Town Planner

Salary: $69,568 to $93,767 per annum, plus 10.5% superannuation and a 9-day fortnight. Appointed salary in this range will be based on skills, qualifications, and experience. Are you looking for a challenge in assessing a diverse range of development applications? This may be the perfect opportunity for you! About us Hornsby Shire is located on Sydney's upper north shore, approximately 25 kilometres north of the CBD. Known as the ‘Bushland Shire’, our local government area is characterised by bushland comprising national park, major waterways, natural reserves, and rural landscape. The rest of the Shire combines urban, rural, and open spaces. About you In your new role you will demonstrate a strong understanding of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, State and Local Environmental Plans, with regard to development assessment. The Town Planner role requires a pro-active, enthusiastic person who has good problem solving and interpersonal skills, and good persuasive skills when seeking agreement, discussing issues and resolving problems with people at all levels. About the role The position comprises the following major components: • Provide assessment services which are timely and ensure that public safety and amenity are protected and ensuring all statutory components are complied with • Represent Council in proceedings in the Land & Environment Court • Provide a high level of customer service in the provision of planning advice and information concerning development proposals Benefits of working with us! We pride ourselves on having a fantastic culture with a genuine appreciation for work-life balance and an excellent path to advance your Planning career. Visit and click on 'what we offer' to learn about the wonderful benefits available at Hornsby Council. Hornsby Shire Council recognises the benefits to both an individual employee and the organisation that can arise from working from home arrangements. Please note that it is a requirement of this position that you are double vaccinated prior to commencing duties with Hornsby Council. For further information, please contact Rod Pickles, Manager, Development Assessments on (02) 9847 6731. Closing date: 28 May 2023 at 11.30pm.
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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Architecture, Design and User Experience, Industrial
  • Locations:
    New South Wales,
  • Closing Date:29th May 2023, 12:00 am


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