Job Details
  • Reference381360A_1633500556
  • LocationNew South Wales
  • SalaryAU$94936 - AU$108768 per annum + super
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted17 days ago
  • ConsultantGary Ward

We are currently recruiting for Property Acquisitions Officer for our client, a local council based in South Western Sydney. This is a full time, permanent role for 35 hours per week and a salary range of $94,936 - $108,768 + super. The council offers an attractive benefits package including flexi time, access to education assistance and various wellness perks.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing organisation to assist with their property acquisition program which will help shape a significant infrastructure development within the community over the next 20 years.

Key accountabilities

  • Coordinate Council's property acquisition activities and take carriage of Councils growth areas projects
  • Ensure compliance with legislative requirements relating to property acquisitions, compulsory acquisitions and hardship claims
  • Undertake negotiations in conjunction with Property Services Coordinator and in consultation with relevant stakeholders associated with Council's acquisition programs including landowners and their advisors
  • Ensure that all property matters including road closures, property sales/acquisitions (including Land Tax clearance certificates), reclassifications and Roads Act dealings are completed accurately and efficiently
  • Provide expert advice, analysis and support in all property matters including legislative matters as required by the Local Government Act, Real Property Act, Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act, Roads Act and related legislation.
  • Participate in any Court proceedings relating to property acquisitions and hardship claims


Essential Requirements:

  • Relevant Tertiary qualification in Property and/or Property Valuation such as Land Economy, Conveyancing, Diploma or equivalent
  • Demonstrated experience of compulsory acquisitions, land acquisitions, hardship claims, purchase and disposal of property and the relevant legislative provisions
  • Registered or Licensed under relevant legislation
  • Demonstrated experience in reviewing, negotiating and drafting legal instruments relevant to property including sale contracts, leases and licences
  • Current Class C drivers licence and ability to inspect property
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating complex and sensitive property matters
  • High level understanding of the relevant legislative provisions relative to property including land acquisitions, compulsory acquisitions, hardship claims, purchase and disposal of property
  • Excellent verbal and written reporting skills
  • Excellent understanding of property agreements and relevant legislations applicable to these agreements


The closing date for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 26th October 2021

This is a great opportunity for a Property professional who wants to be involved in a significant program so if you match the above criteria, please submit your resume by clicking on the 'APPLY' button below or call Gary Ward on 02 9269 8809 for a confidential discussion.