EOI - Council Assessment Panel

Council Assessment Panel (Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016)
Expression of Interest for Independent Members (4 Independent Member positions, including Presiding Member position)

The Kangaroo Island Council is seeking expressions of interest from members of the public to fill 4 independent member positions including appointment of 1 independent presiding member position on the Council Assessment Panel (CAP).

Currently, the CAP is responsible for assessing a range of Development Applications against the provisions of the Council’s Development Plan. At some stage later in 2020, the CAP will act as a relevant authority under the provisions of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016.

Meetings are currently scheduled for the first Monday of each month at the Kingscote Council office. A copy of the current Terms of Reference for the CAP is available on request.

Interested persons must be qualified at Level 2 of the SA Government Accredited Professionals Scheme, or be eligible for and have undertaken registration at the time of commencement of the appointment. Applicants should have a reasonable knowledge of both the Development Act 1993 and the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016, as it relates to development assessment, have appropriate qualifications or experience in a field that is relevant to the activities of the Panel, a keen interest in planning or related fields and an understanding of issues associated with the future development of the KI region.

Current Panel members are welcome to re-apply.

Members will be paid a sitting fee to cover time involved in preparing for and attending meetings.

The current appointment of the existing CAP will conclude in May 2020, and the newly appointed Members would commence from June 2020.

Expressions of interest for the independent member positions must include a resume and covering letter detailing skills and experience, and providing evidence of accreditation / eligibility and should be forwarded kicouncil@kicouncil.sa.gov.au no later than 5:00pm on 17 April 2020.

For further information, please contact Aaron Wilksch, Manager of Development & Environmental Services on (08) 8553 4541.

Greg Georgopoulos
Chief Executive Officer