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Growth Planner

Job Title: Growth Planner
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Dubbo, New South Wales
Classification: Planning and Development
Client: Dubbo Regional Council
Reference: 1983
Job Published: 04 Aug 2022
Closing Date: 22 Aug 2022

Job Description

Growth Planner | Dubbo Regional Council
Dubbo, NSW

  • Work / life balance - flexible work arrangements
  • Develop your Strategic Planning career
  • Dubbo - NSW fastest growing inland city

This a great time to join Dubbo Regional Council as they embark on an expansive regional development program over the coming years. Council is seeking a candidate who is an experienced Strategic Planner or a Planner who is looking to develop their career in a supportive and progressive organisation.

The Dubbo region is a fast-growing inland hub in New South Wales presenting an opportunity to contribute to the development of Dubbo's new town centre, creative housing solutions and Smart Region Strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and review strategic land use strategies and policies to guide the further sustainable growth and development of the Dubbo region.
  • Provide advice on the interpretation of strategic land use policies, Local Environmental Plans and Development Control Plans.
  • Provide advice on Statutory Planning matters.
  • Participate in pre-lodgement meetings.
  • Ensure proactive communication, education and engagement with developers, builders, consultants, the real estate industry and the wider community with the objective of facilitating the continuing sustainable development of the region.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Planning, Environmental Science, Geography or related discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role within Local or State Government or private sector entity.
  • Understanding of planning legislation relevant to strategic planning.
  • Confident and professional communicator with the ability to interact with a broad range of stakeholders.

Working and living in the Region

Dubbo Regional Council offers excellent working conditions, including work from home / office blend and supports and its employees with training and professional development opportunities. Dubbo is a major regional service center and has become a vital commercial, industrial and administrative hub for the New South Wales Central West.

How to Apply

Please download the
Candidate Information Pack to view the position description and selection criteria before submitting your application.

Applications close: 5.00pm Monday 22 August 2022.