Senior Strategic Planner

Job posted: 02/07/2024
Applications close: 16/07/2024 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 18 months

Organisation: Victorian Planning Authority

Salary: $106,534 - $117,716

Occupation: Planning

Reference: VG/1032X

Reference: VG/1032X

Occupation: Planning

Salary Range: $106,534 - $117,716

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) is a State Government statutory authority governed by the Victorian Planning Authority Act 2017. Our focus is on integrated land use, built form and infrastructure planning outcomes for significant precincts and places in growing Victorian cities, suburbs and regions. We collaborate with key partners and stakeholders to deliver the Victorian Government's planning policies in support of urban growth, housing, jobs and transport options.  We pride ourselves on our professionalism and our ability to overcome barriers and deliver great plans for precincts and places. This would not be possible without the best people and we ensure that every person at the VPA feels connected to our outcomes. We are committed to ensuring our entire team is supported, empowered and valued and we actively nurture a culture of continual learning and innovation.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Strategic Planner within the Metro Melbourne Group. 

The role assists with and manages the preparation of strategic plans for places, for example structure plans, precinct structure plans, comprehensive development plans, growth frameworks and supporting infrastructure contribution plans, for places in established and growth areas of metropolitan Melbourne, as well as regional cities and towns.  

The role works alongside a team of professionals at VPA with a broad set of skills, which includes consideration of sustainability, transport, community services, open space, and other essential infrastructure. 

All key selection criteria can be found in the position description which is located under the attachments heading on the Victorian Government Careers website. 

How to Apply 

To find out more about this opportunity, click the ‘Apply Now' button.  As part of your application you are required toattach a resume and covering letter demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria found in the Position Description. 

For queries relating to this role please email jobs@vpa.vic.gov.au.  

What We Offer 

In addition to working in an inclusive and supportive team environment, our employees also enjoy benefits, such as: 

  • competitive salaries 
  • opportunities for flexible working arrangements to support work/life balance 
  • salary packaging of superannuation and leave loading 
  • generous leave entitlements, including the opportunity to purchase up to an additional eight weeks' leave per annum 
  • an annual performance and development scheme, with performance-based salary increases 
  • free access to the VPA's Employee Assistance Program, which provides personal and confidential counselling support on personal and work-related issues 
  • end of trip facilities which include bike storage and showers to support those wishing to use non-motorised forms of travel.   

Important Information about your application 

The VPA believes in diversity and equality and we are committed to ensuring that our workplace is reflective of the Victorian community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.  

We will offer reasonable adjustments for persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment as part of our commitment to build an inclusive workplace that supports everyone being fully integrated and valued for their contribution. 

Applications for this position close at 11.59 pm on Tuesday 16th July 2024. 

Senior Strategic Planner

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Full time / 18 months

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Genna Walkley | hr@vpa.vic.gov.au

Senior Strategic Planner