Landscape Architect


Change your lifestyle and live and work in a vibrant community and great coastal environment.

Ballina Shire Council is situated on the Far North Coast of New South Wales, 20 minutes from Byron Bay and one hour from the Gold Coast. The shire is a popular tourism destination with pristine beaches, rainforest retreats and hinterland hideaways.



We are currently seeking a passionate and suitably qualified and experienced individual to join Council's Planning and Environmental Health Division. This position is responsible for providing creative and innovative landscape architecture/urban design solutions, including project management, to a diverse range of Council projects.

A key responsibility of the position will be to function as the recognised organisational specialist in the area of landscape architecture/urban design by providing professional and technical design advisory services to a range of internal clients.

Hours of work for this part time position are 21 hours per week.

To be successful you will bring

  • Behaviour that positively demonstrates Council’s values of: creative, accessible, respect, energetic and safe.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Landscape Architecture and/or Urban Design or relevant field combined with extensive demonstrated practical experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in the coordination and delivery of quality urban design landscape and open space projects in the public domain.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of current landscape construction methodology; compliance to industry standards; awareness of professional contract documentation; and a sound appreciation of specification of suppliers and materials within the industry.
  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery of creative and innovative design solutions including awareness and integration of environmentally responsible design initiatives.
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of CAD drafting, graphics software and project management applications, with the ability to produce both hand drawn and computer generated graphics.

The rewards

  • A part time annual salary range of $50,300 to $57,800 (plus 10.5% superannuation) dependent upon skills, experience and qualifications.
  • An inclusive culture where all our people are valued, EEO, diversity and differences are respected.
  • An absolute focus on our peoples’ safety and well being.
  • Learning and career development opportunities.
  • Generous Award workplace conditions.

Click here to view the Position Description and Information Package.

Applications close

11.30pm on Friday 2 December 2022

Specific enquiries

Matthew Wood | Director Planning and Environmental Health | 02 6686 1474

How to apply

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Engineering Environmental, Environment, Food Technology, Medical
  • Locations:
    New South Wales,
  • Closing Date:2nd Dec 2022, 12:00 am


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