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Graduate Planner

Wonthaggi VIC, Australia
Sunday 18th April 2021
$70,802 – $82,201 plus superannuation
2021 03 30 position description graduate statutory planner

As one of the fastest growing municipalities in Victoria, Bass Coast Shire Council offers you an opportunity to develop your career in a challenging and exciting working environment.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who has completed, or is about to complete their Planning degree to join Council’s experienced Planning team. We are seeking a passionate, curious, innovative, and smart individual who is seeking a challenging and rewarding career.

If you are someone that can keep their eye on the detail, whilst always seeking to reshape and interpret the world around you, then we want you to be part of our team.

Our graduate position is aimed at those seeking to build a career where what you do makes a difference to people in your community. As a graduate, we will equip you with skills in all aspects of local government planning, while supporting your personal and professional development.

Our graduate program offers experience across the core functions of both Strategic and Statutory Planning under the mentorship of senior staff.

We offer flexible working arrangements, work-life balance, and a culture built on leadership and team work.

Applicants must attach a cover letter and resume.

For more details on this position you can download the Position Description or contact Donna Taylor, Manager Strategy and Growth on 1300 BCOAST (226 278), or (03) 5671 2211

Applications close Sunday, 18 April 2021.

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Supporting documentation

Applicants must address the key selection criteria (found in the position description), and attach a cover letter and resume.
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Equal Employment Opportunity

At Bass Coast Shire we value the right of every employee, councillor, contractor, volunteer, and customer to be treated with respect, dignity, and courtesy.

We do not tolerate any forms of:

  • bullying
  • harassment
  • discrimination
  • threatening behaviour
  • sexual harassment
  • equal opportunity breaches

Council is committed to providing a workplace that provides fair and equal opportunity to all in accordance with equal opportunity principles.

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