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Town Planner / Senior Town Planner - Statutory

Job No: CB17898
Location: Sydney

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Town Planner / Senior Town Planner – Statutory

Job No. CB17898

Town Planner: $82,573 – $94,959 per annum

Senior Town Planner: $93,392 - $107,959 per annum

+ Super + Lease back vehicle/allowance available 

2 x Permanent full time positions - 35 hours per week, Nine-day fortnight, 


Do you have previous experience in town planning? Are you interested in working for a progressive and innovative Council? Then we may have a role for you.

Working as part of our statutory planning team, you will use your knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations to undertake a technical and merit-based assessment of Development and other related applications submitted to Council.


As a Town Planner or Senior Town Planner, you will also be responsible for assessing development applications, liaising with statutory bodies and other professionals, and ensuring compliance with Council policies and other appropriate regulations.

Utilising your excellent communication skills, you will provide technical advice to other staff and customers on development applications, and produce high quality written reports to relevant committees including the Sydney Eastern City Planning Panel, Council’s Local Planning Panel and Design Review Panel.


The successful applicants will have a degree in Town Planning or related discipline, a minimum of 12 months experience for the town planner or minimum of 5 years’ experience for the Senior Town Planner in the assessment of development applications, working knowledge of relevant legislation and excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Closing Date:  Sunday 27 November 2022 at 11:30pm


For further information on this position please download the position description (Town Planner or Senior Town Planner) contact Shannon Anderson, Manager Statutory Planning on 9911 6441.


If you have any accessibility requirements, please feel free to contact Paul Mitchell on 02 9911 6291 or email to discuss.

The City of Canada Bay Council is a Child Safe Organisation that recognises and advocates for the rights of Children and Young People and are committed to a Safe Workplace. 

The City of Canada Bay Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to maintaining, growing and supporting a diverse, respectful, collaborative & inclusive workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQA+, people with disabilities, women, and other diversity groups.

The successful applicant for this role will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or provide evidence of an approved medical contraindication form. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they are able to meet all requirements in line with Councils COVID Safe Workplace Policy & Procedure (once adopted), WHS requirements and prevailing NSW Public Health Orders.

“Formal offers of employment are subject to standard Council pre-employment checks including medical and other background checks”

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