Senior Planner

• Planning

• Stakeholder relationships

• Location: Melbourne CBD

Lead and support the delivery of housing reform within the context of the land use planning system
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Planning
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/926758
Closing Date: 25-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: to 30 June 2019
Attachments: 926758 VPS 5 Senior Planner PD Oct 2017.docx (Word, 107KB)


Contact: Paul Buxton
(03) 8392 5451

Position Details

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

The Senior Planner provides leadership and guidance on planning issues as part of a team in the Planning Group which is responsible for driving implementation of the Government's major planning and building policies, strategies, systems and reforms. The successful candidate will be expected to provide expert advice to decision makers on writing and translating housing and related policy objectives into actionable land use planning regulation to implement strategies and plans.

This position in particular will lead and support the delivery of housing reform within the context of the land use planning system. A good understanding of significant government policies and strategies, with an emphasis on housing reform and land use, combined with a sound knowledge of government processes involved with progressing budgets, plans, strategy, policy, and legislation is required.

This is a Fixed term – flexible position for a period to 30 June 2019

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 

Applications close at midnight Wednesday on 25 October 2017


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