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Reference Number 13292
Position Title Social Infrastructure Planner
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Directorate Planning
Department Community Infrastructure
Location Civic Centre
Banding Band 7
Salary $98,614.00 to $111,770.00
Position Summary

Social Infrastructure Planner
Position number: 2520
Reference number: 13292
Closing Date: 11:45 pm, Sunday 16 August 2020

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Classified as Band 7
  • $98,614.00- $111,770.00 per annum plus superannuation
  • Regular RDOs available


About Moonee Valley City Council

Moonee Valley City Council is a vibrant and diverse municipality. We are a local government within the north-west metropolitan area of Melbourne, providing a range of services to some 128,000 residents and over 10,000 businesses. Our 1,200 employees bring their differing backgrounds, experiences and unique perspectives to our collaborative environment, and are supported to share ideas, initiatives and talent, making a positive impact on our community for now and in the future.


The opportunity

Moonee Valley City Council has an exciting opportunity for a Social Infrastructure Planner role within the Community Infrastructure Department. We welcome applications from motivated individuals to be part of this dynamic team who play a pivotal role in planning for community facilities in Moonee Valley.

The objective of this role is to plan for the delivery of council’s community facility network to meet the current and future needs of the municipality. Experience project managing the planning of large-scale social infrastructure is highly desired.

Key responsibilities

  • Leading the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the MV2020 Action Plan: Community Facilities.
  • Working with stakeholders to plan for a network of minor and major community hubs across Moonee Valley’s 13 neighbourhoods.
  • Developing community infrastructure planning processes and monitoring a common, ‘whole of Council’ integrated planning approach.
  • Project management of major community facility and hub projects through the planning stages.

About you

  • Technical expertise and experience to plan community facilities to meet the diverse needs of council’s services and of our local community
  • Understanding of the processes and methodologies that inform sound research, data analysis and community engagement related to community infrastructure planning
  • People (interpersonal) skills that include the ability to work independently as well as in collaborative multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent problem solving and project management skills.

What we offer
At Moonee Valley, our greatest strength is our people. We recruit people who can be better than ourselves and retain people by allowing them to grow at their own pace, providing training opportunities and offering a safe environment where they will be rewarded for their contributions.

We recognise the needs of employees with family responsibilities and we want to help them balance their home and work life. Council provides a number of benefits to our staff including generous paid parental and pre-natal leave, carer’s leave, salary sacrifice options, flexible work opportunities, and an alternate model of employment where staff may purchase up to six additional weeks of annual leave.

How to Apply
Visit our current vacancies page at and apply using our online system.

You must include a separate cover letter and resume, and address the selection criteria to be considered for this position. Applications that do not meet this requirement will not be considered.
Detailed information on how to apply and application requirements is available in the application guide found at the bottom of the advertisement on our website.

For further information please view the position description or contact Geua Montana, Coordinator Research and Facilities Planning on 03 9423 1088.

Selection Criteria Essential: Core Social Infrastructure Planning skills – Demonstrated ability to excel at this role in line with the responsibilities and duties outlined in the Position Description
Essential: Project management and leadership skills – Proven abilities in managing complex projects involving multi-disciplinary teams and working as a leader to motivate staff to collaborate on projects for integrated community facility outcomes
Essential: Communication and interpersonal skills – Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively with people from a wide range of professional disciplines and to build collaborative working relationships both within the organisation and with external agencies and groups.
Contact Person Geua Montana
Contact Number (04) 0448 8439
Contact Email
Closing Date 16/08/2020
Position Description
PD - Social Infrastructure Planner - 2520 - June 2020.DOCX Open
Application Guide View Guide
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.