• Full Time, Fixed Term (2 years)
  • $92,286pa + super

About us

The Rural City of Wangaratta is a progressive organisation with a focus on supporting its staff and taking care of its customers.  We are nestled in the heart of Victoria’s high country surrounded by great places to work, live, rest and play.  We are close to cities, snow, bush and within easy reach of other states and a regional airport. 

The Opportunity

Council is looking for a Strategic Planning Officer to help deliver a program of interesting strategic land use planning projects. The position plays a key role the development of planning strategies and policies to facilitate the coordinated development of our municipality. The ideal candidate will have a strong focus on collaboration and community outcomes complimented by town planning qualifications and well-developed knowledge of, and experience with strategic planning, project management and community engagement processes.

Why Work for Rural City of Wangaratta?

Joining our team comes with a variety of exciting benefits, including:

  • Inclusive, supportive, and nurturing work environment
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities to help you achieve your career goals
  • Corporate benefits, including flu injections and reduced gym memberships
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for mental health and wellbeing support

If you’re interested in joining our dynamic and flexible team environment while enjoying the lifestyle balance offered by our beautiful region, apply now!

For further enquiries about the position please contact Clare Cowdery, Manager Statutory Services on 0437 073 944.

Applications close at 3pm on Monday, 22nd July 2024, although the right candidate may be appointed earlier.

Rural City of Wangaratta is a child safe and equal opportunity employer. Employment applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged. In addition, applications for positions that work with children must provide referees who can comment on their experience working with children.  These roles also require a valid Working with Children Check and all roles require a National Criminal History Check.

When submitting your application, you will need to include:

  • Your current contact details;
  • A cover letter to your application. This document is an introduction to your application and will generally include an outline as to why you have applied for the role;
  • A current resume with a minimum of two current referees;
  • A letter stating how you meet the key selection criteria, providing evidence that clearly demonstrates what you have achieved in relation to the position. It is helpful to use each selection criteria as a heading and then explain how your skills and experience meet that criterion; and
  • Copies of any relevant qualifications or licence.




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Rural City of Wangaratta,Victoria,Australia

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