Town Planner

Town Planner

Job Title: Town Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Regional VIC
Reference: 2935947
Contact Name: Emma Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 28, 2019 16:02

Job Description

The Council
Located on the Murray River and bordering NSW, Moira Shire is a 2.5-hour drive from Melbourne.
The area’s warm Mediterranean climate and appealing natural environment means Moira is home to a variety of agricultural, horticultural, viticultural and tourism operations.  Attractions of the region include wineries, historic homesteads, galleries, craft shops, licensed clubs, water sports, fishing, beaches, forests, lakes, rivers and wetlands.
This is country living, at its finest.

The Role

Reporting directly into the Planning Coordinator, you will come aboard as a valued member in a team of seven. Moira Shire fosters a culture of collaboration and boast a welcoming planning unit, so you will be provided with ongoing support and professional development.
This role provides the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of planning, working across both statutory and strategic areas. You will gain exposure to a diverse range of applications - residential, industrial and commercial, as well as subdivision, native vegetation control and planning enforcement. You will also have input in the development of local policies and planning scheme amendments.

The advantage of working for a regional council is the potential for career development. You will further your planning expertise, gaining exposure to a variety of applications that you would not otherwise be exposed to. This is the opportunity to enhance your planning knowledge tenfold.

The Benefits

This is a family-friendly council with flexible working arrangements catering to family or personal needs.
You will enjoy the advantages of a social club, a fundraising club and a discounted gym membership - so you will have an active social life in your new location! In this beautiful region, with a warm climate, you can look forward to lunch by the Murray River every day.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a planner wishing to broaden their expertise in both Statutory and Strategic planning, while gaining a new place to call home.
For further information and the position description please contact Emma Murphy from Public Sector People on (03) 8535 3111. To apply for the position, submit resume to The closing date is 2nd of June at midnight.

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