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Senior Town Planner

Advertiser: Tract ConsultantsMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
13 Mar 2019
Location
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Design & Architecture, Urban Design & Planning

Senior Town Planner

Who we are

Tract is a market-leading national planning and design firm with the goal of creating prosperity for society, our clients and ourselves. After 45 years of practice, Tract’s reputation for planning and designing memorable places is founded on our determination to find the best outcomes for our clients and for the community.

The opportunity

The continued growth of Tract calls for a dynamic Senior Town Planner to join our vibrant team assisting in a diverse range of high profile projects across Victoria. 

This is both a statutory and strategic planning role, including permit applications for residential and commercial developments, due diligence advice, VCAT advocacy and evidence report writing, rezonings and planning scheme amendments. There is also the potential to work on the significant Smart Planning project, leading projects to reform the Victorian Planning System. 

Work alongside inspiring leaders who are well known in the industry, are passionate about what they do, and are driving a growing and successful practice.

Based in Southbank, this full time position offers many unique benefits such as:

  • Professional development – multitude of opportunities (such as conferences / seminars / courses) and working with in-house, design-based disciplines
  • Culture – convivial and collaborative work environment with regular social activities
  • Mentoring – working alongside and learning from leaders in the industry
  • Benefits – travel scholarship, income protection insurance, and career development

Your skills

As a Senior Town Planner, you will have:

  • At least three years post graduate experience in the Victorian Planning system.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in statutory and strategic planning projects of various complexities and dealing with a variety of stakeholders;
  • Solid understanding of the Planning and Environment Act, Victoria Planning Provisions and associated policies;
  • Awareness of current planning, development, economic, social and environmental issues;
  • An enthusiastic, proactive and commercial attitude;
  • Ability to build rapport with clients;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; and
  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in urban / town planning.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Who we are

Tract is a market-leading national planning and design firm with the goal of creating prosperity for society, our clients and ourselves. After 45 years of practice, Tract’s reputation for planning and designing memorable places is founded on our determination to find the best outcomes for our clients and for the community.

The opportunity

The continued growth of Tract calls for a dynamic Senior Town Planner to join our vibrant team assisting in a diverse range of high profile projects across Victoria. 

This is both a statutory and strategic planning role, including permit applications for residential and commercial developments, due diligence advice, VCAT advocacy and evidence report writing, rezonings and planning scheme amendments. There is also the potential to work on the significant Smart Planning project, leading projects to reform the Victorian Planning System. 

Work alongside inspiring leaders who are well known in the industry, are passionate about what they do, and are driving a growing and successful practice.

Based in Southbank, this full time position offers many unique benefits such as:

  • Professional development – multitude of opportunities (such as conferences / seminars / courses) and working with in-house, design-based disciplines
  • Culture – convivial and collaborative work environment with regular social activities
  • Mentoring – working alongside and learning from leaders in the industry
  • Benefits – travel scholarship, income protection insurance, and career development

Your skills

As a Senior Town Planner, you will have:

  • At least three years post graduate experience in the Victorian Planning system.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in statutory and strategic planning projects of various complexities and dealing with a variety of stakeholders;
  • Solid understanding of the Planning and Environment Act, Victoria Planning Provisions and associated policies;
  • Awareness of current planning, development, economic, social and environmental issues;
  • An enthusiastic, proactive and commercial attitude;
  • Ability to build rapport with clients;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; and
  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in urban / town planning.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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