Senior Planner

Published on Wednesday, 12 May 2021 at 9:34:51 AM

Senior Planner

The Shire of York is seeking a skilled, motivated, and experienced Senior Planner to join the Development Services Team. This position is offered on a contract basis for approximately 6 months. As the successful candidate you will require:

  • Sound organisational and time management skills with the ability to approach workload in a proactive fashion to ensure priorities and deadlines are met.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to resolve conflict and problem solve.
  • A demonstrated understanding of the Planning and Assessment processes in Western Australia, and experience in the application of the Planning and Development Act 2005, and related legislation.
  • Strong computer literacy.
  • Degree in Urban and Regional Planning, or equivalent qualifications.
  • Current Class ‘C’ driving licence.

 The following conditions will apply;

            • A cash component of $75,000 - $95,000 pro rata subject to experience.
            • 9.5% superannuation plus matched additional Shire contribution up to 5%.

The successful candidate will be using superior communications, leadership and interpersonal skills add value to the built and natural environment of the Shire by engaging with stakeholders in a positive and constructive manner.

High level development engagement and assessment skills, transparent planning recommendations and outstanding customer service will each contribute to the success of this role.

Further Information:

A position description for this role is available here - Position Description

A national police clearance and pre-employment medical will be required prior to offer of employment.

Further information regarding this position is available by contacting Alina Behan on 9641 0505.

How to apply:

To apply for this role please forward a cover letter addressing the requirements of the role together with a copy of your updated resume including two recent referees to:


Chief Executive Officer

Shire of York

PO Box 22, York WA 6302 or Email:


Applications close: 4.00pm on Wednesday 26 May 2021.

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