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Over 600,000 Aussies have lost their jobs during COVID-19 and a further 600,000 have seen their work hours reduced.

As restrictions start to lift and we prepare to get back to a new 'normal' we're launching our new Job File.

Strategic Planner
23rd June 2022

Eurobodalla Shire Council
Job Type
Full Time
70 hours per fortnight

Eurobodalla Shire is renowned for its natural beauty, bays, beaches, rivers and mountain ranges and Council is committed to the ecologically sustainable development of the region. With a highly sought-after mix of coastal, river and rural landscapes it is an idyllic location for an exciting career change.

This is a great opportunity for a strategic planner with an interest in leadership, collaboration, and working with the community to be part of a team leading in resolving complex planning issues in a period of significant growth and change.

As part of the Strategy and Place Team, this role will lead and assist in a range of projects that creates a strategic planning framework that reflects existing and future needs of Eurobodalla’s community. This is a great opportunity for someone who is highly motivated to deliver outcomes to improve resilience, sustainability, and liveability on the far south coast.
Council is both leading and responding to a range of local and regional challenges and opportunities. The role will see the opportunity to both lead and be involved in a diverse range of planning projects, including activation and place making, planning proposals and development control plans to support sustainable growth, heritage management, master planning, State planning and infrastructure projects, housing and settlement strategy, and many other strategies and plans as required to shape Eurobodalla.

Council has embarked on a range of projects that demonstrate excellence in placemaking and community consultation and we’re looking for someone who will help us continue this trend; someone who is highly motivated, a great communicator, interested in a challenge, a lateral and strategic thinker, enjoys project work and being an integral part of an enthusiastic and dedicated team leading cultural change.

Depending on the skills and experience of the successful applicant, the total remuneration for the role is in the range $87,030.71 to $97,334.44 gross per annum consisting of:

• $79,118.83 to $88,485.85 base salary,
• $7,911.88 to $8,848.59 superannuation (at 10%)

A Council leaseback vehicle including full private usage is available for this role. For a suitably experienced applicant, a hybrid model of remote and office based working arrangements would be considered and negotiated.

Applications: For your application to be considered for this position you will need to submit your application via the Eurobodalla Shire Council on-line recruitment portal and provide responses to the selection criteria listed in the application form.

Only applications submitted via our recruitment portal will be considered.

To do this please go to the Eurobodalla Shire Council webpage ( and click on the Vacant Positions tab to view all current vacant positions, or, copy and paste the below link into your browser:

Closing Date: 4.30pm Monday 4 July 2022.

Applicants found suitable through this recruitment process may be contacted for fixed term contract opportunities of less than 12 months where the position is similar in nature – meaning the position requires the same nature of duties, abilities, qualifications, experience and standard of work performance.

Skill Required

Please view the information pack for the position for the full job description and details on experience and qualifications required for this role.

To apply for this job, please contact us by sending us an email to [email protected] or calling us an on 02 4474 7378