Environmental Planner




Albury, NSW

Salary etc:

$90,899 - $99,989 p.a. + 11.5% super.

The Position

The Environmental Planner provides advisory services in regards to environmental impacts and approvals to both internal and external stakeholders. Including guiding the delivery of environmental actions and initiatives under the implementation of the Albury Wodonga Regional Natural Environment Strategy. The role will advocate environmental outcomes on behalf of Council.

  • Working 35 hours per week with a fortnightly RDO
  • Flexible working arrangement
  • Come and work for an engaging and dynamic team

About us

We are the facilitator of a thriving, resilient and liveable city full of opportunities, and the custodians of an environment like no other. We ensure Albury is a great place to live, work and invest.

Qualifications & experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science/Planning or Natural Resource Management or related discipline.
  • Class C (standard) Driver's Licence (compulsory to have and maintain)
  • Sound knowledge in environmental management, natural resource management and/or ecology.
  • Sound knowledge of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (EP&A Act) and its operation in relation to strategic planning and environmental planning and assessment.
  • Construction Induction Card

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Provide an advisory service in regards to environmental planning and assessment and approvals (Part 4 and Part 5 activities under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979).
  • Provide an advisory service in regards to strategic direction to ensure environmental outcomes underpin AlburyCity's strategies, policies and operating procedures.
  • Undertake regulatory impact assessment of changes in planning, environmental, natural resource management, biodiversity and vegetation management legislation, regulations and related on AlburyCity.
  • In collaboration with Wodonga City Council, implement the Albury Wodonga Regional Natural Environment Strategy.
  • Develop and deliver a training programme to internal and external stakeholders on AlburyCity's Environmental Approvals Framework and related environmental management policies and procedures.


Based on a 35-hour week, with actual days and times being Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm, with an RDO in accordance with AlburyCity's RDO guidelines.


Live and work in a culture-rich location minutes from the Murray River, just a short drive to one of Victoria’s best wine regions and with the ski fields so close you will be zooming down the mountains in under two hours. 

Our employee benefits include professional development and flexible working conditions. Our conditions of employment support equal opportunities and an ethical, diverse, and inclusive workplace.

We also recognise and value your priorities beyond work. It’s important to us that you have a sustainable work–life balance, so we offer flexible working arrangements, a nine-day fortnight (full-time staff) and a range of leave options and support programs.

AlburyCity is committed to being a child safe organisation by creating cultures, adopting strategies and taking action to empower children. We work hard to keep them safe from harm because child safety is everyone’s responsibility.


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