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Department: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action
Work Type: Ongoing - flexible
Job Function: Planning
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: VIC - various
Closing Date: 31-Dec-2023
Salary Range: $91,418 - $103,725
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Planner VPS4 PD (May 2023).docx (Word, 1,022KB)
Job Specification

Standing Ad - Applicant Questionnaire (DTP).docx (Word, 261KB)
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Contact: Kate Hogan
0401 222 590 or

Position Details

Planner - Expressions of Interest

Location: Flexible

Salary: $90,067 - $102,192 + Super

  • Apply your knowledge of, and experience in, planning and development to make a significant contribution to facilitating positive planning and development outcomes
  • Work effectively with stakeholders to achieve better planning and development outcomes
  • Work across a variety of planning schemes and development typologies
  • Work within a dynamic team and mentor junior planners
  • Work with an agile and high-performing organisation
  • Location: Flexible.

The Planning Group is currently seeking Expressions of Interest from talented and driven individuals with an eye for detail and an ability to partner with multiple stakeholders to deliver strong planning outcomes.

Please note that these are Expression of Interests only; when a suitable vacancy arises you may be contacted to discuss your application.

A Planner provides a range of services including statutory services to deliver the Minister for Planning's responsibilities in relation to the assessment of planning scheme amendments, planning permit applications and other requirements of planning legislation and instruments.

Qualifications and Experience


  • A relevant tertiary qualification and significant experience in urban planning, is required
  • Proven expereince working on complex development projects, is required for some roles and highy regarded in others.
  • Working knowledge of the Victoria Planning Provisions and the Planning and Environment Act 1987 is required, with statutory and/or strategic planning experience in state or local government.


  • Practical experience with project management and recording systems is desirable, as is previous experience working in a complex office environment.

The duration of the position will depend on the role/roles available at the time. These may be fixed-term, or ongoing.

To express your interest, please submit a resume as well as a cover letter referencing the key selection criteria, no more than three pages.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

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.

For further information including the position description, key selection criteria and to apply visit .



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