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Senior Town Planner

Advertiser: Tract Consultants4.25 out of 54.3 overall rating (4 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
13 Jan 2021
Location
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Salary
PLUS Income Protection + Paid Parental Leave + EAP
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 a determination to find high quality design and innovation outcomes, granting prosperity to the community our clients and ourselves.

Our multi-disciplinary practice and diversity of project work at Tract sets us apart from other employers in the town planning sector, with project opportunities and experience across a vast array of sectors available, listed below.

With flexibility and support sought after now more than ever, Tract works with each individual to craft a working life that balances priorities, both in the office and working from home.

The opportunity

Tract seeks a dynamic Senior Town Planner, as we continue to grow. 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.

Benefits

  • Vast diversity high profile projects across Victoria, including:
    • new communities
    • central city developments
    • student accommodation
    • infill and mixed use
    • renewable energy
    • tourism
    • strategic planning project work with state and local government
    • assist in implementation of masterplans, development and activity centre plans, working alongside our urban design and landscape teams
  • People-oriented environment, backed by supportive teammates
  • Flexibility to work from home, in the office and on a part-time arrangement
  • Professional development – opportunities to attend conferences / seminars / courses, and working with in-house, design-based disciplines
  • Career development – clear career path & opportunities, inc. toward senior management roles
  • Culture – convivial and collaborative work environment with regular social activities
  • Mentoring – work alongside and learn directly from well-known leaders in the industry
  • Benefits – paid parental leave, scholarships, income protection insurance, employee assistance program, wellbeing program and mentor program
  • Sweeping city skyline and river views from a contemporary, designer office and lush green outdoor terrace designed by our team.
  • Ride to work with state-of-the-art end of trip facilities, or Flinders Street Station just across the bridge in our perfect Southbank location.

Your skills

As a Senior Town Planner, you will have:

  • Post graduate experience in the Victorian Planning system at a similar level, or ready to make the step up;
  • 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 a determination to find high quality design and innovation outcomes, granting prosperity to the community our clients and ourselves.

Our multi-disciplinary practice and diversity of project work at Tract sets us apart from other employers in the town planning sector, with project opportunities and experience across a vast array of sectors available, listed below.

With flexibility and support sought after now more than ever, Tract works with each individual to craft a working life that balances priorities, both in the office and working from home.

The opportunity

Tract seeks a dynamic Senior Town Planner, as we continue to grow. 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.

Benefits

  • Vast diversity high profile projects across Victoria, including:
    • new communities
    • central city developments
    • student accommodation
    • infill and mixed use
    • renewable energy
    • tourism
    • strategic planning project work with state and local government
    • assist in implementation of masterplans, development and activity centre plans, working alongside our urban design and landscape teams
  • People-oriented environment, backed by supportive teammates
  • Flexibility to work from home, in the office and on a part-time arrangement
  • Professional development – opportunities to attend conferences / seminars / courses, and working with in-house, design-based disciplines
  • Career development – clear career path & opportunities, inc. toward senior management roles
  • Culture – convivial and collaborative work environment with regular social activities
  • Mentoring – work alongside and learn directly from well-known leaders in the industry
  • Benefits – paid parental leave, scholarships, income protection insurance, employee assistance program, wellbeing program and mentor program
  • Sweeping city skyline and river views from a contemporary, designer office and lush green outdoor terrace designed by our team.
  • Ride to work with state-of-the-art end of trip facilities, or Flinders Street Station just across the bridge in our perfect Southbank location.

Your skills

As a Senior Town Planner, you will have:

  • Post graduate experience in the Victorian Planning system at a similar level, or ready to make the step up;
  • 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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