Permit Coordinator

Full-time position. located in Westbury, Tasmania.


  • Are You a Skilled Coordinator Looking to Join a Growing Industry Leading Team?
  • Opportunity for Career Growth and Professional Development with Comprehensive Training Provided
  • Permanent, Full-Time Employment. Mon-Fri. Location: Westbury, TAS


Join an industry leading team in the building and construction sector, who are known for their top-quality work, great service, and innovation. They are embarking on an exciting growth journey and are looking for a skilled ‘Permit Coordinator’ to join them.


  • Career Growth: Benefit from a comprehensive training program and opportunities for career advancement.
  • Flexible Working Arrangement: Full-time position preferably from the office with flexibility of working from home 1 day per week if necessary.
  • Work with the Best of the Best: Be part of an industry-leading company known for their innovation and quality workmanship.
  • Great Team Culture: A positive and supportive culture marked by their genuine care for team members and a family-friendly atmosphere.


As a Permit Coordinator, you'll play a crucial role in handling our client’s council approvals. You'll work closely with various stakeholders to ensure our client meets all regulatory requirements, ensuring a seamless process from planning to construction.

Your key accountabilities:

Pre-Site Administrative Tasks and Council Approval:

  • Manage pre-site administrative tasks and the council approval process.
  • Obtain necessary certificates for occupancy and completion.

Client Communication and Coordination:

  • Act as the main point of contact for clients, providing updates and managing expectations.
  • Liaise with engineers, soil testers, and energy assessors during the permit process.
  • Navigate local council requirements, including responding to RFIs.

Project Management and Documentation:

  • Work closely with both internal teams and external consultants to ensure project success.
  • Maintain meticulous records and documentation throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Ensure attention to detail throughout the process, which typically takes 2 to 8 months.

Permit Management:

  • Apply for and manage permits before construction begins, ensuring compliance.
  • Handle the development application and secure building permits for houses, meeting specific requirements.
  • Oversee house completion to obtain occupancy permits for clients.
  • Manage completion permits for additional structures like sheds after house completion.


You're a skilled coordinator well-versed in council legislation and permit approvals. A true professional with a sharp eye for detail, outstanding organisational skills, and adept negotiation skills.

To be successful, you will need to demonstrate:

  • Experience in the residential building sector with a deep understanding of council legislation.
  • Experience working with or within a council is highly regarded.
  • Solid understanding of building, renovation, and navigation of council approvals.
  • Familiarity with council audit processes and documentation requirements.
  • Outstanding organisational skills with the ability to effectively manage completing deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Creative problem-solving skills with high attention to detail.
  • A strong work ethic, maintaining a professional demeanor, and consistently upholding high standards.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Outstanding people skills with the ability to manage conflict and negotiation.
  • Proficiency in various IT applications and software systems such as: The list, Builder Trend, smart sheet, excel.

Are you ready to grow your career and become part of an industry leading team?

Then we want to hear from you!


We are a recruitment firm that really loves to talk to and get to know our candidates.

Click on the APPLY NOW button if you feel that this opportunity interests you. Please feel free to CALL, SMS or EMAIL me. I'm available by phone EVERY DAY of the week, including weekends from 7.30am to 7.30PM

Finn Perry-Collier via P: 0419 333 894 or E:

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