Current Vacancies

Senior Compliance Officer (000591)

About This Position

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Monthly RDO
  • 12.5% super

The Huon Valley Council has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Compliance Officer to join their Environment & Development Services Department.  This role will foster, and where necessary enforce, adherence to compliance requirements and programs throughout the Huon Valley as per legislation, by-laws and statutory requirements.  This is a diverse role incorporating areas such as caravan permits, licence to keep dogs, and enforcing building and planning compliance.

You will have previous experience in a similar role, strong customer service skills with the ability to deal with difficult and demanding situations and to supervise a small team.

If you are keen for a range of experiences, and would like a career that challenges you while enjoying the Huon’s beautiful natural surroundings we would like hear from you.

Mandatory Requirements

Applications are to include a CV and covering letter addressing the selection criteria indicating your ability to meet the role requirements.

Essential:

  • High level communication and conflict resolution skills with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels, both internally and externally
  • Ability to use initiative in resolving problems and to escalate issues as appropriate
  • Understanding of, commitment to and ability to apply WHS principles
  • The ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation, by-laws, regulations and procedures in a regulatory environment
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and supervise a small team
  • Aptitude and confidence to deal with a range of animals (predominantly dogs) in a variety of situations
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise within a changing work environment
  • Current class C drivers licence.

Desirable:

  • Literacy and written communication skills, including the ability to prepare reports and non-standard correspondence
  • Practical exposure to the use of electronic Records Management and Geographic Information systems
  • Certificate IV in Statutory Compliance
  • Previous experience in Local Government regulatory or compliance environment
  • Fire Hazard certification
  • Current category A and B firearms licence, purpose 5 (minimum) Demonstrated ability to use a firearm for the humane destruction of animals when a veterinarian cannot respond in a reasonable timeframe.

For more information, please contact Michael Bartlett, Development Services Coordinator, on (03) 6264 0300.

Applications close at 9am on Monday, 10 July 2017.

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Full-Time

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Capital Works Coordinator (000052)

About This Position

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Fortnightly RDO
  • 12.5% super

The Huon Valley Council currently has an exciting opportunity for a Capital Works Coordinator to join their Infrastructure Department.  This role will ensure the effective and efficient functioning of work teams in planning, programming and execution of Capital Works.

You will have previous experience in a similar role, proven leadership capabilities, a strong service focus, and excellent project management skills.

If you are keen for a range of experiences, and would like a career that challenges you while enjoying the Huon’s beautiful natural surroundings we would like hear from you.

Mandatory Requirements

Applications are to include a CV and covering letter addressing the selection criteria indicating your ability to meet the role requirements.

Essential:

  • Current Tasmanian Drivers Licence or equivalent able to be transferred to same
  • Computer Literacy – spreadsheet and word processing
  • Demonstrated knowledge of WHS and Workplace Standards in relation to the work environment and public safety
  • Good working knowledge of general civil construction, bridge maintenance and replacement
  • Conversant with up to date machinery and its capabilities and limitations
  • Supervisory skills including ability to reduce conflict by negotiation.
  • Ability to read and translate complex design plans and specifications and resolve problems resulting from ambiguity within those documents
  • Ability to supervise and work within a team environment, to communicate and liaise with residents and the public and communicate clear and precise instructions
  • Project management skills
  • Construction White Card.

Desirable:

  • Understanding of risk management processes
  • First Aid Certificate (Basic)
  • Implement Work Zone Traffic Management Plan Ticket
  • Understanding of Council by-laws.

For more information about this position please contact Malcolm Russell, Works Implementation Manager, on (03) 6264 0300.

Applications close at 9am on Monday, 10 July 2017.

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Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date