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Urban Planner- Specialist
Council Chambers
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Position Description

  • Salary $78,292.24 – $90,819.56 p/a + super
  • 6 months Fixed Term Contract
  • Tertiary qualifications and experience essential


Located 16 km's north of the Sydney CBD, the Ku-ring-gai area covers 84km2, is home to 124,000 residents and set in one of New South Wales' most attractive natural environments.


Council is currently seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced professionals for the role of Urban Planner - Specialist.


Reporting to the Team Leader Urban Planning, this role will see you prepare and review planning proposals and assist in general planning duties associated with The Ku-ring-gai Local Environmental Plan and the North District Plan.


Being able to successfully manage competing priorities and high volumes of work effectively within tight timeframes is a key requirement of this position, as is the ability to work both independently and as an effective team member.


To be considered for this role you will require tertiary qualifications in Urban Planning, Urban Design, Architecture or equivalent and previous experience in a similar role.

Knowledge of local government legislation and policies is essential, along with effective written and verbal communication skills and the ability to deliver complex outcomes in a politically sensitive environment.


**Please note that this is a full-time opportunity; however, consideration for working part time hours may also be given. If you have a preference for working part time, please indicate this in your application.


How to apply:

Applicants are requested to address all Essential Criteria as listed within the Position Description to be eligible for an interview.


Like to know more? Please contact Craige Wyse - 9424 0855

Closes: 11:45pm, Sunday 23rd September 2018


Ku-ring-gai Council is an equal opportunity employer

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