Urban Planner

Urban Planner

Job Title: Urban Planner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 3110012
Contact Name: Emma Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 27, 2020 14:47

Job Description

Public Sector People are currently working with a Metropolitan Council located west of the Melbourne who require a Band 5 Urban planner to join their growth area team.
This is a council experiencing substantial growth and you will gain exposure to a niche area of planning separate to plain statutory planning. This team deal with planning proposals within Council's growth areas.  Future use/development are controlled by Precinct Structure Plans and Development Contribution Plans, so this is a project management approach to planning.
To be successful, you must have previous Local Government experience within Victoria, candidates who already have worked within growth areas will be highly regarded.
Requirements include:
  • Tertiary qualification in Town Planning, Urban Studies, Environmental Planning or related discipline.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Candidates who have had some practical planning experience, either through a student placement or a professional placement.
Benefits include:
  • Contract with potential for extension, assessed on performance and budget allocations.
  • Broaden your expertise working for this fast growing Municipality working alongside a team of seasoned Planners.
  • Excellent opportunity to get foot in the door with a council undergoing massive growth with lots of opportunity for permanent employment.
For a confidential discussion regarding this position and other opportunities within Metropolitan and Regional Victoria, please contact Emma Murphy at Public Sector People 03 8535 3111.  
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