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Specialist Planner - City of Sydney

Sydney CBD, New South Wales, Australia
City of Sydney


Salary:  AUD $104,985.00 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


An exciting opportunity awaits you at the City of Sydney. Every year, another $3 billion pours into the City's 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 Specialist Planner to join our Strategic Planning and Urban Design Unit. The position will be responsible for developing controls and policy responses to complex urban development issues as part of an integrated and multidisciplinary strategic planning team.

You will have tertiary qualifications in planning or a related discipline, with experience in the research, preparation, review and implementation of strategic planning policy, particularly local environment plans, development control plans, supporting policy and/or contribution plans. You will also have a demonstrated ability to research and analyse complex and sensitive development issues and propose solutions.

Well-developed communication and influencing skills are also required for negotiation with internal and external parties and the preparation of comprehensive reports, as are a demonstrable ability to meet strict deadlines, respond flexibly to competing priorities and work effectively as part of a team.

The City of Sydney offers employee’s unparalleled employment benefits including flexible working arrangements.

To apply:  Click on 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and address the essential criteria (selection criteria) as stated within the position description that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. This role will require a pre-employment health declaration.

Applications must be made online via the City’s website by Tuesday, 2 October 2018.

For further information contact: Sally Peters, Manager Central Sydney Planning on 02 92659465.

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. 

To apply:  Click on 'Apply' button to complete your online application.