Open Space Planner

Reference Number: 20220795/1040Applications Close:
Position Description:


The City of Warrnambool, located on the spectacular south west coast of Victoria, 3 hours’ drive from Melbourne, is the largest city in southwest Victoria. We are the major regional centre for healthcare, education, professional services and sport and culture in the region.


The position is located within the City Strategy Unit and is responsible for assisting with a range of strategic planning work, with a strong focus on open space planning.


The Open Space Planner position is expected to have a strong focus on facilitation and policy writing, drawing advice from inter-departmental Council officers to deliver an improved open space environment for the future for Warrnambool.


To join Councils diverse team of planning professionals, the successful applicant will be required to:

  • Strategically plan and program directions for the present and future network of public open space, parklands and associated facilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide timely advice to the organisation and broader community in land use, development and environmental planning.
  • Specialist skills in the area of strategic open space planning or an allied discipline.

Please ensure that a cover letter, response to the key selection criteria and resume is submitted as part of the application process.
All applications to be submitted to

Applications close:           5.00pm Friday 12 August 2022

Salary Range:                     $81,190 to $88,170 p.a (pro-rata)

Position status:                  Permanent Part Time (Minimum 40 hours per fortnight)

Further Enquiries:             Julie McLean, Coordinator City Strategy on 03 5559 4836 or   



Please refer to the position descriptions on our website to ensure you meet the key selection criteria, qualifications and experience for the above vacant position.

Warrnambool City Council is an equal opportunity employer that embraces and values child safety, diversity and inclusion.

For details on how to submit your application refer to