Executive Planner

Job No: MPSC66
Location: Moree

“As one of the founding members of the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail Alliance, Council has been working tirelessly over the last four years to make sure our community is “Inland Rail ready”  Mayor Cr Katrina Humphries.

An exciting new opportunity for an Executive Planner is currently available within Moree Plains Shire Council's Planning and Community Development Department to work flexibly between Council’s Regional Activation Unit and the Planning and Building Team.  The key objectives for this position are:

  • To provide comprehensive planning advice and support to the Intermodal/Special Activation Precinct (SAP) Unit within Council
  • To work collaboratively and actively with the state government SAP team
  • Preparation of submissions on planning documentation associated with Inland Rail
  • In collaboration with the Regional Activation Manager, provide a key link between the SAP planning team and the planning and building teams of Council
  • Provide high level support to the Planning and Building section

It is essential that the successful applicant has Tertiary qualifications in Urban and Regional Planning at a four year undergraduate degree level or two year graduate level with qualifications including strategic land use planning in addition to extensive experience as a planner.

Very well-developed interpersonal skills, and the ability to maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders is also a critical function of this role along with capacity to work effectively under pressure, to manage time, plan, organise and prioritise own work to achieve defined outcomes and statutory timelines.

The salary package for this position will be discussed with preferred applicants moving to interview.

Applications will be accepted up until 4.00pm on Wednesday, 24 June 2020.

Further information regarding the application process may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Manager, Debby Baxter-Tomkins on (02) 67 573 234 or via e-mail jobs@mpsc.nsw.gov.au 

Further information regarding Moree Special Activation Precinct can be found by clicking here or by visiting Council's websites www.moreesap.com  or www.mpsc.nsw.gov.au 

Please click here to view the Position Description

To maximise your chance of gaining an interview for this position, it is important that you address the essential and desirable criteria. For further information on Moree Plains Shire Council's guidelines, please click here: 

A pre-employment health check and a three month probationary period apply to all positions. All employees are subject to drug and alcohol screening at the pre-employment health screening and random testing will occur throughout the probationary period.

Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a generous incentive scheme for staff including salary sacrifice options.

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