Strategic Recreation Planner

Ku-ring-gai Council Full Time Permanent 8/06/2021

 Council is currently seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced professionals for the role of Strategic Recreation Planner.


Strategic Recreation Planner


  • Salary $94,487.12 – $109,605.08 p/a + super
  • Permanent fulltime - 35 hours per week
  • Flexible working hours
  • Leaseback vehicle offered


Located 16 kms north of the Sydney CBD, the Ku-ring-gai area covers 84km2, is home to 127,000 residents and is set in one of New South Wales’ most attractive natural environments.


Ku-ring-gai Council is seeking an experienced Strategic Recreation Planner to work as part of a team preparing open space plans, policies and strategies that will ensure public open spaces support a diversity of outdoor recreation activities.


Reporting to the Team Leader Urban Design, your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare strategies and planning policies for the improvement of recreation and sport in consultation with key stakeholders and the community
  • Assist with the preparation and implementation of plans and strategies as required by the Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS)
  • Provide advice regarding current and emerging open space and land use planning issues in sport, recreation and physical activity areas
  • Oversee the preparation, review and reporting of Plans of Management for the effective management and maintenance of Council parks, sportsgrounds, halls and golf courses
  • Project management working across all departments of Council including procurement and management of consultants within agreed budget and timeframes


Required experience & skills:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in in a relevant discipline such as urban planning, landscape architecture or recreation planning;
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in related field
  • A current Class C driver’s licence


How to apply:

All applicants are required to apply via the Council’s website


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 Hiring Managers - Bill Royal  - 9424 0946 or Antony Fabbro -9424 0854

Closes: 11:45pm, Monday 28 June 2021


Ku-ring-gai Council is an equal opportunity employer