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Senior Open Space Planner

Senior Open Space Planner

Job Title: Senior Open Space Planner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 3269728
Contact Name: Emma Murphy
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Job Published: May 18, 2021 09:17

Job Description

PSP are currently seeking an Open Space Planner for a metro council in the Eastern suburbs. This is a part – time (22.5 hours) contract until November while the role is recruited on a permanent basis.
Reporting into the Coordinator of City Design, the purpose of the position is to manage and review the Open Space Strategy, identifying the open space, recreation, sporting and land development needs for the community over next 15-20 years.
Prepare strategies, planning policies, develop concept and masterplans for open space projects. Preparation of reports, project briefs and tender documentation.
At a strategic level, the Open Space Planner is tasked with the delivery of contemporary master plans, policies and strategies for the open space network within council. You will be actively collaborating with the community and external stakeholders.
This role would suit an Open Space Planner, Strategic Planner, Landscape Architect or an Urban Designer.
Duties include:
  • Preparation, review and update of strategies, policies and strategies relating to the open space network
  • Developing, implementing, and delivering open space initiatives with appropriate community consultation.
  • Participate in the preparation of the capital works program including developing business plans, project scope and budgetary estimates for urban design and public space projects.
Benefits include:
  • Part-time contract – 22.5 hours
  • Contract until November, role will be recruited permanently.
  • Competitive hourly rate.
  • Varied projects, opportunity to develop skills in open space strategy.
For a confidential discussion regarding this position and other opportunities within Metropolitan and Regional Victoria, please contact Emma Murphy at PSP on (03) 8535 3111.  
Alternatively, please e-mail your current resume in Word format using the link below.


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