First listed on: 14 May 2018

Strategic Planner

Position No. 706

Permanent Full Time

Band 6 $77,474 - $84,329 per annum plus 9.5% statutory superannuation


Job Description:

Would you like to become a valued member of our enthusiastic Strategic Planning Team?

This is an opportunity for a town planner to join our strategic planning team to deliver a wide range of strategic planning projects and Planning Scheme Amendments in a supportive team environment. 

Ideally, you will be experienced in statutory or strategic planning and will hold a relevant tertiary qualification. However, recent graduates are also encouraged to apply.

If you have a passion for Strategic Planning and a desire to make a real difference to the community, we look forward to receiving your application.


The successful candidate will need to demonstrate how they meet the criteria below:

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve the position objectives and responsibilities within specified time frames.
  • Proven ability to work well in a team environment as a team member.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with the ability to liaise with a broad range of people.
  • Advanced computer software skills, including high level knowledge of Microsoft Office products and other relevant computer software programs.
  • Tertiary qualification in town planning or relevant tertiary qualification and previous experience in a similar position.


Why Wellington?

We use award-winning technologies to seek and implement innovative improvements across the organisation. We work hard to position ourselves as a leader in local government, continuously improving our diverse range of services for the betterment of our community.

Don’t just listen to us, here’s what our staff say:

‘Proud to be a Wellington Shire employee.’

‘Great organisation, passionate and highly motivated staff – pleasure to be part of it.’

‘Perhaps the most collegial, friendly organisation I have joined.’

‘It was a good life choice to come and work with the team at Wellington.’

We acknowledge we couldn’t do it without great people. We offer a rewarding culture of innovation and continued learning; and a collaborative, supportive environment.

Why not Wellington?


About Wellington:

Wellington Shire is Victoria’s third largest municipality. Its 10,924km2 extends from the High Country through the Gippsland Plains to the famous Ninety Mile Beach. Sale is a 2.5 hour drive east of Melbourne and the region boasts excellent sporting, educational, and recreational facilities. Visit to find out why the Wellington Shire is a great place to live and work.

Wellington Shire Council is committed to upholding the Child Safe Standards and associated legislated requirements.


How to Apply:

Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria as outlined on our website and will be accepted no later than Midnight Sunday 3 June 2018.

Please follow the below link to apply:


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