Division: City Planning Development & Transport 

Unit: Strategic Planning & Urban Design  
Salary: AUD $99,931 - $112,144 per annum plus Superannuation 

Employment status: Permanent 

Employment arrangement: Full Time

Location: Sydney CBD 

Option to work under a 19-day month arrangement


At the City of Sydney our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Sustainable Sydney 2030-2050 continuing the vision – developing a green, global and connected city.


We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated planner to join our Strategic Planning and Urban Design Unit. The Strategic Planning and Urban Design Unit is responsible for the development of planning controls, strategic plans and policy responses to urban development issues within a holistic strategic planning framework for the City of Sydney Local Government Area.


The primary purpose of this position is to contribute to the development of planning controls and strategic plans for the City of Sydney. It also includes preparing submissions in response to a wide range of planning and related issues, devising and implementing procedures for policy development and implementation, liaising with other divisions of the organisation and providing planning advice to the Council and the Central Sydney Planning Committee.


To be successful you will have tertiary qualifications in Urban Planning, Architecture or a related discipline, with experience in the research, preparation, review and implementation of strategic planning policy, particularly local environmental plans and development control plans.


You will also have:

demonstrated ability to research and analyse complex and sensitive development issues and propose solutionsability to meet strict deadlines and to balance and respond flexibly to competing prioritieswell developed communication skills for negotiation with internal and external parties and the preparation of comprehensive reportsdemonstrable ability to work alone and effectively as part of a team


Do you want to be part of something challenging and rewarding? Are you passionate about serving our community? The City of Sydney might be the right career move for you.


To apply: Click on the 'Apply' button to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and respond to the online application questions that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.


This role will require a national criminal history check and a pre-employment health declaration form.


The City of Sydney has mandated vaccination for all employees. The successful applicant will be required to provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination.


Position description: CLICK HERE to view or download the position description.


Applications must be made online via the City’s website by 11:59pm, 31st January 2023.


For further information contact: Tamara Bruckshaw, Manager Green Square & Major Developments on 02 9265 9743.


Employee Benefits: CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of working in Council.


We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and value diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We encourage all applicants, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, LGBTIQ and culturally diverse communities to join Council.


The City will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via [email protected] or 02 9265 9333 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email or phone).  


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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Architecture, Design and User Experience, Industrial
  • Locations:
    New South Wales,
  • Closing Date:1st Feb 2023, 12:00 am


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