Council Approval Group is an award-winning team of certified town planners, architects and building industry professionals. Our mission is to be the best in Australia at unlocking property potential so that we positively change the lives of thousands of families and communities.
Whilst our company was born in NSW some 25 years ago, we continue to expand and grow our Victorian business and are currently seeking another experienced Victorian Town Planner to join the team.
In this unique role, you’ll bring your Victorian town planning experience, but also allow us to train and support you in the NSW context – allowing you to work for an exciting, growing business, from anywhere in Australia.
If you’re looking for a role where you can help everyday Australians & really feel positive about the work you do – then you’ve found it here at Council Approval Group.
In this role you will:
• Formulate projects from concept and navigate them through the council approval process
• Be the lead consultant on a diverse range of projects
• Conduct Preliminary Planning Research and present to clients to help them understand their options for development
• Prepare Planning Permit Applications including drafting Statement of Environmental Effects
• Deal with local government areas across Vic on a variety of project types
• Be self-driven to ask questions, solve problems and display your strong work ethic
This role will offer you:
We make a difference… in the lives of everyday Australians who need help in the council approval process.
We continue to develop our staff and believe in continuous learning… participate in our weekly professional development, recognised by the Planning Institute of Australia, to sharpen your skills and deepen your knowledge of the town planning profession.
Despite working from home, you will enjoy being part of a close knit team… This unique role allows you to work from home yet enjoy daily meetings and interactions with your team of 30+ professionals.
We appreciate and recognise our staff… We have a lot of fun team reward days and annual conferences that we know you’ll love.
We believe that there’s a point in every town planner’s career when rules transform from problems to possibilities and you have the empowerment to say yes.
We believe that there’s a point in your career when office politics are left behind and a zero – commute, work anywhere lifestyle becomes a reality.
We believe that there’s a point in your career when you are given the wings to work on all development types across multiple local government areas.
We believe that there’s a point in your town planning career when you want to be mentored. Mentored by a Life Fellow of PIA & Registered Planner.
We believe that there’s a point in your town planning career when you want to change the world for someone, every day of the week.
And perhaps arrive at where you started; that town planning is about helping one individual or family at a time.