Senior Landscape Architect

  • Rockingham City Council
  • Rockingham WA, Australia
  • 24 Jun, 2022
Full time Engineering, Architecture, and Construction

Job Description


Full-time (average of 38 hours per week)

The City of Rockingham is located 40km south of the Perth CBD and is one of the fastest growing local governments in the south metropolitan area.  We are responsible for the provision and delivery of high quality services, facilities and events that meet or exceed community expectations.  Providing a safe and healthy workplace for our employees is important to us and we are committed to employing team members who share the City’s Values of Recognition, Ethics, Service, Professional Development, Empowerment, Communication and Teamwork – RESPECT.  These Values are incorporated into all aspects of employment at the City.

Degree qualified in Landscape Architecture, or equivalent, this role provides you with the opportunity to positively contribute to the City’s land development process by applying your specialist knowledge to influence the strategic and statutory planning outcomes.  You will ensure a combined approach to the assessment of Structure Plans, Subdivision Plans, development applications and Public Open Space approvals.

To be considered for this role, you must address the following selection criteria as part of your online application:

  1. Knowledge of planning process and the relevant statutory guidance for green field subdivision and urban infill development sites.
  2. Your ability to perform composite analysis, interpret technical data and consider complex design elements attached to the provision of civic and recreational spaces.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the design and construction of Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD).
  4. Knowledge of project management, construction techniques, materials and equipment in landscape and irrigation related works.
  5. Determining appropriate land use planning in relation to bushfire prone areas across the State of Western Australia.
  6. Quality communication (verbal and written) and high level negotiation skills.

You must be able to provide proof of having received all required COVID-19 vaccinations.

Find out more in the information pack which is available on our website or by contacting James Henson, Manager Land and Development Infrastructure on 08 9528 0371.

Applications are open until we find you, our perfect candidate.  Apply now!

The City of Rockingham encourages candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living with disability and people who speak a first language other than English.

Job Closing Date

31 Dec, 2022