Forward Works Planner - WestInvest

Here at CBCity

The City of Canterbury Bankstown is one of the most culturally, socially and economically diverse communities in Sydney. We are a complex organisation delivering 21 key services such as childcare, waste collection, parks maintenance, libraries, community facilities and aquatic centres to over 370,000 residents across 110km2.

Located just nine kilometres southwest of the Sydney CBD, Canterbury Bankstown’s 41 suburbs form a highly urbanised metropolitan environment.


The Role

The position will work as a key member of the City Plan and Transformation Unit, participating in multi-disciplinary teams from across Council and managing individual projects requiring consultation and negotiation with internal and external stakeholders.

In this role you will be responsible for managing grant funding reporting requirements for the WestInvest Program and other grant funded projects at Council. You will also collate and analyse outcomes and expenditure quarterly and yearly and develop information for community and statutory reporting. The opportunity is offered on a four-year temporary full time basis.

*Please refer to the position description for a full list of duties


You will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in economics, urban planning, social policy or environmental planning, or related discipline and / or relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Class C Driver’s License


*Salary from $84,005 per annum (Grade G, Step 1) + 10.5% super.

Click on the link below to access salary information for all steps within the designated Grade and have a discussion with us.


What’s on offer

By joining our team, you will evolve within a dynamic and welcoming organisation that puts the community at the heart of everything we do. We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all members of the community to apply.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • Hybrid WFH for up-to 2 days a week.
  • Flexible work practices.
  • Flexible start and finish times.
  • Accrued Time Off.
  • Work/Life balance environment.
  • Temporary Full-Time & 35 hour working week.
  • Central Bankstown location (close to public transport).
  • 4 weeks annual leave, per year of service.


For more information, please contact Rachel Symons (Forward Works Planning Coordinator) on 9707 9796 or 

You will need to submit your application via the ‘Apply’ button below and create a login using your email address and upload a;

  • Resume; and
  • Cover Letter explaining your suitability for the role.


Applications close at 11:59pm, Sunday 4 December 2022.

Canterbury Bankstown Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We want our workplace to reflect the diverse community we serve. We encourage applications from all backgrounds, experiences and abilities; this includes people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, the LGBTQI community and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.

Successful applicants may be required to undertake a Criminal History Check, Medical and/or Working with Children check in accordance with the position.

Council is committed to ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of all team members and other workers. Our COVIDSafe Workplace Policy requires all team members to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccination status before commencing employment with Canterbury-Bankstown Council. Council defines ‘up-to-date’ to include having had a third dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine. Medical exemptions are only available if you are unable to be vaccinated due to genuine medical contraindications and may be subject to further review. Applications for a medical exemption will be managed in accordance with Council’s COVIDSafe Workplace Policy.

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Vacancy Description - 2022 11 CF CP Forward Works Planner-WestInvest Grant Reporting Position Description.pdf (339 kB)
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