Development Compliance Officer (Ref: 784)

Employment Details
Closing Date: 27-May-2019 04:00 PM

About the position:

This position will assist the City’s Development Compliance team to ensure the City’s obligations and functions are carried out in a legal, professional and efficient manner and ensure the development industry complies with relevant local government, town planning and building legislation.

Key accountabilities:

  • Respond to general enquiries/complaints (personal, written or telephone) relating to development compliance.
  • Investigate breaches (alleged or otherwise) of either town planning, building or local government legislation.
  • Routinely monitor and inspect development across the City.
  • Assist with the implementation of Council resolutions and provide regular reports to the Coordinator Development Compliance on progress of action.
  • Assist and contribute towards the identification, development, implementation and review of guidelines, policies and procedures in relation to development compliance.

For further information view the position description: Development Compliance Officer (Ref: 784)

To gain a better understanding of the role, please call Andy White, Coordinator Development Compliance on 08 9956 6923.


Position requirements:

The successful applicant must have an understanding of the issues related to development in regional Western Australia (especially in the Mid-West region), as well as developed knowledge and appreciation of relevant development legislation within Western Australia.

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

A salary starting from $60,646 per annum or $30.6914 per hour will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 18.5% Superannuation 
  • 22 Annual Leave days
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career opportunities
  • Study Assistance
  • Centrally located
  • Free parking

Interested in applying?

To be considered for this vacancy, you must include the following documents in your application:

  1. A completed Application Form (to enable the E-Form, save the document to your computer desktop)
  2. A current resume
  3. A document addressing each of the selection criteria outlined in the roles position description (please refer to Information for Applicants for further details)

Applications should be emailed to the Chief Executive Officer at or sent to: City of Greater Geraldton, PO Box 101, Geraldton WA 6531 by 4pm, Monday 27 May 2019.


Ross McKim


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