Graduate Town Planner

The Role


A rewarding opportunity has become available for a Graduate Town Planner to join our Development unit. This opportunity will see you achieving quality outcomes alongside a team of focused Development Assessment professionals.


In this role you will:

  • Assess development applications and subdivision certificates in accordance with Council’s adopted policies.

  • Prepare assessment reports and determinations on development proposals

  • Attend to members of the public at the Customer Service counter, email and on the telephone.

  • Prepare correspondence, reports and memorandums in relation to development matters.

  • Coordinate comments from other areas, both inside and outside Council, relating to development matters.

  • Undertake site inspections.

  • Meet relevant timeframes nominated by Council.

  • Undertake general duties as directed by Manager/Team Leader.


You will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Town Planning (or nearing completion in 2021)
  • Class C driver’s licence.
  • Technical knowledge of relevant Acts and statutory controls.
  • Current knowledge and understanding of trade related issues, current trends and industry best-practice and development.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A High level of technical attitude
  • Customer service experience
  • A high level of attention to detail


The salary range for this opportunity commences at $61,966 (Grade D, Step1) + 9.5% super 

Click on the link below to access salary information for all steps within the designated Grade.

How to apply:

You can submit your application by clicking the “Apply Now” button and creating a login using your email address.

When submitting your application, make sure to address the essential criteria mentioned in the position description in your covering letter.

We pride ourselves on being a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. We encourage people with a disability or culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Applications close at 11:59 pm on Sunday 16 May 2021

For more information, please contact Andrew Hargreaves (Team Leader Development Systems) on 02 9707 5517
Vacancy Description - 2021 04 PLAN DEV Graduate Town Planner Position Description.pdf (352 kB)
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