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Urban Development Officer

Urban Development Officer

Job Title: Urban Development Officer
Contract Type:
Location: Australia, Melbourne
Industry: Architecture and Design
Reference: 3276155
Contact Name: Emma Murphy
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Job Published: June 02, 2021

Job Description

Public Sector People are seeking an Urban Development Officer for a growth area council. This is an Urban Development officer position, at a Band 6 level working within the Urban and Open Space team.
Drawing on your skills in development facilitation, this is an outstanding opportunity to influence urban renewal outcomes and contribute to Council's vision of creating high quality and vibrant activity centres that are great places to live, work, recreate, learn, and invest. You will be assisting with the preparation and implementation of urban development strategies, planning, programs and projects.

This could be an opportunity for an experienced statutory planner who wants to transition into a strategic focussed role or suitable for a strategic planner with a focus on placemaking. Part-time hours will be considered and very flexible WFH arrangements.

Requirements include:
  • Tertiary qualification in Town Planning, Urban Studies, Environmental Planning or related discipline.
  • Experienced planner who is self-sufficient and has experience operating at a minimum Band 6 level.
  • Strategic or placemaking experience within Local Government is highly desirable.
Benefits include:
  • Secure a contract for 6 - 12 months.
  • Work in a council undergoing substantial growth with a variety of planning issues to challenge you.
  • Flexible working hours with part-time available.
For a confidential discussion regarding this position and other planning opportunities within Metropolitan and Regional Victoria, please contact Emma Murphy at PSP on (03) 8535 3111.  
Alternatively, please e-mail your current resume in Word format using the link below.