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Senior Planner

Sydney CBD, New South Wales, Australia
City Of Sydney - 402


Salary:  AUD 115,588.00 per annum plus Superannuation (Remuneration stated is for the full-time position)

Employment status: Permanent

Employment arrangement: Full time

Location: Sydney CBD

Option to work under a 19 day month arrangement

The City of Sydney is one of the world’s most spectacular cities. Every year, another $3 billion pours into its evolution. We are guided by our Sustainable Sydney 2030 strategy and have ambitious goals in transforming Sydney.

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Planner to join our Strategic Planning and Urban Design Unit and contribute to develop controls and policy responses to complex urban development issues as part of an integrated strategic planning framework.

You will be responsible for preparing planning documents, reports and submissions in response to a wide range of planning and related issues, devising and implementing procedures in relation to policy development and implementation, along with providing planning advice to Council and the Central Sydney Planning Committee.

You will have tertiary qualifications in Urban Planning, Architecture or a related discipline, with extensive experience in the research, preparation, review and implementation of strategic planning policy, particularly local environmental plans, development control plans or contributions plans. You will also have a well-developed ability to research and analyse complex and sensitive development issues and propose solutions to these complex issues.

Excellent communication skills are also required for negotiation with internal and external parties and the preparation of comprehensive reports, as are a proven track record in meeting strict deadlines, balancing and responding flexibly to competing priorities and work effectively as part of a team.

The City of Sydney offers employees unparalleled employment benefits including accelerated long-service leave, flexible working arrangements and attractive maternity and paternity entitlements.

At the City of Sydney you will join a dedicated team where individual effort is part of something much bigger – delivering great things for our city’s dynamic future

To apply:  Click on the 'Apply' button to complete your online application.   Please upload your current resume and address the selection criteria stated within the position description that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. This role will require a criminal check.

Position description: CLICK HERE to view or download the position description.

Applications must be made online via the City’s website by Tuesday 22nd August 2017.

For further information contact: Sally Peters, Manager Central Sydney Planning  on 02 9265 9465.
Employee Benefits: CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of working in Council.

At the City we provide equal employment opportunity. We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment and encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.