Senior Planner

Senior Planner | Band 6 | Eastern Suburbs | Three month assignment | Flexible working arrangements

Your new company
Hays is currently recruiting for a Senior Planner role working for a growing council based in Melbourne’s Eastern suburbs. This is a temporary three month assignment paying at Band 6.

Your new role
Reporting into the Planning Coordinator, you will be working as a Senior Planner undertaking all aspects of planning applications and proposals. You will be project managing, providing advice and making recommendations within current guidelines. Your day-to-day duties will include:
  • Providing verbal and written responses and advice regarding such applications to the public, your colleagues and other parties
  • Preparing and submitting submissions for VCAT
  • Representing the department at VCAT and other formal bodies
  • Recommending solutions and resolving issues using your excellent negotiation skills
  • Keeping up to date with all Council and State Government policies and objectives in planning

What you'll need to succeed
  • At least three years’ experience as a Statutory Planner or currently already working in a Senior Planner role
  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant or a related discipline
  • Previous experience preparing and presenting reports
  • Ability to work effectively with other teams
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Good time management skills and ability to work and act on your own initiative

What you'll get in return
You will get an opportunity to work in a high performing team, who promote growth and a collegiate work culture. In addition, you will secure a competitive hourly rate with flexible working arrangements.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us on 0424143451 or via email Courtney Sweetman | If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact for a confidential discussion on your career.

LHS 297508 #2653184


Job Type
Government & Public Services
VIC, Eastern Melbourne

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Courtney Sweetman, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Melbourne
Level 21, 360 Collins Street

Telephone: 0385624217

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