Sutherland Shire Council Careers – Environmental Planner

Website Sutherland Shire Council

Job Description:

  • Primary focus is to contribute to planning and decision making processes in the preparation of land use planning strategies and policies for Sutherland Shire.
  • Contribute to project teams dealing with issues associated with the functions and responsibilities of Strategic Planning.
  • Undertake research and prepare policy papers and reports for Council’s consideration.
  • Assist customers with planning enquiries.
  • Collaborating with all stakeholders in the planning process.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to planning and decision making processes in the preparation of land use planning strategies and policies for Sutherland Shire
  • Undertake research and prepare policy papers and reports
  • Assist the project teams dealing with issues associated with the functions and responsibilities of Strategic Planning
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and provide professional, responsive, and helpful advice to customers

Job Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualifications in environmental planning or related discipline, or nearing completion of relevant post graduate
    qualification
  • Drivers licence Desirable
  • Qualifications or experience in a secondary discipline related to environmental planning, such as architecture, urban
    design, land economics, or geography Experience or skills Essential
  • Understanding of planning issues and practices.
  • Research skills and experience.
  • Analytical skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Ability to work in a team Desirable
  • Report writing and presentation skills
  • A working knowledge of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979.
  • Advanced IT skills, computer modelling, GIS and graphics skills.

Job Details:

Company: Sutherland Shire Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sutherland, New South Wales, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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