Strategic Planner

The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) is a State Government statutory authority governed by the Victorian Planning Authority Act 2017. Our focus is on integrated land use, built form and infrastructure planning outcomes for significant precincts and places in growing Victorian cities, suburbs and regions. We collaborate with key partners and stakeholders to deliver the Victorian Government's planning policies in support of urban growth, housing, jobs and transport options.  We pride ourselves on our professionalism and our ability to overcome barriers and deliver great plans for precincts and places. This would not be possible without the best people and we ensure that every person at the VPA feels connected to our outcomes. We are committed to ensuring our entire team is supported, empowered and valued and we actively nurture a culture of continual learning and innovation.
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Department: Victorian Planning Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Planning
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1123
Closing Date: 16-Jul-2024
Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD-Strategic Planner-Grade4.pdf (PDF, 613KB)
Position Description

Contact: Chris Renkin

Position Details

We have an exciting opportunity for a Strategic Planner to join the VPA in the Regional Victoria Group. 

The role contributes to the preparation of strategic plans for places, eg. structure plans, precinct structure plans, development plans, growth frameworks & supporting infrastructure contribution plans, for places in Regional Victoria. 

All key selection criteria can be found in the position description which is located under the attachments heading on the Victorian Government Careers website. 

How to Apply 

To find out more about this opportunity, click the ‘Apply Now' button.  As part of your application you are required to attach a resume and covering letter demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria found in the Position Description. 

For queries relating to this role please email  

What We Offer 

In addition to working in an inclusive and supportive team environment, our employees also enjoy benefits, such as: 

  • competitive salaries
  • opportunities for flexible working arrangements to support work/life balance 
  • salary packaging of superannuation and leave loading 
  • generous leave entitlements, including the opportunity to purchase up to an additional eight weeks' leave per annum 
  • an annual performance and development scheme, with performance-based salary increases 
  • free access to the VPA's Employee Assistance Program, which provides personal and confidential counselling support on personal and work-related issues 
  • end of trip facilities which include bike storage and showers to support those wishing to use non-motorised forms of travel.   

Important Information about your application

The VPA believes in diversity and equality and we are committed to ensuring that our workplace is reflective of the Victorian community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.  

We will offer reasonable adjustments for persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment as part of our commitment to build an inclusive workplace that supports everyone being fully integrated and valued for their contribution. 

Applications for this position close at 11.59 pm on Tuesday 16th July 2024. 

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