Senior Landscape Architect

$110,651 - $121,464 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 09 Apr, 2021
Contractor/Temp Engineering, Architecture, and Construction

Job Description

Closes: 15 April 2021
Classification: Infrastructure Officer 3
Salary: $110,651 - $121,464 plus superannuation
Position No: 23562
Directorate: Transport Canberra and City Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 01 April 2021
Contact Officer: Angela Hauzer on or (02) 6207 1612

Details: This position supervises the landscape team within the Design Review and Asset Acceptance team, an operational section which is responsible for design review and asset acceptance relating to private and external developments including greenfield estates by the Suburban Land Agency. The landscape team plays a critical role to ensure that all developments meet standards and policies on landscape elements, including protection of existing trees and new tree plantings.

The primary responsibilities for this position are to assess a wide range of planning and design submissions and provide technical responses against design standards, codes, guidelines and policies, within given timeframes. This includes liaison with various Government entities and private consultants.

This role requires a person who can inspire, energise and positively influence team and individual outcomes. The role is responsible for supervising, managing and motivating a small team and providing appropriate support and guidance. Effective employee engagement skills are a key enabler in the performance of this role as is a values‑based leadership style.

Eligibility/Other requirements:

  • Hold a relevant professional qualification in Engineering, Architecture (including Landscape Architecture) or Project Management or accreditation with a professional body recognised within Australia; or
  • Hold a relevant building degree; or
  • Have significant building or Infrastructure knowledge and/or project management experience.
  • A current Australian Class C driver’s licence essential.

Notes: This is a temporary position available immediately for a period of six months with the possibility of extension. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. This position is in an activity-based workplace (ABW) where officers do not have a designated workstation/desk.

How to Apply: Please submit

  • A response of approximately two pages addressing the Selection Criteria - What you will Require - in the Position Description
  • A current curriculum vitae
  • Contact details for two referees

Job Closing Date

15 Apr, 2021