Canterbury-Bankstown Council

Graduate Planner

Posted: 14 Sep
Closes: 14 Oct
Bankstown, New South Wales


  • Temporary Full Time Opportunity (up to 2 years)
  • Bankstown and Campsie Locations
  • Work for an Employer of Choice!
A rewarding opportunity has become available for a talented and motivated individual to be a part of our Trainee, Apprentice and Graduate Program as a Graduate Town Planner. This opportunity will see you achieving quality outcomes alongside a team of focused Development Assessment professionals.

The opportunity will be offered on Temporary Full-Time basis (up to 2 years) and will commence early 2022

In this role you will:
• Assess development applications and subdivision certificates in accordance with Council’s adopted policies.
• Prepare assessment reports and determinations on development proposals
• Attend to members of the public at the Customer Service counter, email and on the telephone.
• Prepare correspondence, reports and memorandums in relation to development matters.
• Coordinate comments from other areas, both inside and outside Council, relating to development matters.
• Undertake site inspections.
• Meet relevant timeframes nominated by Council.
• Undertake general duties as directed by Manager/Team Leader.

You will have:
• Tertiary qualifications in Town Planning (or nearing completion in 2021)
• Class C driver’s licence.
• Technical knowledge of relevant Acts and statutory controls.
• Current knowledge and understanding of trade related issues, current trends and industry best-practice and development.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• A High level of technical attitude
• Customer service experience
• A high level of attention to detail

The salary range for this opportunity commences at $63,205 (Grade D, Step1) + 10% super

Click on the link below to access salary information for all steps within the designated Grade.

How to apply:

You can submit your application by clicking the “Apply Now” button and creating a login using your email address.

When submitting your application, make sure to address the essential criteria mentioned in the position description in your covering letter.

We pride ourselves on being a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. We encourage people with a disability or culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

In accordance with the position, the successful applicant will be subject to a criminal history check

Applications close at 11:59 pm on Tuesday 12 October 2021

For more information, please contact Andrew Hargreaves (Team Leader Development Systems) on 02 9707 5517