Planning Specialist

Job Description


About the Role

Gladstone Ports Corporation is seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the role of Planning Specialist.

Reporting to the Principal Planner you will provide strategic and technical advice, support and systems to facilitate and undertake the statutory processes required to enable lawful operational land use planning and development activities across GPC’s Ports.

The position is to focus upon the accurate and efficient processing development applications of varying complexities within relevant statutory timeframes and KPI’s for Assessment Manager and Referral Agency responsibilities in accordance with the Planning Act 2016;


In addition, your responsibilities will include:

Effectively respond with planning advice to industry, general public and internal enquiries in relation to development matters in a courteous and efficient manner;
Develop, implement and continually improve strategic and statutory planning and approval systems, processes, procedures and documents;
Assist with the preparation of various development application material for internal departments and facilitate approval processes, as required.

About You

You will possess recognised tertiary qualifications in Urban and Regional Planning, or related field. Significant demonstrated experience in statutory land use planning, including the assessment of development applications of various complexities is highly desirable.

Please complete the online application form addressing each of the key selection criteria and submit a cover letter, resume and copies of any qualifications as part of your application.

For further details on the role and requirements, please refer to the full position description.

GPC has competitive remuneration packaging including superannuation, salary packaging options and other benefits available to our employees.


Confidential enquiries can be made by contacting the careers team on (07) 4976 1686.

Applications are to be received prior to 4:30pm, Friday 20th May 2022, and must be submitted via www.gpcl.com.au/careers