Executive Planner - Growth Areas

Job Title: Executive Planner - Growth Areas
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New South Wales
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-01-14
Reference: JO-1901-92950
Contact Name: Gareth Broadrick
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 14, 2019 21:08

Job Description

Wollondilly Shire Council is one of the fastest growing councils in NSW. With the new Badgery’s Creek airport only 12km’s away and with Wilton New Town set to be the eighth largest town in New South Wales, growth is key to its future. In this role you will play a key part in the Sustainable Growth unit, undertaking strategic planning tasks and projects to facilitate the long term growth of Wollondilly Shire.

Located in a unique and enviable geographical position - only 1.5 hours’ drive from Sydney CBD, 45 minutes’ drive from Liverpool and 45 minutes from Wollongong – the Executive Planner Growth Areas role offers all the benefits of lifestyle living but with all the professional challenges of a rapidly growing peri-urban Council. 

Part of the Western Sydney City Deal, the area will see a critical amount of Government investment rolled out for transport, jobs and infrastructure across Western and Southwest Sydney. As Executive Planner Growth Areas, you will be providing professional advice across Council on strategic matters relating to Priority Growth Areas. You will be also be facilitating community engagement and working closely with other Government departments such as the NSW Department of Planning and Environment.

With a consultative approach, you will possess strong communication and negotiation skills. With the ability to prepare high quality, accurate written studies and reports, you will also have a strong knowledge and understanding of the legislative process in Local Government in regards to strategic planning.

Wollondilly Shire is set for a period of sustained growth of which the Executive Planner Growth Areas will play a key role. Be part of its success.

An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the location and role is offered.

For further details please view the recruitment video and success profile here:

Closing Date: midnight Sunday 17th February 2019

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Gareth Broadrick on 02 8093 0605, quoting ref no. JO-1901-92950. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at

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