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  • Job no:


  • Work type:

    Full time

  • Site:

    Cobram Service Centre

  • Location:

    Cobram, Regional Victoria

  • Job type:

    Town Planning, Local Government

  • Applications close:

    AUS Eastern Daylight Time

  • Salary:

    Band 7

Senior Town Planner

Looking for diversity and the opportunity to proactively apply your knowledge and skills?

We are seeking a passionate problem solver, looking to make a difference in the community.

Great office culture, offering flexible (hybrid) working options.

Working in a team-focused yet autonomous environment, you can take advantage of our best practice systems to support and build your knowledge and experience. Your contributions to our team's success will be encouraged, valued and recognised.


This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and suitably experienced Planner to join the team.

This is an opportunity for statutory planning to guide the form of future development by working closely with a new infrastructure planning team to help develop strategies and development plans and provide guidance to the development community.

If you are a statutory planner that enjoys finding solutions, influencing urban layout and design outcomes, this role also offers the capacity to think strategically to help shape the future for long-term community benefit.

You will be valued as a natural collaborator with exceptional interpersonal and problem solving skills and the ability to manage cases. You will be someone with excellent communication skills, be flexible and dependable whilst demonstrating a commitment to continuous improvement. The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate an aptitude to resolve problems and think critically.

If you are customer focused with an outcomes-oriented attitude, have excellent client liaison skills and a passion for improving outcomes for the community now and into the future, apply now and enjoy seeing your contribution make a difference.


Moira Shire Council is an innovative and progressive local government organisation committed to serving the needs of communities across a large regional shire located on the Murray River almost 3 hours north of Melbourne. Extending from the iconic Barmah Forest along the Murray River our region includes four major towns - Cobram, Numurkah, Nathalia and Yarrawonga, one of Victoria’s most popular holiday destinations.
The area’s warm Mediterranean climate, appealing natural environment and location means Moira is home to agricultural, horticultural, viticultural and tourism operations. Such attractions include wineries, historic homesteads, galleries, craft shops, licensed clubs, water sports, fishing, beaches, forests, lakes, rivers and wetlands.

We pride ourselves on our friendly environment and offer:

  • A family friendly workplace that live by our values of Respect, Integrity, Accountability, Honesty and Teamwork
  • The opportunity for flexible work arrangements
  • Attractive salary and the ability to salary package
  • Onsite physiotherapist and a health and wellbeing consultant
  • Career progression and professional development
  • Discounted corporate gym membership

The successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment functional assessment, psychometric assessment, a National Police History Check and provide a copy of their COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate prior to commencement.

To view more information, and other positions that we are currently recruiting for, please click here.

For more information please contact Travis Basham Manager Planning on 03 5871 9222 or email our Moira Careers Team on

An opportunity to join the Moira team and develop your career with an innovative leader committed to delivering excellent services.
Moira promotes a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value the contributions of all people and encourages people with a disability, Aboriginal Australians, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
Moira Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering flexible work arrangements for employees in a family-friendly work place.

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