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Area Planning Manager
Division: PLANNING DEV & TRANSPORT
Unit: PLANNING ASSESSMENTS
Section: AREA PLANNING(CENTRAL)
Salary: AUD 135,154.00 - 154,406.00 per annum plus Superannuation
Employment status: Permanent
Employment arrangement: Full time
Location: Sydney CBD
Option to work under a 19 day month arrangement
Sydney is one of the world’s most spectacular cities with billions of dollars being invested in its evolution every year.
The City is promoting a culture of design excellence, innovation and creativity. The City of Sydney’s Sustainable Sydney 2030 Vision and City Plan are directed at enhancing the quality of life for residents, workers and visitors through sustainable development of the physical environment, economy, society and cultures with a vision for a green, global and connected city.
To meet its challenges the City is seeking an experienced planning professional to lead an area based team of development assessment planners, and be part of the team delivering high quality outcomes for Australia’s Global City.
The City of Sydney deals with in excess of 2,000 applications a year, many of which are applications for major urban renewal and CBD development. You will manage and lead a team responsible for the assessment and resolution of complex planning, urban design, heritage, traffic and environmental issues associated with development within a defined geographical area of the City.
To be successful you will be highly skilled and have tertiary qualifications, at degree level in Urban Planning, Architecture, Urban Design or a related discipline. Proven ability to manage and lead a team of planners in charge of a heavy caseload of applications so as to meet strict deadlines and to balance and respond flexibly to competing priorities is required.
You will have a high level of experience in dealing with development applications, preferably the assessment of applications within a local or state government environment, experience and skills in the Land and Environment Court in terms of preparing evidence and appearing as an expert witness. You must also have highly developed written and oral communication, report writing and presentation skills and demonstrated proficiency in urban design and heritage. A strong customer focus is also required.
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: Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application.
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.
Please include the names and telephone numbers of two referees who are your direct supervisors.
This role will require a national criminal record check and a pre-employment health declaration.
Position description: CLICK HERE to view or download the position description.
Applications must be made online via the City’s website by 11.59pm Wednesday, 9th May 2018.
For further information contact: Bill Mackay, Manager Planning Assessment on 02 9265 9518.
Employee Benefits: CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of working in Council.
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.
- Closing Date:
- 09 May 2018
- NSW - Sydney
- AUD $135,154.00 - $154,406.00 per annum plus Superannuation
- Work Type:
- Full Time
Urban Planning / Development