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Employer:  Bayside Council
Job Type:  Permanent Full Time
Rockdale NSW 2216, Australia (Show on map)
Salary and Benefits:  $84,830 - $95,010 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation


  • Full Time Permanent Opportunity
  • Fast paced and interesting environment with opportunity to build your expertise in land use controls and other associated areas
  • Work collaboratively with many different areas of the organisation

At Bayside Council, we are committed to a positive, flexible and supportive workplace culture, where our 
people and customers feel respected and valued. We are proud to serve our community through operating with transparency, integrity and in the best interests of the Bayside community to deliver exceptional service.

Purpose of the role

The City Futures directorate focuses on developing our strategy to ensure sustainable and responsible planning and development for all aspects of our City.

The role is responsible for developing and reviewing statutory and land use plans to ensure growth is 
appropriately scaled and located, and delivers community benefits for the City.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of Council’s framework of land use controls to deliver sustainable built outcomes for the community.
  • Develop, implement and review land use plans and strategies, planning proposals and statutory instruments to inform decision making in line with contemporary standards and legislative requirements.

You have a thorough understanding of the complexities of strategic planning as it applies to the Local 
Government space. Bayside Council is positioned in an exciting growth corridor in Sydney’s South-east. The position will offer the successful candidate significant experience in major projects, interaction with key players in the industry, exposure to complex issues such as employment, transport and housing supply in an area which is a key trade gateway to the nation (i.e. airport and port).

The role would suit an appropriately qualified and motivated individual who is ready to take an exciting step 
forward in their strategic planning career. Your passion and enthusiasm will allow you to tackle complex issues in an innovative and sustainable manner. You will also be comfortable providing advice to all levels of staff in a collaborative manner to ensure positive community outcomes.

Essential Requirements

  • Tertiary qualifications, ideally a Bachelor’s degree or higher, in planning or related field; and
  • Recent experience in the planning industry or a related industry.

What can we offer you?

As an employer, Bayside Council offers a flexible and family-friendly working environment supported by a generous and tangible reward and recognition program with ongoing training and development opportunities.

Apply Now

Your application should include an up-to-date resume (max 3 pages) and a covering letter (max 2 pages), outlining how your skills and experience meet the focus competencies, key accountabilities and challenges of the role and how you espouse Bayside Council values.

Closing Date: Sunday 20 May 2018

Salary Range: $84,830 - $95,010 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation

Enquiries: Josh Ford – Coordinator Statutory Planning (02) 9562 1634

Bayside Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive 
work environment.

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