Position Details
Reference Number 18358
Position Title Development Planning Team Leader
Employment Type Permanent
Department Planning & Building
Location Greensborough Service Centre, 1 Flintoff Street, Greensborough 3088
Band BAND 7
Salary $94,925.32 to $105,904.47
Hours 38.00
Position Summary
  • Leadership role
  • Permanent full time
  • Flexible work conditions


We have an opportunity for a Development Planning Team Leader who can make a positive influence, motivate and engage others.


Reporting to the Coordinator Development Planning you will manage a team of planners, technical officers, arborists and administration staff. This role will provide leadership and oversee and review the work of a team of Development Planning staff.



About the Role

  • Provide day to day advice, guidance and direction to staff
  • Drive continuous process improvements
  • Keeping staff abreast with state planning policy and legislative changes as well as all relevant council policies.
  • Process major and complex planning applications
  • Coordinate and lead statutory planning input into strategic matters and planning changes


Skills and Experience

  • Recognized tertiary qualification in urban planning
  • Knowledge of urban planning and development issues
  • Experience working with and implementing planning schemes and regulations
  • Understanding of planning enforcement
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Interpersonal and communications skills
  • A commitment to driving positive team culture. 


Company Culture


Our Staff choose to align their career with Banyule by living the values of Respect, Integrity, Responsibility, Initiative and Inclusion, strong learning and development culture and the positive way we work in partnership with the community.




  • $94,925.32 to $105,904.47 plus super
  • Permanent full time 38 hours
  • Monthly RDO
  • Flexible work arrangements, currently working from home arrangements are in place
  • Ongoing learning and individual development opportunities, including and health and wellbeing initiatives 
  • Office in Greensborough


For more information about this position please access a copy of the position description via the link below or to discuss your suitability, we encourage you to contact David Moon Development Planning coordinator on Tel: 9457 9871 for a confidential conversation.



To apply for this position, please include your resume and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description. For more information on how to apply, please refer to the Application Guidelines via the link below.


Applications Close 11.45pm on: Sunday 27 September 2020.


Banyule City Council is a child safe organisation and an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Screening Questions Essential: Do you have a recognised tertiary qualification in urban planning?
Desirable: Do you have recent experience in leading a team of planners?
Contact Person David Moon
Contact Number 94579871
Closing Date 27/09/2020
Position Description
Development Planning - 3548 50X Development Planning Team Leader.DOCX Open
Application Guide click here to view