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Senior Planner - City of Sydney

Sydney CBD, New South Wales, Australia
15th September 2021
City of Sydney - 8276




Salary: AUD $126,158.00 - $141,373.00 per annum plus Superannuation

Employment status: Permanent 

Employment arrangement: Full Time

Location: Sydney CBD

Option to work under a 19 day month arrangement

At the City of Sydney our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Sustainable Sydney 2030 – developing a green, global and connected city.

The City is committed to excellence in all our planning/development decisions and the design of the buildings and facilities we provide to our ratepayers and the wider community.

It’s not just about the way the city looks – we strive to make sure projects are sensitive to the surrounding environment, socially equitable and sustainable.

To meet this challenge, we are seeking highly skilled and motivated Senior Planners to join our Planning Assessments team, to assess and resolve complex planning, urban design and heritage issues, and to be involved in achieving systems improvements and driving team outputs.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • tertiary qualifications at degree level in Urban Planning or a related discipline
  • relevant Development Application assessment experience including large scale or complex projects
  • an ability to meet strict deadlines and to balance and respond flexibly to competing priorities
  • experience in the Land and Environment Court of NSW.

At the City you will join a dedicated team where individual effort is part of something much bigger – delivering great things for our city’s dynamic future.

To apply:  Visit to view or download the position description. Please upload your current resume and respond to the online application questions that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. 

This role will require a national criminal check and pre-employment health declaration.

Applications must be made online via the City’s website by 11.59pm, Sunday 3 October 2021.

For further information contact: Bill MacKay, Manager Planning Assessments on 02 9265 9494.

Employee Benefits: CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of working in Council.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and value diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We encourage all applicants, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, LGBTIQ and culturally diverse communities to join Council.

The City will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via or 02 9265 9333 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email or phone).