Senior Strategic Planner - Growth Areas

Job Title: Senior Strategic Planner - Growth Areas
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: $90000 - $100000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-02-08
Reference: JO-1902-93369
Contact Name: Lydia van Vliet
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 08, 2019 16:09

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 Senior Strategic 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 a Senior Strategic Planner for 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.

You will have strong experience in the assessment of land capability in regards to the Government legislation. With the capability of being able to provide high quality written studies, plans and strategies, whilst being able to communicate this to the general public. You will be efficient in communicating, influencing and negotiating effectively at all levels of both the Council and Community. As a team player who supports change and innovation you will also demonstrate the ability to see the bigger picture in regards to the strategic land use matters.

Wollondilly Shire is set for a period of sustained growth of which the Senior Strategic Planner – Growth Areas will 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 3rd March 2019

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion please contact Gareth Broadrick on:

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T: 02 80930606 

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