Place Manager

Parramatta City Council Full Time Permanent 14/01/2020

About the role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual to join our large dedicated place-making team as a Place Manager.

Are you driven to connect people to place, and take a data and evidence-based look at what makes an area liveable and loveable? Then this is the role for you to make it happen!

You’ll have access to significant budgets to use your understanding of place-making to deliver high quality and distinctive capital projects, activations, and community engagement initiatives. You’ll be encouraged to be innovative and develop new place-making approaches.

About the person
As a Place Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Liaising with key stakeholders and managing diverse and innovative projects for communities, neighbourhoods, and centres.
  • Co-ordinating, supporting, and encouraging cooperation across different Council business units.
  • Providing advice on cross-functional solutions that deliver innovative community and infrastructure outcomes.
  • Place-based data collection and interpretation.

Applicants will come from a wide range of specialist skill areas but will share the qualities of being a committed team player who is able to align their own activities to the Organisation and Team’s mission, vision, and values. 

We are seeking a motivated individual who is proactive, able to think on their feet, and can work with a variety of situations, individuals and groups. This includes being able to quickly adapt and react positively to change.

What’s on offer  
We are offering an attractive salary from $124,541 p.a. plus Super. City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to salary package a full private use Council vehicle.

Want to know more?  
Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description, alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Stephanie Cascun (02) 9806 8188.

How to apply
Candidates MUST apply online at and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close 11:30pm, Friday 7th February 2020 and will not be accepted through any other medium.

The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result.

The diverse culture at City of Parramatta is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in our workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. If you would like to know more, or require assistance with our recruitment process, please email

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights in Australia to apply for this position.