The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established on 1 January 2019 to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Planning
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/026177
Closing Date: 25-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD VPS4 Planner June 2019.docx (Word, 116KB)

Contact: Emily Mottram
03 8392 6836

Position Details

  • $85,279 - $96,759 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing 
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)

The position of Planner forms a part of the Precinct Design branch within the newly established Precincts and Suburbs Group.

The Precinct Design branch provides the design capability across the Precincts and Suburbs Group to deliver the government's ambition for priority precincts.  It champions exemplar place outcomes, drives great urban experiences and environments and enables distinctive and thriving places and inclusive communities.  It leverages the expertise and investment of partners and promotes a culture of innovation and adaptability.

Reporting to the Manager, Precinct Design this position will be responsible for providing planning advice on the development of precinct plans and planning controls for priority precincts.

As part of a high performing team, key accountabilities will also include:

  • Provision of technical planning advice regarding the Victorian Planning Provisions and the Planning Environment Act 1987
  • Research, analysis and advice on complex planning issues
  • Contribute to projects, strategic policy and design development

The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of the planning, design and development sector with experience as an urban or strategic planner in urban renewal projects highly desirable. Well-developed consultation and engagement skills combined with a strong delivery focus will be required to work effectively across a broad range of stakeholders.

For a confidential discussion, please call Emily Mottram 03 8392 6836.  

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.

Applications close at midnight on 25 July 2019.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond. The generic online form may ask you to provide the responses to all of the KSC. At this step in the on-line process, please only upload your resume and cover letter (there is NO requirement to address all of the KSC) and move on to the last screen where you will be asked to submit responses to the specific questions only". Complete these specific questions to complete your application.


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