Waverley Council

Strategic Planner

Posted: 14 Jan
Closes: 06 Feb
Bondi Junction, New South Wales


  • Fixed Term – 4 months, Full Time 35 hours per week
  • Salary $83,490 p.a.
  • Flexible working conditions, family friendly policies and other great employee benefits

Waverley is a diverse and innovative Council located in the heart of Sydney's Eastern Suburbs. With a broad range of services, programs and initiatives, Waverley is one of the leading local government areas in NSW. Taking in some of Sydney's most beautiful beaches including the world famous Bondi Beach, and encompassing part of Sydney's global economic corridor at Bondi Junction, Waverley Council is an enriching place to broaden your career.


Our Strategic Town Planning team develops and delivers plans and strategies in land use, value capture, affordable housing and sustainability. The team works within a multi-disciplinary department with expertise in urban design, heritage, economic development and property. There is a strong focus on policy research and development. We are looking for a well-rounded Strategic Planner who has the capacity to engage with a range of stakeholders to undertake research and develop new policy.


You will have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in a team as well as independently. A sound knowledge and experience in the practical application of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and associated legislation is expected. 


You will demonstrate highly developed verbal and written report writing skills and you’ll be available to attend out of hours meetings when required. Tertiary qualifications in Town Planning or equivalent are essential.


Please refer to the position description for detailed information on the position and required skills and experience. For more information contact Jaime Hogan on 9083 8057.


Waverley Council is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all candidates. We encourage applications from people from diverse groups, including, but not limited to, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people; people from culturally diverse backgrounds; young people; older workers; people with disabilities; LGBTIQ; and other minority groups.