DSS Implementation & Permit Services Area Manager

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Melbourne - Docklands

The 4x newly created DSS Implementation & Permit Services Area Managers works with the development industry and private landowners in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to investigate, design, strategically plan and review the Development Services Schemes (DSS) to provide new water assets required to meet the needs of Victoria’s Population Growth in line with other, sometimes competing, Strategic Objectives. This role co-leads the DSS program, a type of developer-funded Infrastructure Contribution Plan which manages, and quality assures the delivery of land and new assets in Growth areas to enable the development of new jobs and homes for Melbourne, predominantly in Greenfield areas.

This is a Melbourne Water Hay 17 role where the salary guideline is up to $163,146 (package), depending on your skills and experience when considered against the Position Description. 

This role is responsible for managing and determining the Statutory Services related to civil engineering and urban planning approvals (predominantly Development and Subdivisions relating to civil engineering and environmental engineering matters) within the DSS Scheme Areas. This includes including defending those decisions at the Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal (VCAT), project management and some financial reporting functions associated with the Assessment and Regulation phase of the DSS. The role is responsible for all types of approval, including the management and quality and accuracy of all Functional Design Business Needs Indicator assessment (BNIs) for all assets types of $100m+ project values – being the Project Initiator leading the project from end to end and formation of Legal Agreements to require works and DSS contribution payments for land and works, Pre-Application Advice and Stormwater Management Strategies and supporting SEPHA assessment.  This is a general civil engineering role where statutory urban planning and construction knowledge is needed to succeed.

For more information, please see the attached Position Description: Download File PD_DSS Implementation & Permit Services Area Manager.pdf

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Closing date: 16 Dec 2021 at 11:55pm AEST

Please note a Police Check / Health Assessment is required for this position.

Applicants will be required to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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