Land Use Planning Manager


Land Use Planning Manager

(12-month contract)

Parramatta is Sydney’s second CBD with a vibrant economy, diverse workforce, and a rich mix of cultural and recreational facilities. Council is strongly focused on setting the city’s strategic direction as a sustainability leader, while delivering the best possible services to our local community.

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 at the heart of the “Central City” for the Greater Sydney Metropolitan Area. The City of Parramatta Local Government Area includes a wide range of new growth precincts as well as a rapidly growing CBD. The area is currently experiencing a significant period of 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 been expanding. We are currently seeking a Service Manager to lead, guide and manage sub-teams of the Land Use Planning team during this busy period in the city’s development. The position is available on a temporary contract basis for a period of up to 12 months.

The position will suit a highly organised, motivated and passionate Service Manager, who is able to adapt quickly to a fast paced, challenging and dynamic work environment.

What’s on offer
We are offering an attractive salary for a temporary contract role for up to 12 months from $149,448.59p.a. plus Super. City of Parramatta also offers excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.


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 David Birds, Group Manager City Planning on (02) 9806 5225.

How to apply
Candidates MUST apply online at https://www.cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au/about-parramatta/careers and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close at 11:30pm, 20 November 2020 and will not be accepted through any other medium.


This position requires the successful candidate to complete a Criminal History Records Check and a Pre-Employment Medical.


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


City of Parramatta is an Equal Opportunity Employer, working to ensure our Council workforce is representative of the community we serve and encourage diversity within our teams. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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