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Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities Vacancy N.N. 10711400
National Capital Authority Closing date: Friday, 1 September 2017
Job Title: Senior Officer, Town Planner
Branch: National Capital Plan
Job Type: Ongoing, Full-time
Salary: $73,286 - $87,918
Location: Parkes - ACT
Classification: APS Level 6
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: 360
Agency Website:

Job Description


The National Capital Authority (NCA) is seeking an experienced and motivated person to join the NCA’s Development Approvals and Heritage section in the National Capital Plan Branch.

Under limited direction the successful applicant will:
1. Assess works approvals under the National Capital Plan, including the preparation of reports, briefings and Ministerial responses.
2. Provide high level planning policy, strategic and general planning advice to the Branch.
3. Prepare reports on planning proposals and submissions to the NCA on works approvals and processes.
4. Engage and collaborate with key stakeholders (external and internal), to identify opportunities, achieve outcomes and facilitate cooperation. Represent the NCA at relevant meetings as required.
5. Manage resources (including consultants and contracts) and other tasks related to the Branch in accordance with legislation and NCA policies and guidelines as required.
6. Assist the Director, Development and Approvals with heritage management, and reporting and administrative functions as required.
7. Participate as a constructive member of the National Capital Plan Branch and provide reasonable support with functions as required.


Tertiary qualifications in planning, urban design, architecture, landscape architecture or a related discipline.

Experience in built heritage management desirable.

To be eligible to work with the NCA you must:
• be an Australian citizen
• be willing to undergo a medical examination if applicable
• undertake a security assessment to the requisite standard
• have completed the 'redundancy benefit period' if you received a redundancy benefit from an Australian Public Service (APS) agency or a non-APS Commonwealth employer.


Before submitting your application you must obtain the selection criteria from our website at The contact officer can provide further information about the duties of the position if required.

To Apply

Selection Documentation: Eva Kirby, (02) 6272 2950,
Position Contact: Ilse Wurst, (02) 6271 2860
Apply Address:
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS34-Fri - 18 Aug 2017 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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