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Strategic Recreational Planner

Job title: Strategic Recreational Planner
Location: Sydney
Industry: Government Local Government
Salary $65 - $75 per hour + Superannuation
Reference: 459371_24
Contact name: Lina Thomas
Job description
  • Work from home flexibility
  • Flexible start date
  • Close to public transport



Join a Local Council team focused on making a strategic and innovative impact on the community. Located Northern Sydney; join this close-knit team with a calm and easy-going feel, whilst excelling for the betterment of the area through their strategic thinking and strong communication across the other Council Departments and Community Associations.



Your well-developed skills & experience in sporting and recreational planning is needed! Use your strategic thinking to prepare, co-ordinate Landscape Architect and Public Domain strategies for Urban Planning & Heritage policies, specifically managing and advising a multitude of projects – supporting sustainable programs and activities, in particular,

Reporting to the Urban planner team leader, it is expected you have exceptional communication skills, problem solving, and negotiations are seamless.



  • Liaise effectively with stakeholders, including Urban Design & Planners Local Sporting Associations and Department of Education
  • Prepare strategies & planning policies for the improvement of Recreation and Sports
  • Provide advice regarding current open and emerging land space
  • Prepare briefing and Council reports
  • Provide Environmental Assessment of proposals



  • Solid understanding of different sporting requirements and facilities ( baseball field measurements to scale/ protocol)
  • Tertiary qualification in Strategic Planning and/or Sport & recreation Management
  • Proficient in project management working across all departments of the Council
  • Implement, monitor and review Strategic Recreation Plans (recreation needs study)
  • Understanding of Crowns land Act 1989 and Environmental Planning Assessment ACT.



Located in the North Sydney region, this medium sized team calm and easy-going approach to your work with a strong focus on stimulating conversation is definitely the vibe this office has on offer with access to all recreational and facility services.



  • Easy-going & close-knit team
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Access to various recreation facilities



Click “Apply for this job”, or contact Lina Thomas on (02) 9231 4999 for a confidential discussion.

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