Coordinator Open Space Planning & Design

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Work type: Full time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Management, Community, Services

Coordinator Open Space Planning and Design

Employment status: Permanent Full Time (Flexible)

$116,121 - $130,123 + super + RDO 

The City Strategy Branch forms part of the Planning and Place Making Division.  The Branch comprises four units, Strategic Planning, Urban Design, Economic Development and Open Space Planning & Design. The Branch is focused on providing evidence based strategic research and policy, achieving high quality urban design and public realm and open space outcomes and promoting a strong and diverse local economy.

The Open Space Planning and Design Unit is responsible for the management, planning and development of open space assets for residents, workers and visitors to the City. A key priority for the Unit is the delivery of new open spaces across the Municipality in accordance with the Yarra Open Space Strategy 2020.

To undertake this role you will have tertiary qualifications in landscape architecture or an associated discipline, and substantial experience in open space planning in the public realm. 

The successful candidate will be able to identify and analyse opportunities to further expand the open space network, and emerging trends in developing open space facilities. With your demonstrated experience in project management, you will lead the team to deliver a capital works program for new and upgraded open space. 

You will also have demonstrated supervisory skills to motivate and develop a team, as well as lead engagement and consultation processes.

In this position, you will have the ability to shape Yarra to respond to local and regional challenges and opportunities. 

For further information see the position description or contact Althena Davidson, Manager City Strategy on (03) 9205 5122.

Download File 902124 - Coordinator Open Space - Position Description - May 2022.pdf

Applications close on 29 May 2022.

In your application, the selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, abilities, and qualifications of the Position Description as well as your separate responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

*This position is subject to satisfactory Police Check, Working with Children Check, and evidence of Covid-19 vaccination prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

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