Manager - Urban & Regional Development

$167,500 yearly
  • Greater Geraldton City Council
  • Greater Geraldton, WA, Australia
  • 13 Sep, 2021
Full time Executive and Management Facilities, Real Estate, and Property

Job Description

This position leads the City’s Urban & Regional Development Branch which includes the teams of Town Planning, Building Surveying, Development Compliance and Ranger Services, ensuring the City’s obligations and functions are carried out in a professional and efficient manner.

Key accountabilities:

  • Provide strategic and effective leadership and management for the Urban & Regional Development branch.
  • Provide high level advocacy with State Government agencies and proponents in the development of strategies, plans and policies for the Greater Geraldton region.
  • Review complex town planning applications in accordance with the provisions of the Local Planning Schemes and policies.
  • Coordinate the day to day management of the Urban and Regional Development Branch.

For further information view the position description: Manager Urban & Regional Development (Ref: 34)

To gain a better understanding of the role, please call Phil Melling, Director Development and Community Services on 08 9956 6647.

Position requirements:

The successful applicant will have a Degree in Town Planning or related field and experience in a management position. Additionally, extensive experience working with government agencies, private consultants, and community are key requirements of the position.

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

This role is offered as a five (5) year fixed term contract. A salary package of up to $167,500 per annum will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 19% Superannuation
  • 27 Annual Leave days per annum
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career opportunities
  • Study Assistance
  • Centrally located
  • Free parking

Interested in applying?

To be considered for this vacancy, you must include the following documents in your application:

  1. A completed Application Form (to enable the E-Form, save the document to your computer desktop)
  2. A current resume
  3. A document addressing each of the selection criteria outlined in the roles position description (please refer to the Candidate Information Pack for further details)

Applications should be emailed to the Chief Executive Officer at or sent to: City of Greater Geraldton, PO Box 101, Geraldton WA 6531 by 4pm, Monday 4 October 2021.

Ross McKim


Job Closing Date

04 Oct, 2021