Manager – Development Services

Shoalhaven City Council

Lead Transformative Development Initiatives in the Scenic Shoalhaven Region

Lead Transformative Development Initiatives in the Scenic Shoalhaven Region

Shoalhaven City Council is a dynamic organisation serving a large and diverse community on the beautiful South Coast of NSW. With limitless opportunities for an exciting and rewarding career, the Shoalhaven is located around two hours from both Sydney and Canberra. We are home to around 107,000 people, comprising 49 unique towns and villages along with picturesque agricultural lands and bush. It is indeed a place renowned for its great natural beauty and our Council endeavours to do its part in contributing to an enviable lifestyle for our residents and a wonderful experience for our many visitors.

As Manager – Development Services, you’ll play a crucial role in managing proposed developments within the City of Shoalhaven. Acting as the principal planning development advisor, you’ll actively contribute to our ongoing improvement initiatives and ensure alignment with community objectives.

You will have a degree in Town Planning or a related field, along with extensive experience in local government development and environmental assessment processes.

Demonstrated leadership and management skills are essential, showcasing the ability to foster collaboration, implement organisational change, and achieve quality outcomes for customers and the community.

High-level negotiation, interpersonal, analytical, and research skills will ensure your success while excellent verbal presentation abilities are also a key requirement for this role.

A generous Total Remuneration Package will be negotiated with the successful candidate based on the skills, abilities and experience they will bring to the role.

To Apply

Please fill in the form on this page to obtain a detailed Information Package and the Application Form. Once you have read these please contact Stephen Blackadder on 0412 255 149 for a confidential discussion regarding the position.

Applications close at 9am Monday 26 February 2024.


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