Development Assessment Planner

About Strathfield

We are a centrally located Council in Sydney's inner-west, half way between the Parramatta CBD and Sydney CBD.

Strathfield Local Government Area is a culturally diverse area with a mix of land uses, ranging from high density residential development along Parramatta Road, leafy low density residential neighbourhoods with heritage and streetscape character, a range of educational facilities and industrial and urban services land.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced and suitably qualified Planner to join our Planning and Development Team.

You will be responsible for:

  • Assessing development applications and certificates relating to the urban development of Strathfield Municipal Council.
  • Ensuring the highest professional standards of planning advice and technical expertise are provided to internal and external customers.
  • Commenting upon and making recommendations on trends for future planning to be incorporated in policies, codes or planning instruments.


  • Recognised degree in urban planning or equivalent qualification and relevant work experience,
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act, and Council and statutory requirements in planning processes,
  • Ability to work collaboratively and share knowledge and information in a multi-disciplinary team,

Salary & Benefits

  • The salary range for this position will be dependent upon skills and experience of the successful applicant.
  • As a family-friendly employer, Strathfield Council offers flexible working arrangements (9-day fortnights) and access to Council's Childcare Subsidy Scheme *Conditions apply.
  • Strathfield Council is committed to developing staff's capability and will offer the successful candidate access to ongoing learning and development tools, including LinkedIn Learning and PlanDo.

How to apply

Please review the position description and other relevant information available on our recruitment hub.

Applications must address the Selection Criteria listed above as well as a Cover Letter and Resume.

Applications Close 5 December 2019

25/11/2019 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Design & Architecture
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