Local Laws Officer

Job details

Location: VIC - Melbourne
Reference: Ad-27835
Posted: 4 months ago

Job description

  • Immediate start, contract opportunity
  • 4 week initial contract with opportunity to go permanent
  • Supportive and fast paced work environment

This diverse local council based in the Inner Suburbs, require an experienced Local Laws Officer to assist within their busy Building and Construction Management team. This fast paced and varied role will see you support the team with Permit Applications on a contract basis. 

As Local Laws Officer, your primary responsibility will be to assess permits pertaining Construction Management Plans & Traffic Management, ensuring their compliance to the local government legislation and standards. You will perform site visits, undertake small investigations, issue permits and follow up with issues and queries as they arise. There is a high level of complex administration involved, interpretation of legislation, a large amount of stakeholder engagement and the flexibility to offer admin support to the wider team. 

The successful candidate will have;

  • Demonstrated ability in assessing/issuing construction permits
  • Understanding of the relevant legislation, mostly pertaining to building and construction
  • Issuing notices to comply where relevant
  • Proven experience providing efficient and reliable administrative support and be able to multi-task and prioritize well in a busy environment
  • Previous use of local government specific software would be advantageous
  • Self-motivated and hardworking 
  • Strong focus on delivering excellent customer service

In return you will be rewarded with the opportunity to broaden your local council experience and knowledge, and be remunerated generously. Please 'APPLY' today or contact Sinead Quinn on 03 8610 6103 or

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