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Reference Number 14291
Position Title Coordinator Strategic Planning
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Frankston City Council
Geographical Location Frankston
Award Classification Award 8 - Band Levels 8
Hours Per Fortnight 72

Coordinator Strategic Planning

Permanent Full Time Position

Band 8 $112,729.25 + super

Frankston City Council is located on the eastern shores of Port Phillip Bay and is where the beach meets with the natural landscapes of the Mornington Peninsula. We are a diverse community that provides a vibrant lifestyle along with a growing economic and arts sector. Our leadership team is committed to building an engaged and collaborative culture where innovation and being future focused are the norm. If you want to help shape the future of Frankston, now is the time to join our team.


What we are looking for?

The Policy, Planning and Environmental Strategies Department in an integrated team including Strategic Planning, Urban Design, Economic Development, Social Policy and Environment Planning functions of Council.  We are a new department with a number of exciting city future planning projects. 


We are currently looking for a Coordinator within the Strategic Planning Department who will lead our strategic planning team.  Your main responsibilities will include: 

  • Managing a team responsible for the preparation the development of strategic research projects, policies and strategies that provide a clear strategic framework and direction for city planning in the municipality.
  • Working collaboratively with cross council project teams to deliver integrated strategic planning outcomes.
  • Manage engagement processes which enable strong community input and collaboration in the future planning of the City.
  • Strong project management skills  and the ability to build and manage relationships with other government departments and Councils


About you

To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and experience:


  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Urban Planning or related discipline.
  • Extensive and diverse experience in town planning in Local Government and/or State Government or equivalent experience in the private sector.
  • Strong leadership and project management skills
  • Strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to use GIS and preferred skills in Urban Design Software Programs (Illustrator / InDesign).



Why you would like to join us?

Be a part of a workplace that is looking to transform the way that we work and build on our values “Kinder, Fairer, Smarter.”

As an employee, you will have access to benefits such as:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Rostered Day Off
  • Access to professional and career development opportunities
  • Purchased leave


Frankston City Council is committed to building a culture that values diversity and promotes a workplace that welcomes and includes the unique contributions of all people.  We encourage applications from individuals of all ages, backgrounds and identities.


You will need to provide evidence of your right to work in Australia, certified copies of your qualifications, and a current Driver Licence & Working with Children Check. You must also be willing to provide a Pre-Employment Health Declaration and undertake a National Police Record Check.


Frankston City Council is committed to promoting and protecting children from abuse. We have zero tolerance for child abuse.


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Your career, Frankston’s future….


Selection Criteria
Contact Person Suzane Becker
Contact Number 0418 268 175
Closing Date 27/04/2021
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