Associate Town Planner

Aspect Personnel

Are you a career driven, high performing, self starter? Are you looking to take your career to the next level in a supportive environment?

  • Do you want to join a market leading, multidisciplinary consultancy in Melb?
  • A portfolio you would be proud to work on across resi, commercial and ind.
  • Salary - $120 to $140k plus super
A highly reputable multi-disciplinary firm providing Town Planning, Urban Design, and Landscape Architecture services to their A-grade clients, is actively seeking an Associate Town Planner for its growing Town Planning division. 
Reporting directly into one of four Directors, you will take a lead role in managing staff, projects, and marketing the firm. You can expect to work on a wide range of large-scale developments including residential, commercial and industrial projects within an infill, greenfield or peri-urban environment.   
You will have a minimum of 8 years' experience with a proven track record in the local market, both in the private and/or public sectors. 
Your key responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
  • Lead an aspiring team of professionals. 
  • Assist in the preparation of technical reports, including preparation of various planning applications, planning scheme amendments, planning policy and guidelines, urban design frameworks, master planning, and advocacy and expert witness reports.
  • Liaise with existing and future clients about site development potential and opportunity.
  • Represent clients at VCAT. 
  • Conduct the necessary research both in Urban and Regional areas.
  • Remain up to date with planning policy changes and decisions, so you can convey this to clients and colleagues with confidence.
  • Business development across various industry markets. 
 The successful candidate will have:  
  • Degree qualification in Urban and Regional Planning, or higher
  • Suitable post-graduate work experience (circa 10+ years)  
  • Technical and practical expertise in the Victorian system, ideally in the private sector.  
  • A demonstrated, and high-level technical competency in both Strategic and Statutory planning projects. 
  • Ability to work autonomously with limited direction from the leadership team ensuring the successful delivery of projects.
  • Demonstrated experience directly mentoring or managing staff
  • Experience at VCAT
  • Exceptional communication skills 
  • Robust report writing skills
This is an opportunity for a high achiever who is extremely motivated to develop their career and contribute to the reputation and market share of this firm. The remuneration offered will directly reflect experience and compatibility with the above selection criteria. 
All form of communication regarding this role should be addressed to Mark Parrent at Aspect Personnel via or contact him on 9092 7204.

Alternatively you can apply online via the link below.