Bathurst Regional Council Jobs – Senior Strategic Planner

Website Bathurst Council

Job Description:

Bathurst Regional Council currently has an exciting opportunity available to join the Strategic Planning team as a Senior Strategic Planner. The position of Senior Strategic Planner will undertake strategic planning activities to manage the future growth and change of the Bathurst region,

Job Responsibilities:

  • The preparation of planning proposals and development controls to ensure Council’s planning controls achieve best practice, excellence in urban design and remain up to date.
  • The preparation and implementation of strategic landuse and planning projects in accordance with relevant statutes, regulations and Council policies.
  • Ongoing review of Council’s developer contribution plans.
  • The provision of planning advice to Council and to developers and the public.
  • The management of external consultants in the delivery of strategic planning projects.

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in Urban and Regional Planning.
  • Current Class C Drivers Licence.
  • Sound negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • A high degree of self-motivation, initiative and the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Related qualifications in local government management, heritage conservation or environmental management

Qualification & Experience:

  • Local Government town planning experience in development assessment and strategic planning.
  • Previous experience in urban and subdivision design.
  • Previous experience in heritage assessment and management.
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills and experience in community engagement.
  • Demonstrated experience in research, analysis, problem solving and report writing.
  • 3 to 5 years town planning experience in the NSW Planning system.
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of strategic landuse planning projects and land use planning controls.
  • Experience in developer contribution planning.
  • Experience in project management and the management of external consultants.

Job Details:

Company: Bathurst Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Bathurst, New South Wales, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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