Town Planner

Meander Valley Council Full Time Permanent 3/09/2021

About the Role:

As a regional Council with areas of urban growth, industrial estates, rural land and regional townships, planning applications and enquiries received by Meander Valley Council are varied and for a Town Planner this provides the unique opportunity to grow their knowledge and gain valuable experience. 

Meander Valley Council seek a motivated professional with direct experience in Town Planning. Joining our Planning team you will provide effective and efficient service to achieve required outcomes and to support the day to day statutory planning function. 

The ideal candidate will hold a tertiary qualification in Town Planning, have previous experience in the assessment, management and processing of Development Applications, exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. Prior experience working for the local government sector will be advantageous. 

This position is offered on a full time basis. Annual salary will be negotiated subject to applicant’s qualification, skills and experience within a range of $79,086 to $92,729, in accordance with Council’s Enterprise Agreement. 


If you would like more information about this opportunity please contact Krista Palfreyman, Director Development and Regulatory Services on 03 6393 5322 or email

How to Apply:

To be considered, please address your application to the Human Resources Officer and include:

  • an application form
  • a cover letter
  • a resume
  • a statement addressing each of the focus questions

To obtain an application form and to view the focus questions listed within the job specification and position description for the role please visit: 

To be considered applications are to be submitted directly to Meander Valley Council by email to:     

Applications Close:

Monday 20 September 2021 at 9.00am.