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Development Assessment Planner


Reference: 3800273

Strathfield Council is undergoing a process of transformation to become a leader of planning in the inner west area of Sydney.

Council's commitment to strengthening its current planning framework is reflected in the recent preparation of Development Control Plans relating to Urban Design and Heritage.

These policies seek to deliver quality urban design outcomes and the ongoing maintenance and protection of heritage throughout a locality known for its high standard of development, open spaces and streetscape appeal.

Strathfield Council is uniquely placed to deliver the Parramatta Road Urban Transformation Strategy in collaboration with the Department of Planning and Environment, Canada Bay and Burwood Council's. Work has also commenced in relation to the recently announced Homebush Priority Precinct. These projects represent an exciting and rare opportunity for prospective Development Assessment Planners to be involved in large scale residential developments that aim at improving housing choice for an increasing and changing population.

Council is looking for a highly motivated, technically competent, and customer focused planning professional to join its Planning and Development team to support this transformation and to deliver against Council's Community Strategic Plan.

The Position

The purpose of this role is to best integrate development outcomes for the Strathfield area, which aims to optimize residential amenity, environmental quality and social and economic well-being. The position also involves that you manage the planning process, whilst assessing Council's and all legislative requirements, to achieve a high quality urban domain.

For the complete position description please visit our website under the ‘Employment' section, or you may contact Silvio Falato, Manager Planning & Development on (02) 9748 9999.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Gross Salary commencing from $70,000 to $80,000 plus Super, negotiable based on experience
  • Flexible work arrangements (9 day fortnight)
  • Generous award leave provisions
  • Secure and stable employment

To Apply

Please review the information available on our recruitment hub and address all the essential and desirable selection criteria in the position description (not exceeding 1 page.)

If you have any questions about the role, please email Silvio Falato:

Applications close at 5.00pm on 25 October 2017.

Applications Close: 25 Oct 2017