Strategic Planner (Senior or Graduate will be considered)

Job No: CSC400
Location: Officer

  • Band 5 or 6 (depending on experience)
  • Salary Range: Band 5 $64k - $79k, Band 6 $78k $92k plus super
  • Permanent position 

This position will work at the forefront of Cardinia’s many exciting strategic projects and will play a key role in managing complex planning amendments, policy development and managing various strategic planning projects.

Are you enthusiastic and self-motivated and want to contribute to one of Melbourne’s fastest growing municipalities? An exciting opportunity exists to join Cardinia Shire Council’s strategic planning team.

To excel in this position you will have a strong knowledge of, and demonstrated experience in, the development and implementation of strategic planning projects. You will also have sound experience in the preparation and presentation of reports at Panel Hearings for planning scheme amendments. Experience in mentoring staff or staff leadership is desirable.

The role is based at the Cardinia Civic Centre in Officer, Victoria, an exciting new workspace in the heart of one of Melbourne’s most dynamic and innovative municipalities. We are an organisation that embraces Activity Based Working, and as such we seek staff with demonstrated ability to show flexibility and adaptability in a work context. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to gender equity and our organisational values of Teamwork, Respect, Accountability, Communication and Customer Focus.  Click HERE to read more about our Activity Based Working Environment and our state of the art new offices.


Why Cardinia?

Here are some reasons why people love it at Cardinia:

The people -we really live the values. We look out for each other (like a team) and we are genuine.

We work in the best workplace in local government – Activity Based Working – the office space and opportunities for just being you, and collaborative, are endless.

Lots of other perks; like health & wellbeing program, extensive professional development programs and support, and much more.

We embrace action oriented people who aren’t afraid to challenge the norm.

What we’re building in this shire exciting and will leave a legacy, and you get to directly influence it.

Our Leadership team are amazing - passionate as well as engaging and approachable.



For further details download the position description or call 1300 787 624

Band 5 Strategic Planner Position Description

Band 6 Senior Strategic Planner Position Description


Apply using the online application form below, ensuring you upload your resume and cover letter.  Applications close Monday 18 September 2017. 



Cardinia Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer who supports inclusiveness and diversity. We welcome applications from people from a diverse background, including but not limited to, those identifying as LGBTIQ, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people from cultural and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, and people with a disability.

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