Assistant Director - Urban Design and Planning Policy Reform

$111,887 - $120,436 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 08 Sep, 2021
Full time Executive and Management Strategy and Planning

Job Description

Full-time Temporary

Closes: 27 September 2021
Classification: Senior Officer Grade C
Salary: $111,887 - $120,436 plus superannuation
Position No: 44632
Directorate: Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 08 September 2021
Contact Officer: James Bennett on or (02) 6205 4877

Details: The Planning System Review and Reform Project (PSRRP) team in the Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate is seekinga highly motivated, experienced and suitably qualified personto fill the role of Assistant Director, Urban Design and Planning Policy Reform.

The PSRRP team is part of the Planning and Urban Policy Division which has responsibility for strategic planning and development of city-wide urban policies and design controls that underpin planning for future urban growth, land supply, major infrastructure and the character and built form of the city.

This role will require you to contribute to the reform of the ACT planning system through developing and delivering robust and innovative urban design and strategic planning input to policies, programs and projects, provide urban design advice and testing, and lead projects. This role requires management of policy development and projects, working with small project teams, and representing the Directorate in communication with a range of stakeholders both internally and externally. Candidates should have proven experience working on a range of planning and design projects at a variety of scales and in an urban planning context.

Candidates should have strong oral and written communication skills, ability to use supporting programs to deliver urban design input, and experience managing urban design/planning projects.

The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Tertiary qualifications and significant work experience in urban design, urban planning, planning policy reform or a related field are highly desirable.

Notes: This is a temporary position available for a period of 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. This position is located in a new workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW). Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.

How to Apply: Please provide a two-page pitch demonstrating your suitability for the role and responding to the Selection Criteria.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Job Closing Date

27 Sep, 2021