Graduate Planner / Junior Planner – 2137

12 November 2019

Position description

Position: Graduate Planner / Junior Planner

Start: ASAP

Location: Sydney CBD

Are you a grad/junior planner looking for an awesome opportunity to join one of the State Government’s leading Strategic Planning Teams? We have an initial 6-month role for an immediate start in Sydney CBD!

This team takes a modern and holistic approach to strategic service planning across NSW, utilising the latest data from a myriad of sources to propose outcomes which benefit not just the current community, but generations to come. If this sounds like your ideal role then don’t delay – Apply NOW!

Key Accountabilities

  • Assist with a range of planning support activities, including the development of sound infrastructure plans, to support high quality, cost effective outcomes.
  • Assist with background research and analysis for projects, including preparing and presenting data for inclusion in plans, to support evidence-based decision making and informed planning analysis.
  • Provide support with planning assessments to enable compliance with relevant legislative requirements, policies and procedures.
  • Provide informed customer service, advice and solutions to internal and external stakeholders on a range of planning issues and priorities, and refer more complex matters to senior team members, to ensure a professional, customer-focused service and to meet stakeholder requirements and needs.
  • Collaborate with key internal and external stakeholders to support the achievement of key directions and priorities.
  • Assist with the preparation of research briefings, submissions, reports and other forms of correspondence to support the provision of timely and accurate advice and information.

Key challenges

  • Accessing and reporting the most current information from multiple sources and databases within the department and from external sources.
  • Providing quality support across multiple projects so that business cases meet requirements.
  • Responding in a timely and accurate way to unplanned requests and competing priorities.

Essential Requirements

  • Degree in urban planning or similar subject, or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent understanding of strategic planning principles, regulations and best practice
  • Outstanding analytical skills
  • Previous office-based experience in an administration or planning role


Apply now!

Job code: 2137

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