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Strategic Planner

Bannockburn, Victoria, Australia
Golden Plains Shire - GP309
Golden Plains Shire

This is an exceptional opportunity for a switched on Strategic Planner who is looking for their next challenge to join our Planning Team. Who work with, and on behalf of, the community to prepare plans and strategies that deliver on Council’s vision of being a healthy, safe, vibrant, prosperous and sustainable community.

The Team is working on some exciting projects, including the Northern Settlement Strategy, a number of small town structure plans, and is also working to promote and support sustainable community development.

Day-to-day you will:

  • Contribute to the development of the Golden Plains Planning Scheme in support of Council’s vision for future land use and development;
  • Coordinate and manage planning scheme amendments;
  • Prepare and deliver a range of strategic plans, studies, guidelines and policies;
  • Coordinate consultation regarding planning issues and proposed policy or development projects;
  • Develop positive relationships with clients and the community to assist in the outcomes of strategic planning initiatives; and
  • Prepare and mange project briefs and oversee project consultancies.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications;
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role;
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with the ability to facilitate community engagement sessions;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to liaise with a broad range of people; and
  • Ideally, you will be someone who brings diverse life experience and a genuine passion for what you do.

How to apply

If you like the sound of this role, please apply via our careers website at:  

Applications for this role must include a cover letter and CV and will be required to address the Key Selection Criteria.

For more information, you can contact Laura Wilks, Strategic Planning Team Leader, on (03) 5220 7271.