, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Mackay Regional Council offers you excellent career development opportunities, fantastic benefits and a commitment to work/life balance.

 Senior Planner


The Mackay Region

Mackay is located halfway between Brisbane and Cairns and is truly the heart of Queensland, covering 7,621 square kilometres of rainforest, Natural Parks, historic townships, miles of golden beaches and more than 70 tropical islands.

The Region boasts a vibrant economy offering an idyllic lifestyle on the Central Queensland coast, from picturesque beaches and nearby island resorts to beautiful rainforests. The Region has a great climate coupled with good quality education and health facilities.

We are a dynamic, progressive and financially sound local government, with responsibility for $3.5 billion worth of assets and employing over 1000 dedicated staff in a vibrant, rapidly growing region where sugar, mining, beef, tourism and retail drive the economy.

About the role:

Mackay, a region that is on the up!

Covering 7,621 square kilometres, this region offers an idyllic lifestyle on the Central Queensland coast, from great beaches, nearby island resorts, beautiful rainforests and excellent climate. With close to 120,000 residents, home to major shopping, entertainment and sporting events, there is always something to do.

Mackay Regional Council where career integrates with lifestyle.

About the opportunity:

The Senior Planner is a member of the Development Assessment program and is responsible for providing professional town planning assessment services to Council, industry and the general public across the broad range of development matters. The role undertakes assessment of complex and regionally significant development applications. The role is responsible for ensuring the timely processing of applications, and consistency, accuracy and relevance in the setting of development conditions.

In return, you will join a dynamic collaborative team as well as benefiting from:

  • Base annual salary from $89,546
  • Up to 18% superannuation (conditions apply)
  • Choice of 4 or 5 weeks’ annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • May be eligible for salary sacrificing options
  • Membership to lifestyle benefits program including corporate discounts
  • Study and assistance programs for career development
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Active social clubs

Are you ready to catapult your career?

For us to assess if you’re the one we are searching for, it is mandatory that you submit a resume, cover letter and full statement addressing the selection criteria. The selection criteria can be found on the Position Description, available to be downloaded from the vacancy on Council’s website. 

For a Position Description and information on how to apply please visit https://vacancies.mackay.qld.gov.au/MRC_ER/VacancyList.aspx

Applications Close: 24 June 2021

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, where all applicants are treated with fairness and respect and have equal access to all opportunities available. At Mackay Regional Council, diversity is about creating a respectful and inclusive workplace that recognises the unique contributions and perspectives of our employees, working together to deliver extraordinary results.

Closing date: 24 June 2021 Enquiries: For further information:
Phone: 1300 MACKAY (1300 622 529)