Land Project Officer

About the role The Land Project Officer plays a key role in implementing a range of land and property projects to support the City’s major capital works and other strategic initiatives.  We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Commercial Services team to focus on land administration and property dealings.    This may present an ideal opportunity for urban & regional planners and property professionals (including recent graduates) to learn a niche market role, which is increasingly in demand in the local government sector. In this role, you will undertake duties such as:
  • Pro-active acquisition of land for public works
  • Manage the purchase and sale of land for commercial and operational purposes
  • Changes to Crown reserves, roads, rights of way, pedestrian accessways etc
  • Provide subject matter advice on land and property matters to support major projects and the City’s capital works program
  • Manage subdivision or rezoning of City land where required
  • Management of contractors in line with procurement requirements
  • Assist with communications for the Executive and Council, including the preparation of Council items, presentations, responses to questions, briefing of the Executive team etc
Skills & Experience
  • Tertiary qualification in Urban & Regional Planning or Property ideal and/or experience in a similar or related role.
  • Recent Planning or Property Graduates are encouraged to apply
  • Experience with (or demonstrated knowledge of) the Local Government Act 1995 and Land Administration Act 1997
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Attention to detail and comfortable working with legislation and process
  • Organised and efficient, with the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Permanent, Full-Time Role
  • Monthly Rostered Day Off
  • Free Gym Membership to both Leisure Centres!
  • Access to exceptional employee benefits
  • $85,570.29-$90,264.87 per annum + super
 Impact the Community in a Big Way The City of Canning aims to be a welcoming and thriving city, giving our people an opportunity to thrive through work that truly makes a difference!  With a population of around 100,000 over 64 square km of land, we provide services to support and develop our community every day. We believe that engaging people with diverse backgrounds and all abilities will assist in delivering superior services to our community and are committed to the principles of equal opportunity for all. Canning welcomes you to apply: Click APPLY to complete the application and submit your Resume and Cover Letter (PDF format preferred).  You may also contact Toni van den Hurk on 0437 337 127 for a confidential discussion.  Visit our website for more information about the role. Applications are open until 5.00pm Friday 20 October 2023, we reserve the right to contact applicants and close the advertising period early.
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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Accounting, Actuarial Studies, Administration, Architecture, Arts
  • Locations:
    Western Australia, Perth,
  • Closing Date:20th Oct 2023, 12:00 am


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