Senior Town Planner – Live the Great Outdoor!

This region is perfect for those who love outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, skiing, and snowboarding. The region is also famous for its wineries and farm produce!

They are currently looking for Town Planner (Band 6) and Senior Town Planner (Band 7) to join the team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and managing the planning and development function of the Council, and will play a key role in shaping the future of the region.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading and managing the planning and development function of the Council
  • Preparing and implementing local planning policies and strategies
  • Reviewing and assessing development applications
  • Providing expert planning advice to Council and the community
  • Representing the Council at planning and development related meetings and hearings
  • Managing and mentoring junior staff members
  • Building and maintaining positive relationships with key stakeholders

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Tertiary qualification in Town Planning or related field
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Strong understanding of relevant legislation and regulations, including the Planning and Environment Act 1987 and the Victorian Planning Provisions
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong leadership and management abilities
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • A current driver’s license


Salary packages:

  • Band 6 – $79,260 – $85,893 + super
  • Band 7 – $88,480 – $98,209 + super
  • Hybrid working arrangement
  • Would consider experienced candidates who may want to work 100% remotely

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team and make a real difference in shaping the future of our region. If you are an experienced Town Planner looking for your next challenge, we would love to hear from you!

For more information about these positions, please contact the consultants at Planned Resources:

Leo Liemesak on 0450 911 172 or

Lauren Evans-Joyner on 0451 118 717 or

Your gender, gods, sex life, skin colour, or bigshot white uncle don’t make a difference here. If you’re smart and good at what you do, come as you are.



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