Cumberland Council Careers – Coordinator Urban Strategy

Website Cumberland Council

Job Description:

Cumberland City Council is located within the fast growing Central City District and is on the doorstep of two of Greater Sydney’s new cities, the Greater Parramatta and Olympic Park (GPOP) area and the new Western Parkland City. The Central City District is benefiting from unprecedented city-scale infrastructure investments, making Cumberland City an exciting LGA for strategic planning.

Situated 20km west of Sydney and covering 72 square kilometres, Cumberland City has a population of 240,000 residents, making it the fourth most populous Local Government Area in Greater Sydney. Cumberland boasts one of the most diverse communities in Australia with people from many different backgrounds and cultures living alongside

Job Responsibilities:

This role is responsible for a broad range of strategic planning activities, including delivering Council’s centres program, developing council initiated planning proposals and planning controls, advocating Council’s vision and other planning and policy work.

Job Requirements:

  • Relevant qualifications in a related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated high level analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Demonstrated high level customer service and conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrated high level time management and organisational skills
  • Proven ability to work productively as a member of a team and contribute to team goals
  • Proven ability to work with internal and external stakeholders in a politically sensitive environment
  • Highly advanced written communication, verbal communication, interpersonal and computer literacy skills
  • Sound knowledge of NSW planning policy and legislation

Qualification & Experience:

  • Professional experience working in either urban planning, development or building, or in a related field
  • Experience in managing teams in a fast paced environment, including people, operations, financial and risk management

Job Details:

Company: Cumberland Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Auburn, New South Wales, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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