Senior Planner

$95,659 - $101,522 yearly
  • Townsville City Council
  • 103 Walker Street, Townsville QLD, Australia
  • Dec 30, 2020
Full time Engineering, Architecture, and Construction Strategy and Planning

Job Description

Infrastructure and Operations - Construction Maintenance and Operations | Building/Construction

Closing date: 22/01/2021

  • 9 day fortnight
  • Work-life balance
  • Relevant planning qualification and/or more than ten years of extensive experience in business and/or construction and maintenance planning
  • LGO 7 ($95,659- $101,522 per annum + superannuation) based on skills, qualifications and experience

Why Choose Us

Townsville City Council is the largest local government authority in Northern Australia.

We are committed to delivering quality services to facilitate sustainable growth, enhancing the enjoyment of our residents and unlocking the potential of our city through inspired leadership, community engagement and sound financial management.

Our organisation provides and maintains over $5.4b worth of community infrastructure including bridges, drainage, roads, community facilities, sporting venues and more. We look after the health and wellbeing of the community through public health initiatives and provide recreational facilities, events and a wide range of Smart City and environmentally sustainable activities. We also work to build, develop and enhance resilience in our community, working to create a mentally and physically robust city.

We have reached many significant milestones as we continue on our journey towards building a clean and green city for our current and future community members.

We know that it takes more than construction to build our city; it takes people.

Townsville City Council is building for our future.

About the role

The Senior Planner will translate the annual ‘Civil’, and ‘Parks, Open Spaces and Environment’ (POSE) programs (derived from the annual capital plan) into project specific plans on a six weekly cycle and weekly works schedules. This role is directly responsible for developing, maintaining and continually improving all tools necessary to implement the annual Civil and POSE programs. This includes all planning and scheduling work undertaken within Construction Maintenance and Operations, and direct oversight of a team of one planner and five schedulers, and engagement with the planning aspects of the four technical officer positions.

About you

Our ideal candidate looks like:

  • Relevant planning qualification and/or more than ten years of extensive experience in business and/or construction and maintenance planning.
  • In depth knowledge of, and highly experienced in, working under relevant Commonwealth and Queensland WH&S legislation, regulation, policies and practices.
  • Highly experienced in resource allocation (people, plant and material) for optimisation of budget and time outcomes.
  • Highly experienced in procurement policies and practices, and contract negotiations and management.
  • Highly experienced with traffic management, including with traffic guidance schemes, traffic management plans, the Traffic and Road Use Manual (TRUM) and MUTCD.
  • Current Queensland “C” class driver’s licence.

Closing Date: 11:45pm, Friday 22nd January 2021.

What We Offer

  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Up to 5 weeks annual leave
  • Up to 3 weeks Personal/Carers Leave
  • 14 weeks paid Parental Leave
  • Domestic and Family Violence Leave
  • Natural Disaster Leave
  • Long Service Leave available pro rata after seven years
  • Up to *13.5% Superannuation employer contribution for contributing members
  • Salary Sacrifice opportunities
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership to selected gym, pool, and yoga facilities
  • Employee Loyalty Program offering discounts at selected local businesses
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Active Family Social Club
  • Flexible working arrangements

For further information review the Position Description and/or click Apply.

- N01543_Senior Planner_Updated Dec2020_PD.pdf

Job Closing Date

Jan 22, 2021