Employment Details
Date Added: 20-Mar-2020
Closing Date: 6-Apr-2020 05:00 PM


Shire of Donnybrook Balingup


The Shire of Donnybrook Balingup is seeking the services of a highly motivated and suitably qualified Planning professional.


About the Role:  The position is responsible for the leadership and successful delivery of all aspects of planning in accordance with Council’s strategic objectives.  Applicants must be in possession of a tertiary qualification in a discipline relevant to the position (e.g. Urban and Regional Planning) and possess a minimum of five years’ experience, preferably in a similar role.


The position is offered on a full time basis, for a contract period of up to five years. An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate, including a circa salary of $92,000 to $97,000 (dependent on experience) with superannuation of up to 12.5%.  Benefits include full private use of a Shire vehicle (subject to co-contribution) and free membership to the Donnybrook Recreation Centre.


About You: The Shire is seeking a high performing, autonomous candidate, with an excellent knowledge of town planning legislation and the capability to engage with the community and the organisation.


About Us: A medium-sized local government (Band 3) in the core of the South-West, endowed with stunning natural, built and cultural assets, the Shire delivers a breadth of services and programs comparable to many larger local governments.


To apply: Applicants are encouraged to review the position description and information for candidates. To apply, please forward your resume, with a supporting cover letter and statements addressing the key selection criteria to

Questions regarding this exciting opportunity may be directed to Mr Steve Potter; Executive Manager Operations, on (08) 9780 4200 or via email at 


Applications close 5pm, Monday 6 April 2020


Benjamin (Ben) Rose


Chief Executive Officer

Shire of Donnybrook Balingup

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