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Principal Planning Officer (Continuous Applicant Pool)

Office of the State Planner; Planning; Multiple locations across Queensland

At the Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning, we are thinking ahead and acting now to secure responsible economic development and liveable communities. You can be a part of our team by bringing your passion, innovative regional and urban planning knowledge and skills to make a positive difference to the big issues across Queensland. You will have the opportunity to join a workplace where your knowledge, experience, diversity and individuality are valued.

Job details

Position status Permanent,Temporary
Position type Flexible-full-time,Flexible-part-time
Occupational group Policy & Planning
Classification AO7
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North,Brisbane - South,Brisbane - East,Brisbane - West,North West Qld,Cairns region,Flexible,Logan - Beaudesert,Toowoomba region,Wide Bay,Darling Downs - Maranoa,Moreton Bay - North,Moreton Bay - South,Far North Qld,Townsville region,Mackay region,Rockhampton region,Gold Coast,Sunshine Coast,Ipswich region,Central West Qld,South West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/480159/23
Closing date 27-Sep-2023
Job duration Various duration
Contact person Rochelle Sinclair
Contact details Email:
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Working with us offers passionate planners like you an opportunity like no other:
» Work for the lead government agency for urban and regional planning in Queensland. We set the planning framework and work on some of the largest planning projects.
» Visit locations across Queensland, working with colleagues and communities throughout the state.
» Working in government means working for Queensland. Your job doesn't just allow you to but requires you to directly contribute to making Queensland more beautiful, prosperous, liveable and sustainable.
» Be in a unique position to influence political decisions and government planning policies.
» Have a genuine opportunity to lead the planning agenda and be involved in projects from proposals through to delivery.
» Influence the way government processes work and fix problems rather than feel powerless on the ‘outside' of the system.
» Have great opportunities for your career direction and development. The Queensland Government is the biggest employer in the state.
» Enjoy ongoing development from internal and external training providers, as well as mentoring opportunities and sponsorships for further study.
» Work the way you want, in partnership with your team and clients - We are flexible.
» Feel valued and engaged. We value diversity and cultural capability, and we are an equal opportunity employer.
Applications to remain current for 12 months
Job Ad Reference: QLD/480159/23
Closing Date: Wednesday, 27 September 2023

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We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

This is a Continuous Applicant Pool for Principal Planning Officer multiple positions available with multiple work status, multiple locations across Queensland.
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