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Development Compliance Officer

Inner West Council
$80,362 - $102,043 a year

Job Description

About Inner West Council

Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 185,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs.

As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in our journey towards becoming the best council for our community.

We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its ‘Values First’ with flexibility, integrity, respect and the spirit of team as a set of values and associated behaviours for all levels in the organisation. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles

We offer flexible career life balance with hours that allow you to relax and recharge. We offer a variety of flexible work arrangement options (e.g. flexible hours and working from home) where appropriate giving you even greater quality of work life balance.

Permanent employees benefit from our great value gym membership from $14.95/week giving access to a vast network of gyms in Sydney.

About the role

Exciting opportunity for a qualified and motivated individual with a desire to improve and evolve in a supportive team environment to join our multi-talented and diverse Development Compliance Team.

As the Development compliance Officer, you will provide support to the Team Leader and undertake proactive audits and inspections and ensure all works including research, field inspections are conducted professionally and to the highest standard.

Please read the Position Description to familiarise yourself with all the requirements and conditions of the role.


$80,362.36 to $102,043.24 p.a. + Super (effective July 2021)

Access to IWC Car Allowance Scheme

Some of the required skills, experience and qualifications

  • Tertiary qualifications relevant to the advertised position drawn from a relevant field such as town planning, building surveying, environmental management, investigations or equivalent industry experience.
  • Demonstrated operational experience working within a legislative and regulatory framework including but not limited to the Local Government Act 1993; Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979; Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997; State, Regional & Local Environmental Planning Policies; Development Control Plans; National Construction Code (Building Code of Australia) and Australian Standards
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage high workloads, complete tasks and meet prescribed customer service response levels

This role also requires a Current NSW Driver’s Licence.


Jeff Noman, Team Leader Development Compliance on 9335 2262

Closing Date

Sunday 27 June 2021, 11:30PM

How to Apply

We recommend you read the Position Description for the role to make sure your application addresses the requirements of the position. Council is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants. Please advise us within the application if you need support, reasonable adjustments to participate successfully in the recruitment process.

Eligibility for employment/Pre employment Checks Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks as required for the position. This may include police records checks, certified copies of relevant qualifications, Driver’s Licence and proof of work rights in Australia (please refer to the Position Description for the specific qualifications/requirements for the role). Copies of any sighted documents will be kept by IWC for its records as proof of verification.

Inner West Council is a Diversity employer. We encourage applications from all candidates.

Council is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature aged workers to apply.