project officer

  • 12-month Temporary Opportunity

Project Officer – Land Use Planning

(12-month temporary contract)

It is an exciting time to be working as a land use planner in the City of Parramatta. The Greater Sydney Commission has identified Greater Parramatta as the “Central City” for the Greater Sydney Metropolitan Area. The City of Parramatta Local Government Area has been expanded through the Government’s amalgamation process to cover a number of new growth precincts.

The area is currently experiencing a significant period of rapid growth and change and there are many exciting urban revitalisation projects underway that will shape the City’s future.

Council’s Land Use Planning team is focused on strengthening Council’s capacity for strategic, pro-active, integrated and responsive management of land use planning. To help respond to the period of rapid growth and change that we are currently experiencing, the Land Use Planning Team has expanded. We are currently seeking a land use planner to work on a number of varied and challenging strategic planning projects.

This position will be primarily responsible for a mix of planning proposals, Development Control Plan amendments, precinct planning and other land use policy work. We are seeking a highly organised, motivated and passionate land use planner who is able to join Council and adapt quickly to a fast paced, challenging and dynamic work environment.

The position is a 12-month temporary contract.

Want to know more?
Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description, alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Jonathon Carle, Land Use Planning Manager on (02) 9806 5387.

Whats on offer
We are offering an attractive salary from $88,923 p.a. plus Super depending on experience and qualification(s). City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.

How to apply
Candidates MUST apply online at answer the position selection criteria. Applications close 11:30pm, Friday 6 December 2019and will not be accepted through any other medium.

The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result.

The diverse culture at City of Parramatta is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in our workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. If you would like to know more, or require assistance with our recruitment process, please email

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights in Australia to apply for this position.

Parramatta City Council


Posted: 27 November 2019

Location:  Liverpool, NSW