About The City of West Torrens

As a medium sized metropolitan Council in South Australia, the City of West Torrens (CWT) offers you a chance to make a difference to the lives of residents in the community. We are large enough that we offer learning opportunities to support you in your role, and we're small enough so that you're not just 'one of a number'. With around 250 staff across various divisions, there is always something new happening and projects to be involved in.

Strategic Planner

Job No: CWT516
Location: Hilton


Strategic Planner

  • Permanent part-time role (22.8 hours a week)
  • Salary (Level 5 Officer): $87,492 to $91,393 per annum (FTE) inclusive of annual leave loading plus superannuation
  • Based at Hilton, SA
  • On-site car park permit provided


What you'll do 

As a member of our City Strategy team you will provide assistance to the Team Leader Strategy on economic development, heritage programs, service planning and budgetary requirements, and contribute to future directions and strategies.

You will contribute to the development and implementation of land use policy and economic development projects and strategies, programs and regional partnerships to achieve the City of West Torrens Community Plan, strategic management plans and Strategy Team Service Plan.

Who you are

If you have the ability to see the big picture, enjoy solving problems, know how to build relationships, have great verbal and written communication skills and know how to set work priorities and meet deadlines, you could be a great addition to our City Strategy team.

You must have the following essential qualification:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Economic Development or Urban and Regional Planning or another relevant tertiary qualification for the role.

In addition, accordance with the requirements of this role, a National Police Clearance and a current Class C Driver's Licence will be required as part of the Recruitment process.  

City of West Torrens' Proposition, Beyond the Paycheck

We are committed to providing a positive and inclusive workplace for all employees, ensuring all are treated fairly and respectfully.  We encourage and support a workplace that values individual differences, experiences and perspectives and aim to foster these to achieve organisation and individual benefit.

We are committed to achieving and maintaining White Ribbon Accreditation.

We promote diversity and flexible ways of working, including part time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Our teams are reflective of the communities in which we operate, and we value the unique contribution each member makes. The work we do makes a real difference to the lives of our residents and contributes to their economic and social wellbeing.

We value staff well-being and professional development and offer a range of benefits and support that help balance work and life. In addition to salary you are supported with

  • Excellent work-life balance with a 38 hour working week and monthly rostered day off (for full time employees)
  • Freedom to direct contributions to any compliant superannuation fund
  • A holistic health and well-being program offering flu vaccinations, skin checks, health seminars and more
  • Free access up to 3 counselling sessions through our Employee Assistance Program
  • Journey accident insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Corporate uniform allowance
  • Business Casual dress days in support of charities and not-for-profit organisations
  • Study assistance
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • On-site car parking

So are you interested?

If you can picture yourself working with our City Strategy team and providing a valuable service to help keep our community safe, click on the position description to find out more about this opportunity.

Enquiries to Caitlin Rorke-Wickins, Team Leader Strategic Planning on 8416 6207.

How do you apply?

Respond to the questions below then submit a cover letter, resume and attach a copy of your vaccination record, police clearance (if available) and drivers licence.

Closing Date: Monday 17 October 2022 at 5:00pm  





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