Senior Strategic Planner

Hume City Council Full Time Permanent 3/03/2023

* $93,328 - $ 100,866 per annum (Band 6, Level A-C) based on qualification and experience, plus Super * Permanent Full Time

Who are we?

Hume City Council is a leader in local government and is recognised for its innovation, initiative, leadership, service, quality and support for its people and the diverse communities of North-western Melbourne.

Hume employs a diverse workforce of over 1800 people who are passionate about delivering positive outcomes to the community through a vast network of over 100 delivered services and facilities that we are proud to maintain for the public.

What is a Senior Strategic Planner for Hume?

Working within the City Strategy team a Senior Strategic Planner leads and supports a diverse range of projects. Along with opportunity to reflect and operate on:

  • Developing new policies and planning scheme amendments in urban renewal areas, growth areas and rural areas.
  • Assessing and shaping proposals for future of metropolitan and local activity centres, State significant employment areas, new neighbourhoods and established suburbs.
  • Inputting to place making, urban design, transport planning and major infrastructure projects.
  • Collaborating and negotiating with State Government agencies and developers, and engagement with the community.



Why we need you?

The Senior Strategic Planner will be shaping projects in our growth areas, numerous Metropolitan and Major Activity Centres, diverse established suburbs, dynamic and successful industrial precincts, and beautiful rural areas.

The role offers great opportunity to lead your own planning projects and be invited to provide a strategic perspective and support to a range of major infrastructure, place making and urban design projects.


About You

As a Senior Strategic Planner, you will have demonstrated skills and qualifications including but not limited to:

  • Tertiary qualifications in urban and regional planning or related fields.
  • Working knowledge of planning legislation and other related planning land use policies and strategies and their application and delivery.
  • Ability to identify optimal solutions to land use planning issues.
  • Ability to provide a strategic perspective and an integrated approach to the consideration and assessment of development opportunities and proposals.

To apply for this job go to: Applications close 28 Mar 2023(Job ID:6271034)

Organisation Profile

Hume City Council is a leader in local government and is recognised for its innovation, initiative, leadership, service, quality, and support for its people. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion and the principles of gender equality.

Our Council recognises the value of the diversity and strength of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures to the heritage of all Australians. We have zero tolerance for child abuse and adhere to the Victorian Child Safe Standards and related legislation. Our people are required to observe child safe requirements and support the safety, participation, well-being, and empowerment of children.

Our strong commitment to social justice and the environment provides opportunities for employees to participate in various programs. We offer flexible work arrangements and a range of other employee benefits to support employee's work life balance.

For further information please view the position description or contact Andrew Johnson on 0436 629 123.