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Town Planner

Job title: Town Planner
Location: Sydney
Industry: Local Government Government
Salary $30 - $35 per hour + Superannuation
Reference: 590865_14
Contact name: Truc Do
Job description
  • Initial 6 month contract with a strong potential of extension
  • Work in a supportive and flexible working environment
  • Develop valuable skills and receive support from senior staff
Join a team of experienced industry professionals within a Sydney Local Council as a Town Planner. This is an initial 6 month contract which has a strong likelihood of being extended. Become a value member of their collaborative team where you can make a meaningful impact on community development.
As a Town Planner, you will report to the Coordinator and be responsible for assessing small to intermediate level Development Applications (DAs), liaising with various stakeholders throughout the development process, and providing pre-DA lodgement advice. You will also be responsible for ensuring that all project activities comply with legislative requirements and Council standards. Due to the nature of the work, you will be expected to be in the office full-time (Monday to Friday).   
  • Assessing and reporting on small to intermediate development applications (DAs)
  • Liaising with various stakeholders throughout the development process
  • Offering written and verbal advice on matters related to land use, zoning, planning legislation, Council policies and procedures
  • Providing pre-DA lodgement advice and ensuring that all project activities comply with legislative requirements and Council standards


  • Degree qualification in Town Planning or related
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ability to work autonomously and in a team environment
  • Previous experience working for Local Council is preferred

The immediate team consists of 2 Planners with an additional 11 Planner across the wider team. These team members are motivated and passionate, thriving in a collaborative environment, and are committed to making a positive impact on the community. They dedicate themselves to supporting each other's personal and professional growth and take the time to celebrate their team's achievements and successes.

  • Potential contract extension based on performance
  • Enhance your CV and increase your market value by working with this Local Council
  • Expand on your existing skills through the mentorship of other staff

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