Town Planner

  • Great opportunity for an experienced Town Planner
  • Join a close-knit and supportive team at a progressive lower north shore council
  • Full-time permanent opportunity with a Rostered Day Off every 3 weeks
  • Total package from $80,636 plus super, 35 hours per week

Why Apply?

Join us in creating a vibrant, progressive and sustainable community.

We are an innovative and progressive lower north shore Council with a rich history dating back to the 1890s and many heritage-listed sites. With an abundance of amenities and attractions, this area has something to offer everyone.  

We are a smaller Council, offering diverse and rewarding work. As a Town Planner you will be part of a small but ambitious Council, supporting our greatest asset- our community.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to utilise your skills in the area of Town Planning to provide efficient and timely determination of Development Application’s (DA’s) and Subdivision Certificates.

Mosman Council have a close-knit culture, with networking encouraged to support all teams.

Why You'll Like Working Here

At Mosman Council, we are committed to our community and its environment and provide our employees with the same level of commitment and care.

 As a close knit team you will experience a connected and supportive environment.

The team you will join is welcoming and knowledgeable and ready to collaborate to continually improve our systems and processes.

We offer diverse and rewarding work, ongoing training and development opportunities, health and fitness subsidy, tertiary study assistance program, access to fitness passport offering discounted gym memberships, and genuine work-life balance. Additionally, our staff have the opportunity to deliver on initiatives that have a tangible impact on the daily lives of residents.

We invite you to learn more about what Mosman Council has to offer. View the full list here.

What You'll Be Working

This is an ideal role for an enthusiastic Town Planner who us keen to kick-start their career working in a professional team environment.

You will be involved in a range of day-to-day activities including efficient and timely determination of Development Applications and Subdivision certificates, preparing reports involving assessment and regulatory matters and involvement in proceedings in the Land and Environment Court of NSW.

You will also have the opportunity to make recommendations to guide decisions on Construction Certificates, Occupation Certificates and proactively resolve issues together within your team.


What You'll Bring to the Role

With Tertiary qualifications in Town Planning or a related area or experience in development assessment, you will be committed to keeping your knowledge current and up to date.

You will bring knowledge of the Environment Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and an ability to interpret legislation, with a strong commitment to quality customer service.

You will have the knowledge and experience to prepare expert legal evidence and appear as a credible witness.

In addition to the above, you will also hold a valid Covid-19 vaccination certificate and a Class C drivers licence.

How to Apply

  • Apply now by completing the online application form below. Please note you can save your application and come back to it later.
  • You will be asked to demonstrate how you meet each of the selection criteria via an online questionnaire. You must answer all required field before you can submit your application.
  • You will be asked to upload your Resume/CV and other documentation relevant to the position. 
  • All documents uploaded must be in Microsoft Word, PDF or JPEG format.
  • For further information about the role, please contact Angelo Falato on 9978 4057 during business hours for a confidential discussion or see the attached Position Description.
  • Our preference is for applications to be submitted online, however, we will accept hard copy applications addressed to Human Resources, Mosman Council, 573 Military Road, Mosman, NSW, 2088.  

Applications close:    11.30pm, 29 January 2023 

Mosman Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

Mosman Council is committed to creating safer communities for children and young people.

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  • Disciplines:
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  • Locations:
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  • Closing Date:29th Jan 2023, 12:00 am


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