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Senior Strategic Planning Officer job availability

  • Programmed Professionals is one of Australia's leading professional, engineering and technical recruitment agencies, servicing clients nationally.

    Our client based near the North of the CBD are currently seeking a Senior Strategic Planning Officer to join their team for a 5-month contract.

    Key Accountabilities:

    • Respond to written and verbal customer enquiries,applicant Scheme Amendment liaison and pre-lodgement advice, inspections, statutory and technical assessment,research and investigation.
    • Preparation and presentation of the Council's position in public meetings, evidence, appeals or inquiries, consultant selection, supervision and project management, stakeholder consultation, assessment and consideration of public submissions.
    • Preparation of internal reports, recommendations or advice to outside agencies, assistance to the Manager with oversight of work processes, quality control and staff supervision, mentoring and recruitment as directed.
    • Preparation and review of Town Planning Schemes, Amendments and Planning Policy.
    • Major strategic Development Applications and Structure Planning proposals.
    • Preparation of Amendments and Detailed Area Plans associated with the core responsibilities of the Business Unit.


    • Tertiary level qualifications in Town Planning, or a related discipline
    • Demonstrated high level of knowledge and understanding of the principles and practise of statutory and strategic Town Planning in a Local Government environment
    • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) and the ability to negotiate at high levels.
    • Ability to exercise decision-making and judgement in a logical, lawful and accountable manner.
    • C' Class Drivers Licence.
    • Current National Police Clearance (under 3 months).

    For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact Tara McKay at Programmed Professionals on or email

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