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The strategic planning work program is varied. We are currently progressing planning scheme amendments relating to public open space and development contribution plan levies, heritage amendments, built form controls and environmentally sustainable design. Working as part of the strategic planning team, you will contribute to community engagement activities relating to housing and activity centres and assist with policy and strategic plan formulation.
- Support the development of urban planning policies, research studies and strategic plans and undertake planning scheme amendments.
- Review and assist in the development of planning policies and strategic studies.
- Provide detailed planning advice and carry out research into complex and multi-facetted planning issues.
- Implement action plans and assist in the preparation and coordination of special projects which require an integrated approach to planning.
- Assist the Principal Planner and Coordinator Strategic Planning in the assessment of major planning projects
- Well-developed analytical and conceptual skills with the ability to identify and formulate planning policy within a broad organisation-wide policy framework.
- Sound working knowledge of the Victorian planning policy framework and processes.
- An understanding of the strategic social, economic, physical and environmental issues facing Darebin and the regional context.
- The ability to deal with a variety of tasks concurrently with minimal supervision and achieving agreed targets within set time frames.
- The ability to seek input from and gain the co-operation of a wide cross section of stakeholders.
- A creative and collaborative attitude to work in and foster a cohesive team environment
Qualification & Experience:
- Recognised tertiary qualification in Urban Planning (or related discipline) and/or significant relevant experience within a strategic planning role.
- Experience working in local government is an advantage
Company: City of Darebin
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Darebin, Victoria, Australia
Application Deadline: N/A