Vacancy Details

Asset and Environment Compliance Officer 

  • From $82,620 pa plus superannuation 
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders 
  • Full time | Ongoing role  


Wodonga is a progressive, well-planned, growing city that is affordable, offers an abundance of opportunities and is led by strong, empathetic stewardship. We aim to strengthen our community in all that we do.  

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Wodonga Council is committed to serving the community and we are dedicated to providing high quality services across the community.  

We are a values driven organisation that is committed to building healthy and engaged teams who benefit from our flexible work options, health and wellbeing initiatives, and development opportunities, so that we grow as individuals and as an organisation. We recognise the importance of balancing work and life and understand that priorities change with time.  

At Wodonga Council we offer meaningful work and take pride in what we do. 


The role 

The Asset and Environment Compliance Officer is responsible for undertaking inspection and enforcement of compliance activities for council assets including environmental lands, trees and open spaces. This work includes the administration and enforcement of the Road Reserve Works Permit and other compliance and enforcement activities as required.  

Key aspects of the role include: 

  • Working closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that reported breaches of planning permits and building permits are addressed. 
  • The administration of the vehicle crossing permit and approval process. 
  • Participation in planning investigations, compliance and enforcement actions as required. 

If this sounds appealing and you are looking for an active role that makes a real difference in the community, we’d like to hear from you. 


What you will bring (key selection criteria) 

To be successful, you will be able to build key relationships, use sound judgement and have strong communication skills.  

Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate: 

  • Relevant qualifications and/or significant experience, including knowledge of relevant legislation, planning, building and development compliance permits and orders.   
  • Ability to read and interpret plans, undertake inspections to assess compliance against statutory requirements and take appropriate compliance and enforcement action.   
  • Well-developed communication skills with the ability to clearly and confidently liaise with stakeholders and develop solid working relationships in order to mediate, negotiate, educate and provide direction within the scope of compliance and enforcement activities.  
  • Ability to work autonomously and confidently problem-solve situations that require high level critical thinking skills.     
  • Ability to demonstrate strong personal values that align with council, including the ability to be flexible and adaptable to a variety of situations. 


How to Apply 

Visit our website 

Use the apply button to commence your application. 

To apply applicants will be required to provide two documents;  

  • a cover letter addressing your suitability for the position (see key selection criteria) and,  
  • a current resume. 


The successful applicant will be required to provide a copy of a National Police Check, and Current Drivers Licence prior to commencement. You will also be required to undergo a pre-employment functional assessment (arranged by Council).  



Simon Maughan | 0400 886 344 | 


Applications close Monday 11:59pm 29 May, 2023. 

Position Description below 

Wodonga Council is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. 

Wodonga Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides many benefits for staff, including; 

  • employee health and wellbeing programs,  
  • flexible work arrangements, 
  • learning and development, and 
  • career pathways and opportunities. 

The organisation prides itself on having a positive and supportive culture. We are committed to ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow and enhance the skills of our staff.  We have a strong commitment to the council’s corporate values of trust, integrity, learning and respect. 

We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; people with a disability; people from any gender identity and sexuality orientation; and people from every age, culture and ethnic background. 

If you have special needs that we can address to assist you submit your application or to fully participate in the selection process, please contact us. 

We welcome applications from veterans and defence families. If you are a veteran and would like to discuss how your skills may transfer across, please contact us at