Growth Area Planner

Job No: CSC458
Location: Officer

  • Band 5 ($65k - $81k per annum plus super and RDO)
  • Full time ongoing


Cardinia Shire Council currently has an outstanding opportunity for a motivated Growth Area Planner to join their busy team. This exciting position will allow you to work in one of Victoria’s fastest growing and developing Municipalities and play a key role in contributing to the development of the community. 

As a Growth Area Planner at Cardinia you will be responsible for processing planning applications for subdivision and development within our growing greenfield area. You will contribute to planning projects from the early pre-application stage right through to the implementation of development. Other responsibilities include contributing to continued business improvements, providing planning advice and supporting internal Council departments and management. The team is committed to providing opportunities for professional growth and development to support career progression.

The role is based at the Cardinia Civic Centre in Officer, Victoria, an exciting new workspace in the heart of one of Melbourne’s most dynamic and innovative municipalities.  Our new environmentally sustainable building includes high level technology to support our activity based working environment. Council Offices are located within close proximity to the Officer Train Station and major freeways.

This is a great opportunity to diversify and build a career and we welcome applicants with Growth Area experience or a desire to make their mark in greenfield planning.


Follow this link to view the complete Position Description.

The successful applicant will have tertiary qualifications in planning or a related discipline, experience in planning, an ability to research and analyse information, excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to embrace the Cardinia Values.

Cardinia offers an innovative health and wellbeing program, flexible working arrangements, unique leadership development and a significant reward & recognition program.

Applications close Sunday 25 February 2018

To apply please complete the online application form. You will be required to upload your resume and cover letter and respond to the key selection criteria


Cardinia Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer who supports inclusiveness and diversity. We welcome applications from people from a diverse background, including but not limited to, those identifying as LGBTIQ, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people from cultural and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, and people with a disability.

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