Strategic Planner x2

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/GAA/GAA/1798560
Closing Date: 18-Jun-2024
Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: Strategic Planner - Position Description.pdf (PDF, 168KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Dale Bristow

Position Details

We currently have an exciting opportunity for 2x Strategic Planner positions within the Melbourne Metro Team. 

Reporting to the Strategic Planning Manager, you will be responsible for the preparation of structure plans, infrastructure contribution plans and other strategic planning outputs for precinct planning in the Melbourne Metropolitan team. 

The 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 (minimum 2 days a week in the office)
  • 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 
  • health and well-being initiatives such as fruit box and flu vaccination 
  • free access to the VPA's Employee Assistance Program, which provides personal and confidential counselling support on personal and work-related issues 
  • amazing CBD location at Collins Place, end of trip facilities which include bike storage and showers to support those wishing to use non-motorised forms of travel
  • paid membership to Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) or other professional memebership
  • friendly and collaborative culture (Lunch 'n' Learn sessions, Thought Leadership events, social events)

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. 

Under the VPA's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 2022, you are required to provide evidence of the Minimum Vaccination Requirements (two doses) or an exemption, prior to receiving a formal offer of employment. 

Applications for this position close at 11.59pm on Tuesday 18 June 2024.

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