Student/Graduate Planner

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  • Become a future leader with invaluable industry experience
  • Undertake interesting projects with management support
  • Program up to December 2024 with opportunity for extension
Our Team At Bayside Council, we are committed to a positive, flexible and supportive workplace culture, where our people and customers feel respected and valued. We are proud to serve our community through operating with transparency, integrity and in the best interests of the Bayside community to deliver exceptional service. The City Futures directorate focuses on developing our strategy to ensure sustainable and responsible planning and development for all aspects of our City. About the Role As a current university student or recent graduate, you will be in a position to participate in the numerous projects currently underway at Council. As one of the fastest growing areas in NSW, this is one of the most exciting periods to be working in Local Government. As a planner, you will rotate through the Development Assessment and Strategic Planning team, getting a full understanding of what is involved in assessing Development Applications and creating the framework and strategic intent of Council in the Strategic Planning. Key Accountabilities:
  • Assist to assess, review and report on development applications in a timely manner to comply with legislation, statutory and control code obligations.
  • Undertake research to assist with review and decision-making regarding development application assessments.
  • Participate in pre-development application meetings as appropriate.
  • Attend Council and Planning Panel meetings to present and respond to enquiries regarding development applications and recommendations.
  • Participate in stakeholder engagement activities to understand and meet the needs of the local community.
About you  We are looking for someone who has:
  • Completed a minimum of 2 years of your Urban & Regional Planning degree; or
  • Graduated in 2022, 2023 or due to complete in 2024 from your Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.
You will have current working rights in Australia and will need to demonstrate leadership and teamwork skills. You will have a desire to continuously learn, an innovative mindset, be pragmatic and not afraid to be involved in all aspects of the program, having excellent verbal and written communication skills Our Benefits and Culture As an organisation, we pride ourselves in offering a flexible working environment centred on delivering great outcomes for our customers, whether internal or external. Bayside Council has a strong culture of collaboration and delivering exciting new initiatives for our community.
  • 3 extra days off between Christmas and New Year
  • 15 days sick leave each year
  • 2 days health and wellbeing leave each year
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Additional parental leave entitlements for both parents
Apply Now Before submitting your application, please take the time to read the job description. Your application should include an up-to-date resume (max 3 pages) and a covering letter including your skills and experience (max 2 pages). Applications must be submitted by email to: [email protected] with the subject line titled: F24/190 Graduate/Student PlannerDeadline: Wednesday 15 May, 2024 Salary Range: $58,972.38 - $66,048.88 per annum, plus 11% superannuation Enquiries: Pascal Van De Walle – Coordinator - Development Assessment via email on [email protected] or via phone on 0456920548Applicants may be required to satisfactorily undertake a Criminal History Check, Medical and/or Working with Children Check in accordance with the position.We are an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment.
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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Architecture, Design and User Experience, Industrial
  • Locations:
    New South Wales,
  • Closing Date:16th May 2024, 12:00 am


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