First listed on: 10 November 2020

Unit Manager Open Space Design & Development 

  • Salary - $127K (Inc. Super & Transport Allowance)
  • Key Leadership Role
  • 12 Months Fixed Term

At Moreland our diverse community is vibrant and full of energy, with an array of community services and place making, fabulous festivals, cool pools, libraries and a recently designed gallery space, scenic bike paths and a community of artists and creative industries and shops. We are a progressive cosmopolitan council with 180,000 residents and with ambitions for environmental sustainability, social justice and community wellbeing. Located in Hadfield, just 8 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD, with excellent public transport options, great food and cafés, providing Moreland to be a great place to live, work and play.

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Council is seeking a highly motivated individual to lead the dynamic Open Space Design and Development Unit. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a team to deliver significant strategies, policies, programs and projects.

You will have a wide range of knowledge and experience in developing, implementing and monitoring policies and initiatives to plan, design, develop and conserve quality open space for the City of Moreland. This role will require the capacity to build and maintain strong relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders including strong engagement with the community.


Candidates will have a proven track record in managing teams, project management in the field of open space as well as possess qualifications in one or more areas of Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Open Space Planning or related disciplines and/ or relevant experience in the public realm and Local Government environment.

Applicants must address the key selection criteria to be considered for this role.

  • The opportunity to work alongside a professional team
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Extensive opportunities for training and career development
  • Wellness programs

For further information please contact Jerome Ierome on 8311 4360.

Applications close: 11.30 pm, 2nd December 2020. (*in the case that we receive a high volume of applications we may close this advert before the closing date).

Before submitting an application please view the Position Description. Please note that when applying for this role, you will be required to attached your valid Drivers Licence. Please have this ready when completing your application

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse

Applicants for Council positions must be entitled to work in Australia.

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