Technical Officer - Property

Job No: TSC471
Location: Murwillumbah

Bring your experience as a Technical Officer - Property and join Tweed Shire Council's Design team.

Providing paralegal support to the Legal Services Officer, you will be responsible for the management and maintenance of statutory land registers and the implementation of rural addressing, together with conducting statutory road closure applications.  Within the parameters of the position, you will be required to resolve property, road and related title issues without reference to the supervisor and to resolve problems regarding road status and acquisition.  

The position requires specialist knowledge of property law and related issues and a level of technical knowledge of compulsory acquisition of land in various circumstances, with reference to local government requirements.  You will need an indepth knowledge of relevant legislation and substantial experience in the contemporary practice of the land tenure activities normally conducted by Local Government.

What's on offer:

  • An attractive base salary ranging from $1,184.75 per week with competency based increments up to $1,390.94 per week, plus 9.5% super
  • 70 hour, 9 day fortnight
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance.
  • Generous employment conditions (we have too many to list - click here for more).

We are seeking:

  • Substantial experience in the contemporary practice of land tenure activities
  • Knowledge of property law
  • Technical knowledge of compulsory acquisition of land in various circumstances, with reference to local government requirements.

Where it's located:

This position is based in Murwillumbah, and can be directed to work from any Council work site.

Position closes: 

Friday 26 April at 12 noon sharp (NSW time).  Late applications will not be permitted.

Interviews will be held in Mid May.

 

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How To Apply

PLEASE NOTE: ONCE YOU START YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION, YOU CANNOT SAVE AND RETURN TO IT LATER.  YOU MUST USE YOUR OWN EMAIL ADDRESS, AND NOT ONE USED PREVIOUSLY BY ANOTHER PERSON THAT HAS APPLIED FOR A POSITION WITH COUNCIL.

You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document. You can then COPY and PASTE your answers from Word into the below fields.

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  2. Fill out all questions below. Click 'Next'. For tips on how to address selection criteria, click here.
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  4. Review your application to confirm everything is correct. Click 'Confirm' to submit your application.

If you'd like to COPY and PASTE selection criteria fields into a separate Word document to work on over time, please find them listed below:

  1. Substantial experience in the contemporary practice of land tenure activities normally conducted by Local Government including demonstrated depth of experience in all avenues of compulsory acquisition, including procedures of acquisition by or without agreement, acquisitions from the Crown and the associated procedures related to native title issues
  2. Current NSW Drivers Licence Class C.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge and application of the requirements of:
    • Roads Act 1993
    • Local Government Act 1993
    • Crown Lands Act 1989
    • Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act 1991.
  4. Demonstrated understanding of leasing and licensing requirements, particularly in relation to Council owned or Crown land.
  5. Demonstrated knowledge of subdivision procedure, including development approval, plan registration and title issue.
  6. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the various procedures available under the Roads Act 1993 to complete the closure and opening of roads, by both Council and private individuals.
  7. Demonstrated ability to resolve land title problems and anomalies.
  8. Demonstrated high level oral and written communication skills.
  9. Knowledge of current standards of Occupational Health and Safety, Equal Employment Opportunities and Quality Assurance applicable to the position. 

Desirable:

  1. Enrolment or completion of an Associated Degree in Law or Licensed Conveyancing Certificate.
  2. Relevant knowledge of planning instruments and regulations applicable to land development including:
    • Local Environment Plans
    • Development Control Plans
    • State Environmental Planning Policies
  3. An understanding of Geographical Information Systems and ability to access and manipulate the data within the GIS.
  4. Relevant knowledge of the NSW Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and its application to the position.

 

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Unit   Design
Job Grade  5
Industry  Legal Services
Employment Type  Full-time
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