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City of Sydney (View other jobs from this organisation)
Division: LEGAL & GOVERNANCE
Unit: LEGAL SERVICES
Section: LEGAL SERVICES
Salary: AUD $121,262 per annum plus Superannuation (Remuneration stated is for the full-time position)
Employment status: 12 month contract
Employment arrangement: Full Time
Location: Sydney CBD
Option to work under a 19 day month arrangement
At the City of Sydney our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Sustainable Sydney 2030 – developing a green, global and connected city.
The City is looking for a lawyer with planning and compliance litigation experience to join its unique and well-regarded Planning and Compliance legal team. This in-house team has carriage of a range of litigation, including a large number of planning appeals and civil and criminal compliance action. The successful candidate will also be exposed to a variety of legal advice work from all areas of the City’s operations including planning, construction and development projects, local government administration and access to information. This role provides the opportunity to join a high performing team offering strategic and practical legal services to support the City’s delivery of the innovative and diverse Sustainable Sydney 2030 strategy.
The successful candidate will have at least 3 years PQE in the areas of planning law and/or local government compliance and enforcement law. The successful candidate will demonstrate:
- litigation experience in the Land and Environment Court;
- the ability to work autonomously and manage a varied workload;
- an enthusiasm for and interest in local government matters and the City of Sydney;
- an ability to develop strong relationships with a variety of clients;
- excellent drafting and communication skills; and
- the ability to understand new concepts and a willingness to develop innovative and practical solutions to legal problems.
The City of Sydney offers employees unparalleled employment benefits including accelerated long-service leave, flexible working arrangements and attractive maternity and paternity entitlements.
At the City of Sydney you will join a dedicated team where individual effort is part of something much bigger – delivering great things for our city’s dynamic future
To apply: Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and address the essential criteria (selection criteria) as stated within the position description that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. This role will require a pre-employment health declaration.
Position description: CLICK HERE to view or download the position description.
Applications must be made online via the City’s website by Monday 23 July 2018.
For further information contact: Kirsten Morrin, Principal Lawyer on 02 9265 9361.
Employee Benefits: CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of working in Council.
At the City we provide equal employment opportunity. We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment and encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
- Closing Date:
- 23 Jul 2018
- NSW - Sydney
- AUD $121,262 per annum plus Superannuation
- Work Type: