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Statutory Planner - Contract

Melbourne - Inner North, Victoria, Australia
Hays - Melbourne - 2041759
  • Exposure to diverse and complex applications
  • Support from an growing management team
  • Competitive hourly rate with flexible working arrangements

Statutory planner job. Progressive, inner-city council. Diverse applications. Permanent extension available.

Your new company
This inner-city council located in the northern suburbs is known for its progressive approach to planning projects and its growing and diverse community. Located less than 10KM from Melbourne CBD, this council is experiencing rapid growth in infrastructure and housing developments.

Due to an increasing number of council applications, this council require a statutory planner to join their established team to assist with the growing workload.

Your new role
You will join a growing statutory planning team and report into the coordinator of statutory planning.
In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Assisting in the registration and preliminary assessment of town planning and subdivision applications.
  • Preparing written reports, conditions and make recommendations on statutory matters for consideration by Council.
  • Engaging with stakeholders in a professional manner and providing council planning policy advice to public counter, written and telephone inquiries.

What you'll need to succeed
You will hold a tertiary qualification in urban planning or a related discipline, and some experience in Statutory Planning is desirable, but not essential. The ideal candidate will have good written and oral communication skills as well as knowledge of planning scheme, legislation and processes.

What you'll get in return
This role offers a competitive hourly rate with contract extension available for the right candidate. The successful candidate will be joining a leading inner-city council and gain exposure to a diverse range of planning applications. Extensive opportunities for training and career development are offered by this council.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, please contact Gabriel Kaufmann on (03) 9642 4066 for a confidential discussion or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on (03) 9642 4066 for a confidential discussion on your career.

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