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Position Details

Principal Strategic Planner

Applications close 03/11/2019

  • Salary: $96,541 to $107,226 per annum + Monthly ADO + Superannuation
  • Permanent Full Time
  • Fantastic benefits, wellbeing programs, Monthly Day Off, training & development & more!
Located just 7kms from Melbourne’s CBD, the City of Stonnington covers a vibrant and diverse municipality including inner city Prahran, South Yarra, Windsor, and the leafy green suburbs of Armadale, Malvern and Toorak. Stonnington has a unique history and character, with an enviable record as an innovative and progressive Council. Bordered by the Yarra River, with inner urban and middle suburban environments, there is a diverse range of opportunities for development and different environments to manage.

If you’re looking to accelerate your career, then we have the perfect permanent full time position for you in a large, diverse and innovative business unit of Council. You’ll have the opportunity to diversify and expand your portfolio and experience with involvement in activity centre planning, heritage conservation, public realm improvements, open space planning, and large State Government led projects.

As a Principal Strategic Planner, you’ll be driven and creative with motivation to successfully progress important projects, balancing the needs of existing and future communities in a changing inner city environment. Working collaboratively, you’ll have exceptional communication skills with strengths in mentoring junior staff and building relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. Demonstrated experience in strategic planning projects, eligibility for P.I.A. membership and a tertiary qualification in Town Planning or equivalent are required to be considered for this position.

Join Stonnington today to make a difference and build a better community! You’ll stay motivated with diverse and challenging projects, developing your skills to build and progress your career in an environment that fosters personal career development and recognises and rewards ambition and expertise.

You’ll have access to some fantastic benefits including participation in our award nominated Wellbeing Program with discounted gym and aquatic memberships, regular exercise programs and health and wellbeing events. You’ll receive a monthly accrued day off, annual leave loading, a work life balance, priority access to Council managed childcare facilities and maternal child health and immunisation services and work for an organisation with a dedicated Green Team.

City of Stonnington is an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We actively encourage applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore the opportunity of a career at the City of Stonnington. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

Be part of Stonnington. Work that matters. People who make a difference.

Submitting your application
A Position Description is attached below for your perusal which includes the Key Selection Criteria. Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria as part of their application. To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

For further information on how to apply contact the Council’s Recruitment Officer on Ph: 03 8290 1333.
For position related queries, please contact Georgie Birch on Ph: 82901381

A Position Description including the Key Selection Criteria can be found here.

Position Descriptions
PD - Principal Strategic Planner - FT - Oct 2019.pdf

The Inherent Requirements for this position can be found here. Please note this document must be read prior to applying for the vacancy.