Job Details - Senior Strategic Planner - new Urban Growth Model

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497732 Planning Max Term Full Time Development Planning & Services, Planning
Max Term Full Time up to 2 years Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A)- Level 6 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement Caboolture $91,009 pa9 day fortnight up to 12% superannuation leave loading72.5 hour fortnight4 weeks annual leave

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay Region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 1800 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 469,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

Strategic Planning and Place Making Department

The Strategic Planning and Place Making Department takes a long term approach to reshaping or region’s planning. As our region continues to grow, we remain committed to find the best options to shape the future urban form, accessibility and liveability of our region whilst managing natural hazards and protecting and conserving our natural resources, environment and heritage.

We are currently bringing together a new team of experts in Urban Growth Modelling to help us find - and use - the best tools to guide the future of our region.

We have a variety of NEW opportunities on offer. We look forward to chat further about your contribution to this exciting team.

About the Opportunity:

As our Senior Strategic Planner - new Urban Growth Model you will provide expert advice in strategic land use planning matters relevant to the delivery of the new Urban Growth Model in accordance with legislative, policy and business requirements.

You will lead and support the delivery of moderate-to-complex strategic planning tasks (including external consultants) to deliver the new Urban Growth model and contribute to a positive team environment in order to achieve a high performance, continuous improvement and customer focused culture.

About you:

We are seeking someone who has considerable knowledge and experience in strategic land use planning and development assessment practices and excellent communication skills with an ability to communicate complex planning concepts and matters in a simple and concise manner and negotiate practical, pragmatic and sustainable outcomes.

You will have: 

  • considerable experience in the delivery of moderate-to-complex strategic land use planning projects, including leading and
    guiding project-based teams and conducting evidence-based research to inform policy options and directions
  • substantial knowledge and experience in applying relevant state and local government legislation, including the Planning Act
    2016, SEQ Regional Plan, Council planning schemes, local laws and policies
  • the ability to support projects and teams in response to changes in direction in uncertain or emergent circumstances and in a rapidly changing policy environment.

You will hold a Degree in Urban and Regional Planning or equivalent and have excellent people and relationship skills with the ability to work in a team environment contributing in alignment to our organisational values of service, teamwork, integrity, respect and sustainability.  

Why join the MBRC Team?

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Flexibility at MBRC depends on the type of work you do but could include options such as work from home, part time, 9-day fortnights and flexible days. Talk to us about what flexibility means to you!
  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training & Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:

  • A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
  • A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role.

Role Description

Download File Click here for Role Description - Senior Strategic Planner - New Urban Growth Model

Further Information

To obtain further details please contact our Onboarding Team careers@moretonbay.qld.gov.au 

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