This recently created role will build the urban design capability within the City and deliver improved urban outcomes for our community.
As a key member of the Planning Strategy & Urban Growth Leadership Team, you will lead the development and implementation of a range of projects ranging from strategic ‘visioning’ to detailed urban design concepts. This will include providing high quality design, project management, and professional/technical services and advice.
You have tertiary qualifications in an appropriate design discipline and several years’ experience as an Urban Designer, Architect or Landscape Architect, designing and delivering public realm projects within or in partnership with Local Government. This experience includes leading the development and implementation of a range of projects, including major urban renewal, master planning, and feasibility studies.
You have high level interpersonal, communication, and consultation skills, with the ability to articulate issues and influence outcomes at a senior level. Your leadership skills and collaborative approach enable you to engage staff in corporate objectives and expectations, and shape a high performing team and culture.
You have excellent IT proficiency in a range of technical software such as AutoCAD, SketchUp and ArcGIS, and advanced knowledge of relevant standards, codes and practices.
In it's initial stages, this position will support the implementation of the Central Geelong Revitalisation plan, a partnership between Council and the Victorian Government to revitalise the key area of Central Geelong.
Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria.
This is a temporary maternity leave position for approximately 12 months.