Project Officer, Schools Planning
Closes: 11 December 2019
Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $84,257 - $96,430
Position No: 45845
Advertised (Gazettal date): 27 November 2019
Contact Officer: Liz Klein on
(02) 6207 0734
We are looking for an enthusiastic team member to assist us in meeting the challenge of growing demand for places in the ACT Government school education system. You will work with our colleagues across government to help us plan when, where and how we will deliver new schools and expand the existing schools network. Your interest in urban design and land use planning, and your analytical and policy development skills will enable you to contribute to innovative responses to complex land development issues. You will assist in identifying sites for new schools in response to greenfields and infill development across Canberra. You are a clear communicator, able to use your project management and organisational skills to ensure we meet tight deadlines. This role provides the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to the wellbeing of Canberra’s children and work in a small and dynamic team.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Knowledge of the processes of urban planning, and tertiary qualifications in project management, planning, architecture, economics, demographics or any other related field is desirable.
Note: This is a temporary position available immediately for a period of 12 months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. This position will be moving to a new workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW) in 2020. Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.
How to Apply: Applicants should provide a written response of no more than three pages against the Selection Criteria, provide a curriculum vitae and contact details for two referees.
Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.
This is a temporary position available immediately for a period of 12 months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.