Senior Landscape Architect & Public Domain Specialist

City of Parramatta Full Time Permanent 22/07/2021

The City of Parramatta is going through unprecedented change and transformation as it becomes Sydney’s Central City. The intensity of growth and investment in City of Parramatta means that Council, their partners, and community have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to shape the City’s future and ensure it is culturally, socially, environmentally and economically sustainable.

About the role
This position is responsible for the preparation of specialist landscape architecture and public domain advice to inform major projects such as the Parramatta Light Rail (PLR), to support workflows and the management of public domain strategies, investigations and projects to support the transformation of the City of Parramatta.

On a daily basis you will be providing landscape architecture expertise within a multidisciplinary environment and managing collaborative, design led processes and construction inspection oversight that integrate multiple functional objectives to deliver optimum outcomes for Council in relation to the Parramatta Light Rail (PLR) project.

About the person
The successful candidate should have previous experience in Landscape Architecture design and public domain construction inspection, as follows:


  • Ability to effectively advocate for high quality outcomes across different disciplines and audiences
  • Ability to foster strong and productive networks and working relationships


  • Extensive operational experience within the landscape architecture industry (typically ten years plus)


  • Tertiary qualifications in landscape architecture or equivalent
  • It would be preferred but not essential for applicants to have local government experience.

What’s on offer
We are offering an attractive salary from $114,209.52 - $125,723.98 p.a. plus Super. City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.

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 Andy Ling on (02) 9806 8240.

How to apply
Candidates MUST apply online at and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close 9:00pm, Wednesday 11 August 2021 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.

City of Parramatta Council embraces diversity and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from Multicultural backgrounds and people with disability. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace.

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.

Previous applicants do not need to reapply.