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Contributions Planning Officer

Job title: Contributions Planning Officer
Location: Sydney
Industry: Local Government Government
Salary $80,000 - $85,000 + Superannuation
Reference: 416194_54
Contact name: Milica Keeley
Job description
  • Permanent position offering employment stability and a healthy work-life balance
  • Be a part of a highly motivated and ambitious team culture
  • Lead and implement infrastructure contributions projects


Join the City Planning team within a Local Council in Western Sydney as a Contributions Planning Officer. This is a permanent opportunity which offers employment stability and flexible working arrangements. Play a pivotal role in leading and implementing infrastructure contributions projects including formulation of new development contributions plans and negotiating voluntary planning agreements.


The position will be responsible for the ongoing monitoring and review of contributions as the LGA continues to grow and meet the needs of existing and future communities. You will be reporting to the Coordinator Contributions Planning and will be required to represent Council externally in matters relating to infrastructure contributions.


  • Project manager and deliver a range of high level, complex outcomes as they relate to infrastructure contributions
  • Prepare, implement and monitor development contribution plans and VPAs
  • Provide technical input into Council's Capital Works program
  • Assist in statutory planning (LEPs and DCPs) as required.


  • Tertiary qualifications in Project Management, Town Planning or other related disciplines
  • Proven successful experience delivering infrastructure projects or complex business projects
  • Strong understanding of development contributions plans, VPAs and works-in-kind agreements
  • Strong analytical, negotiations and conflict resolution skills


This team pride themselves on their strong level of collaboration and motivation to continuously deliver to a high standard. The team focus on assisting each other to further grow and develop both a personal and professional level.


  • Play a vital role in a motivated and positive team environment
  • Enjoy employment stability in this full-time permanent position
  • Expand on your existing skills and assist this Council in meeting the needs of their existing and future communities


Click 'Apply for this job', or contact Milica Keeley on (02) 9231 4999 for a confidential discussion.

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