1 x Permanent Full Time - 35 hours, 5 days per week
Salary: $106,129.59 - $116,290.83 plus 11% super and lease back vehicle 

Liverpool is one of Sydney's most progressive urban and regional centres, with a population of more than 200,000 (set to reach 330,000) over the next 20 years. It is now positioned as the capital of South Western Sydney with an affordable lifestyle, accessibility by rail and road, and a future airport, Western Sydney Airport.

A truly transformational infrastructure project, Western Sydney Airport is set to open in 2026 and will be the jewel in our Aerotropolis City.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Council’s Development Assessment team for an experienced and energetic Senior Planning Advisory Officer. If you are looking to expand on your knowledge of the development assessment process and the provision of planning advice within a fast-growing LGA, then look no further.

The primary function of this position will be to provide high-quality planning, building, and development advice and development assessment services to the Liverpool community. The position will suit self-motivated and experienced planners, building surveyors who have excellent communication skills and the ability to mentor other staff within a team environment. This position is for career-focused individuals who are willing to accept the challenge of providing a high level of service to the Liverpool community.


Benefits of the role include the following:

  • Flexible and hybrid working arrangements available.
  • Ability to accrue up to 2 days of flexitime leave per month, which equates to up to 24 days per year (note: this is in addition to 4 weeks of annual leave per year);
  • Ability to access 2 health and wellbeing days per year;
  • Gain experience in one of the largest, most diverse, and fastest-growing LGA’s in metropolitan Sydney;
  • Be part of a passionate, energetic, and supportive multi-disciplinary team;
  • Great office location in the heart of the Liverpool CBD, close to public transport, and with parking available; and
  • Professional development opportunities include training courses and study assistance for further education.

About You

This role is ideal for candidates who possess the following:

  • Experience in Development Assessment, building surveying, and the provision of planning advice to the community is considered necessary to ensure the desired level of expertise/knowledge to adequately carry out the functions of the position.
  • Experience communicating with various internal and external stakeholders, including the ability to deal with the community and professional industry to achieve the best possible outcome.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret acts and policies and to make appropriate decisions bearing in mind the circumstances and the legislative requirements.
  • Experience processing planning-related enquiries.
  • Experience and ability to work in a team environment.

For further information about the position please contact David Thomas, Team Leader Development Assessment on 8711 7684.

 How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button above. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and response to the selection criteria questions which will be shown once you commence your application.

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 Liverpool City Council is committed to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.




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Liverpool City Council,New South Wales,Australia

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