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Principal Planner - 8 mth contract

Regional West, Victoria, Australia
Hays - Melbourne
  • Long term contract in Western Regional Victoria
  • Immediate start - lock it in until September (minimum)
  • Accessible by train from Western Melbourne

Senior statutory planning role. Regional western council. Min 8 month contract. Accessible by VLine

Your new company
This regional council located in one of the most historical significant areas of Victoria are looking to take on a Principal planner for the next 8 months to back fill an internal secondment.

Your new role
This fabulous regional council role will see you taking on some high level applications and working with the team leader to ensure that the timelines for the team are met. You will step up into a role that will be somewhat stand alone role, taking on substantial and complex applications including Heritage overlay, development/subdivision and multi unit residential cases. YOu will also have experience in preparing and attending VCAT so that you have the ability to assist the team leaders/managers in this regard.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be located in regional Victoria or willing to commute from the Western areas, and be prepared to take on a 8-12 month contract. You will be a qualified town/regional/urban planner with experience either within a council or state government department and have a very solid working understanding of the Victorian Planning Scheme.

What you'll get in return
You will have the opportunity to step up into this integral role, and build your skills in this close knit council.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Lisa Jessup on

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Reference Number: 1912714

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