First listed on: 01 November 2018

Senior Urban Designer 

Full time Permanent
Band 7
Salary $94,005 + Super + RDO

About Us

The City of Whittlesea is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Australia and as a local government organisation we play a pivotal role in the everyday lives our community. Our vision is to make Whittlesea 2040: A Place For All by ensuring our residents can enjoy access to local services, facilities and infrastructure.

Our staff are passionate, skilled and diverse, providing a great environment to work in and succeed.  

The Role

Make a difference in our community!

We have an opportunity for a talented Senior Urban Designer with proven drive and creativity to join our dynamic Public Realm and Urban Design Team. City of Whittlesea Senior Urban Designers identify, lead and collaborate on a broad range of growth area and urban renewal projects from strategic visioning to implementation.

About you
We are looking for a passionate, motivated and collegiate Senior Urban Designer with the right combination of talent, energy and a commitment to excellence, to join our team.

You will:

  • Have appropriate tertiary qualifications and a minimum five years relevant work experience in urban design combined with urban planning, architecture or landscape architecture skills
  • Lead, coordinate and project manage major design projects of strategic significance to ensure that Council, developers and stakeholders are engaged and satisfied with the process and outcomes
  • Foster awareness of Council’s urban design needs/priorities and constraints with internal and external stakeholders to achieve a beneficial outcome for both the public and private realm
  • Identify future opportunities for projects to be undertaken by the Urban Design team to further advance Council’s W2040 and other strategic objectives
  • Bring a strong commitment to collaborative team work with urban designers, strategic and social planners, landscape architects and other disciplines, across Council to deliver excellent client service and high-quality outputs
  • Have strong oral, written and graphic communication skills, and experience in preparing reports and delivering presentations

Want to know more?

The full Position Description is available on the careers at Council page at If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Fiona Henningsen on 9217 2139.   

**Applications close 6.00pm on 28 November 2018

To apply for this position, you must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

Please note all applicants must apply online and no late applications will be accepted.

* You must have the right to live and work in Australia to be eligible for this vacancy.

At the City of Whittlesea we value diversity and appreciate everyone’s strengths. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects our municipality. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people with a disability and people identifying as LGBTIQ. The City of Whittlesea is also a Child Safe employer.

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