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Land Access Officer

Advertiser: AARNet Pty LtdMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
10 Jan 2019
Location
Sydney
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Information & Communication Technology, Telecommunications

Land Access Officer

About AARNet

AARNet Pty Ltd (APL) is the company that operates Australia's Academic and Research Network (AARNet). It is a not-for-profit company limited by shares. The shareholders are 38 Australian universities and the CSIRO. AARNet provides high-capacity, leading edge Internet services for the tertiary education and research sector communities and their research partners. AARNet serves over one million end users who access the network through local area networks at member institutions. For more information please visit our website at www.aarnet.edu.au

The Role

AARNet is seeking a Land Access Officer with experience in the telecommunications sector, to support its growing number of optical fibre construction projects. The Land Access Officer will work within the Infrastructure Delivery Group (IDG) to conduct the land access and statutory approvals requirements of these projects.

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Co-ordinating and conducting land access and negotiations for AARNet projects, including liaising with land owners, local councils and utilities
  • Coordinating project approvals, including:
    • Environmental and Cultural Heritage Compliance
    • Obtaining project permits and permissions, including statutory approvals
    • Resolving issues and objections
  • Stakeholder engagement across all aspects of fibre installation projects, including engagement with appropriate local, state and federal authorities

Expertise, experience & qualifications

Essential:

  • Experience working on telecommunications projects and obtaining statutory approvals relating to telecommunications construction activities
  • Understanding of Environmental Planning & Assessment Act and Development Application (DA) processes
  • Working knowledge of the Telecommunications Act 1997 especially regarding the installation of facilities
  • Familiarity with the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

Desirable:

  • Town/Urban Planning, Environmental Science or related qualification
  • Project management experience

Important skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and negotiation skills
  • Strong written communication skills including report writing and documentation
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with internal project staff and external stakeholders
  • Understanding of the fibre optic cable construction planning processes, requirements and issues
  • Willingness to travel regionally and interstate regularly

Conditions of employment

AARNet is committed to diversity and providing equal opportunity to all.  We’re a great place to work if you want to make a difference.  Remuneration will be based on skills and experience and will include an above market superannuation package.

How to apply

Applications, including a resume/CV and cover letter addressing the requirements of this role, should be sent by e-mail to employment@aarnet.edu.au.

About AARNet

AARNet Pty Ltd (APL) is the company that operates Australia's Academic and Research Network (AARNet). It is a not-for-profit company limited by shares. The shareholders are 38 Australian universities and the CSIRO. AARNet provides high-capacity, leading edge Internet services for the tertiary education and research sector communities and their research partners. AARNet serves over one million end users who access the network through local area networks at member institutions. For more information please visit our website at www.aarnet.edu.au

The Role

AARNet is seeking a Land Access Officer with experience in the telecommunications sector, to support its growing number of optical fibre construction projects. The Land Access Officer will work within the Infrastructure Delivery Group (IDG) to conduct the land access and statutory approvals requirements of these projects.

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Co-ordinating and conducting land access and negotiations for AARNet projects, including liaising with land owners, local councils and utilities
  • Coordinating project approvals, including:
    • Environmental and Cultural Heritage Compliance
    • Obtaining project permits and permissions, including statutory approvals
    • Resolving issues and objections
  • Stakeholder engagement across all aspects of fibre installation projects, including engagement with appropriate local, state and federal authorities

Expertise, experience & qualifications

Essential:

  • Experience working on telecommunications projects and obtaining statutory approvals relating to telecommunications construction activities
  • Understanding of Environmental Planning & Assessment Act and Development Application (DA) processes
  • Working knowledge of the Telecommunications Act 1997 especially regarding the installation of facilities
  • Familiarity with the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

Desirable:

  • Town/Urban Planning, Environmental Science or related qualification
  • Project management experience

Important skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and negotiation skills
  • Strong written communication skills including report writing and documentation
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with internal project staff and external stakeholders
  • Understanding of the fibre optic cable construction planning processes, requirements and issues
  • Willingness to travel regionally and interstate regularly

Conditions of employment

AARNet is committed to diversity and providing equal opportunity to all.  We’re a great place to work if you want to make a difference.  Remuneration will be based on skills and experience and will include an above market superannuation package.

How to apply

Applications, including a resume/CV and cover letter addressing the requirements of this role, should be sent by e-mail to employment@aarnet.edu.au.

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