Senior Landscape Architect

Job No: MCC3538
Location: Taree

About the MidCoast Region

From lakes and estuaries to white sandy beaches to world heritage mountain wilderness, the MidCoast region offers an attractive lifestyle for everyone. Our community is characterised by its welcoming attitude, growing economy and natural beauty. These are the pillars of the quality of life we value. To find out more about our beautiful region click here.

Our organisation

At MidCoast Council our people are our most important asset and we believe that we can only reach our full potential when you reach yours. This is the place for those who seek to play a role in the community and have an enthusiasm to learn and grow. Here you can make a real difference.

Our community is our customer and is at the centre of everything we do.  We value, support and empower our people to deliver positive results for our community.

Right now, we are investing heavily in our organisation, and our people. Our Administration Centre has relocated to a brand-new state of the art facility designed to inspire innovation, creativity and collaboration. The building has been named ‘Yalawanyi Ganya’ which means “sitting/meeting place” in the Gathang language of the indigenous people across the MidCoast Region.

The role & you: 

An exciting new role exists within the Community Spaces Department for an effective and decisive leader to help shape and deliver improvements to Council’s open spaces and recreation assets across the MidCoast region. Utilising your landscape architectural skills and project delivery experience, you will guide a small team of recreation professionals to research, design and deliver projects that support the sustainable achievement of Council objectives across diverse communities and demographics within our LGA whilst being an advocate around enhancement and creation of public open spaces. The successful applicant will have demonstrated highly developed stakeholder engagement skills and encouraged to have a growth mindset.

The package: Commencing salary package circa $95,700 p.a. plus superannuation.  A leaseback/commuter use vehicle is available and will be discussed with the successful candidate.

Location: This position will be based at our Administration Centre in Yalawanyi Ganya at 2 Biripi Way, Taree. You may also be required to be based from other Council sites across the MidCoast Council region.

Tenure: Permanent, Full Time.

How to apply: 

  • Before applying please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION 
  • When responding to the questions below, please include detailed and relevant examples of your skills and experience. 
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At MidCoast Council, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities. Our aim is to provide all of our staff with an inclusive, safe and healthy working environment.

For enquiries regarding the application process contact Loretta Anderson, Senior Human Resources Business Partner on 02 7955 7316.

For questions relating to the position requirements please contact Amanda Hatton, Manager Strategy and Projects on 02 7955 7489.

Closing date: Sunday 29 May 2022 at 11.30 pm.

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