Principal Strategic Planner

Hume City Council Full Time Permanent 3/03/2023

* $103,625- $ 114,818 per annum (Band 7, Level A-D) 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 Principal Strategic Planner for Hume?

Working within the City Strategy team a Principal Strategic Planner leads and supports shaping our city through strategic planning policy and place-based projects. Along with opportunity to reflect and operate on:

  • Preparation of a wide range of complex planning policies across our growth areas, urban renewal areas and rural areas.
  • Collaborate with a range of internal and external stakeholders to develop integrated and place-based solutions to realise lasting community benefits for an appreciative and diverse community.

Why we need you?

The Principal Strategic Planner will be shaping a municipality ready for change by preparing, implementing and reviewing of local planning policies, strategy plans, precinct structure plans, development plans and development/infrastructure contributions plan.

The role offers great opportunity to lead a range of diverse policy and place-based projects.

About You

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

  • Tertiary qualifications in urban and regional planning or related fields.
  • Substantial senior level experience in the preparation and implementation of high-level strategy plans and planning policies and application of the Victorian Planning Provisions, including planning scheme amendments.
  • Skills and experience in the development of urban design guidance and strategic plans for large scale urban developments such as Structure Plans and Development Plans.
  • Skills in statistical analysis and the use of spreadsheets in the implementation and monitoring of Developer Contributions.

To apply for this job go to: Applications close 28 Mar 2023(Job ID:6271079)

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.