open space and recreation planner - local council in southern sydney

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southern sydney, new south wales
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A Local Council based in South Sydney are looking to engage an Open Space and Recreation Planner on an initial 12 month contract.

The Open Space and Recreation Planner will be responsible for Developing and reviewing open space and recreation policies and plans to identify, support and promote active recreation, leisure and sporting activities as well as delivering an open space network.

Duties include:

  • Contribute to the development of council’s open space and recreation framework
  • Develop and implement open space and recreation policies and strategies to inform decision making in line with contemporary open space and recreation standards and legislative requirements
  • Prepare project briefs to achieve required outcomes within agreed project scope
  • Analyse and prepare submissions on behalf of Council
  • Undertake research and analysis to provide timely and accurate expert advice, report and briefs on open space and recreation planning
  • Engage and manage consultants and contractors as required

What you need to be successful:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Understanding of state government frameworks

Please apply with your CV in word format to this job advertisement. Please call Katie O’Neill with any queries on 02 9233 9904


Open Space and Recreation Planning


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