Director Planning And Environment

Strathfield Council Full Time Permanent 4/08/2022

Strathfield Council is located in Sydney’s Inner West about 12 km’s from the city centre and halfway between Parramatta and the Sydney CBD. Located within a growth corridor, Strathfield is well serviced by public transport, has a unique economic identity with significant commercial centres like Sydney Markets, and a high concentration of notable educational facilities.

It’s estimated that by 2036, Strathfield Council’s population will increase from 48,000 to over 80,000 people. Council has a strong commitment to balancing the population growth of the LGA with a sustainable future. We have many internal and external projects and initiatives planned in order to adapt and improve Strathfield well into the future.

The Director Planning and Environment plays a key role in the newly formed Executive Team and will provide strategic advice and direction for the future of Strathfield. You will manage Council’s environment planning, development assessment, public health, waste and compliance services and have a commitment to engaging with stakeholders to ensure that Strathfield is progressive while retaining the garden and heritage characteristics of the area.

In leading this directorate, you will be a collaborative leader who is able to effectively manage a range of complex tasks, lead change and innovation processes to ensure delivery of outcomes, have the strength to lead through uncertainty, and be able to visualise our desired future in building a better Strathfield.

An attractive Total Remuneration Package is offered to the successful candidate.

Please visit our website to obtain a detailed Information Package about the role and the Application Form. Once you have read these please contact Peter Tegart on 0427 834 278 for a confidential discussion regarding the position.

Applications close 9am Monday, 29 August 2022.

Only those with the right to work in Australia need apply.