Environmental Planner

Job No: SSC545
Location: Sutherland Shire

 Things We’ll Trust You With:

  • Contribute to planning and decision making processes in the preparation of land use planning strategies and policies for Sutherland Shire.
  • Assist the project teams dealing with issues associated with the functions and responsibilities of Strategic Planning.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and provide professional, responsive, and helpful advice to customers.

Things You’ll Do:

  • Contribute to the preparation of Local Environmental Plans, Development Control Plans, policies and responses to legislative change
  • Independently undertake routine planning tasks and more complex and non-standard tasks with supervision and direction.
  • Undertake research and prepare policy papers and reports.
  • Answer enquiries by phone or email, or attend to customers, relating to Council’s policies or requirements, and planning queries.

 Things You’ll Be Proud Of

  • Working collaboratively with a diverse, knowledgeable and professional team.
  • Being exposed to projects that only a career in local government can offer. 
  • Working for a team and organisation that values career development and personal growth.
  • The positive impact you make on our local community. 

 The Fine Print:

  • Apply by submitting your resume and a cover letter outlining why we are a great fit!
  • Get your application in by: 10:00pm Monday 26 September 2022
  • Interview date: Interviews will be facilitated week beginning 3 October 2022
  • Package: $79,108 - $107,521 gross p.a. plus superannuation (Salaries will be negotiated based on skills and experience). 
  • Hours of work: Temporary Full Time, 35 hours per week with 19 day month flexi time available. Temporary opportunity available for a period of 6 or 12 months 
  • To benefit your wellbeing you will have access to fitness passport, corporate membership to our leisure centres, employee assistance program, annual flu shots, health and wellbeing programme and novated lease options

**To meet Council's WHS requirements and in accordance with Council's COVID-19 Safety Plans, this position has been identified via risk assessment to be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or provide evidence of an approved medical contraindication, you will be required to produce evidence as part of the application process. Successful applicants are subject to ID checks, Functional Assessment, Reference checks, Qualification checks, and Work Rights verification.

Keen To Learn More?

  • Click on the links to check out the Position Description
  • Reach out to Mark Carlon MCarlon@ssc.nsw.gov.au for any job specific enquiries
  • Claudia Hudson CLHudson@ssc.nsw.gov.au, Talent Acquisition Business Partner, can assist with any recruitment related enquiries.
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If you want to make a difference and be part of a challenging and rewarding working environment, then joining us just might be the right career move for you! Join a passionate and dedicated team covering a diversity of services, industries and occupations.

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