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Senior Planner - City of Sydney

Sydney CBD, New South Wales, Australia
City of Sydney - 5975




Salary:  AUD $118,304.00 - $132,573.00 per annum plus Superannuation (Remuneration stated is for the full-time position)

Employment status: Term Contract up to 30 December 2020

Employment arrangement: Full-Time

Location: Sydney CBD

Option to work under a 19 day month arrangement

Two exciting leadership opportunities are waiting for 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. The Greater Sydney Commission's strategic planning framework has created a new paradigm making strategic planning central to city making decisions. 

We are seeking two highly skilled and motivated senior planners with leadership capabilities to join our Strategic Planning and Urban Design Unit and assist with implementing the Greater Sydney Commission's ambitious framework. In addition, you will be 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 statutory plans, supporting policy and/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 and influencing 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.

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:  Visit to view or download the position description.

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 national criminal check and pre-employment health declaration.

Applications must be made online via the City’s website by 11:59pm on Sunday 22 July 2018.

For further information contact: Andrew Thomas, Executive Manager - Strategic Planning and Urban Design on 02 9265 9616.

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.