Job Details
  • Reference383483C_1637103187
  • LocationParramatta
  • SalaryAU$70 - AU$80 per hour + super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted22 days ago
  • ConsultantGary Ward

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Planner for our client, a NSW Government agency in Parramatta. This is a contract role until 30/06/2022 with strong possibility of extension and a pay rate of $70-$80ph + super, 35 hours per week (4 days per week would also be considered for the right candidate). The role will require 1 day in the office until January and then 2/3 days per week onwards as well as site visits.

Key accountabilities

  • Provide accurate and timely technical planning services relative to feasibility, suitability, development options and anticipated yields for specific sites or projects to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Prepare and gain approval for development projects.
  • Utilise working relationships to collaborate and share planning outcomes internally and through contracted suppliers to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of projects to meet client briefs, timelines and expectations in line with local and state government planning policies.
  • Identify and act on any risks, issues or enhancements related to planning priorities, projects or assessment outcomes of third-party development applications.
  • Contribute to and/or complete planning and study reviews, provide planning solutions, review third party submissions and work with consultants, contractors and providers in relation to planning activities.
  • Provide planning process awareness to new suppliers as required to ensure client satisfaction, timeliness and efficiency in project delivery and implementation.


Selection criteria

  • Minimum of 5 years Town Planning/Development Assessment experience with some experience gained in Development Assessments for either Local Council or State Government.
  • Experience with residential developments and part 5 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act
  • A self-starter who is able to work in a high volume environment
  • Double vaccinated against Covid-19 is essential

This is an fantastic opportunity to work for a client with a significant pipeline so if you match the above criteria, please submit your resume by clicking on the 'APPLY' button below or call Gary Ward on 02 9269 8809 for a confidential discussion.