City Planning Positions

Shellharbour City Council Full Time Permanent 1/02/2018


City Planning positions


Are you looking for exciting and rewarding career opportunities in a new state of the art workplace, with flexible working arrangements and a relaxed coastal lifestyle? Shellharbour is in the ideal location to offer coastal and rural environments but also less than 80 minutes from Sydney.

We are seeking dynamic, enthusiastic, skilled and experienced people to join our City Planning Group. 


We are seeking applicants for the following positions:

Development Contributions Planner (Ref: 11/18 – 28 to 35 hours per week)

Recreation Planner (Ref: 12/18 – 28 to 35 hours per week)

Development Contributions Assistant (Ref 13/18 – 14 hours per week)


The Development Contributions Planner is accountable for the development, implementation, monitoring and review of Council's development contributions programs in accordance with the specific requirements of the NSW Environmental Planning and Assessment Act and current best practice.

The Recreation Planner will maintain Council’s strategy for the provision of open space and recreational facilities within the Shellharbour area.

The Development Contributions Assistant will assist the Development Contributions Planner as well as the Development Contributions Accountant in ensuring the delivery of Council’s development contribution programs.


How to apply:

Your application will need to address the essential and desirable criteria outlined on the position description, quote the reference number and include a resume with contact details for at least two referees. 

Interested in more than one position?

A separate application is required for each position.

Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Local Government State Award, relevant legislation and Council's policies and procedures.

For further information about these positions, including details on applying for a position with Shellharbour City Council please see Council’s website at

Specific enquiries may be directed to Geoff Hoynes on 4221 6128.

Please mark your application “Confidential Job Application” and send it electronically to


Applications close: 4.00pm, Friday 23 February 2018.

 Shellharbour City Council is an equal opportunity employer

Click here to view the position description document