City of Sydney Full Time Permanent 16/05/2019


Salary: AUD $91,426-102,601 per annum plus Superannuation

Employment status: Permanent

Employment arrangement: Full Time

Location: Sydney CBD

Option to work under a 19 day month arrangement

At the City of Sydney our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Sustainable Sydney 2030 - developing a green, global and connected city.

The City of Sydney is committed to excellence in all our planning/development decisions and the design of the buildings and facilities we provide to our ratepayers and the wider community. It's not just about the way the City looks - we strive to make sure projects are sensitive to the surrounding environment, socially equitable and sustainable. To meet this challenge we are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Planner to join our Planning Assessments team, to assess and resolve complex planning, urban design and heritage issues.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • tertiary qualifications in Urban Planning or a related discipline
  • relevant Development Application assessment experience
  • well-developed ability to research and analyse complex and sensitive development issues and propose solutions
  • well-developed written and oral communication, report writing and presentation skills
  • an ability to meet strict deadlines and to balance and respond flexibly to competing priorities.

Do you want to part of something challenging and rewarding? Are you passionate about serving our community? The City of Sydney might be the right career move for you.

To apply: Click on '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. This role will require 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, Sunday 2 June.

For further information contact: Michael Soo, Senior Area Planning Manager on 02 9265 9574.

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.