First listed on: 19 April 2018


  • Full time with a Part Time option, Fixed Term Opportunity
  • Be involved in a high profile transport project
  • $84,734 - $92,194 (plus Super, part time at pro-rata)

The Traffic and Transport team at the City of Boroondara is expanding to respond to the North East Link road project. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Transport Planner to join our high performing, motivated and supportive team to work on one of Victoria’s biggest ever transport projects. The position is advertised with the option of full or part time employment on a fixed term basis for 18 months.

Your role with us
Reporting to the Senior Coordinator Transport Advocacy, you will work on projects with key stakeholders including neighboring Councils, State Government, public and private agencies.
You will be responsible for:

  • Assisting the advocacy on transport projects and issues for the benefit of the Boroondara community.
  • Providing specialist advice, identify issues and make recommendations to Council on the project including the technical merits, timeliness and quality, and the impacts on the Boroondara community.
  • Consulting with the internal and external stakeholders including the community

About you
To be successful in this role you will need to show demonstrated skills in transport planning, traffic engineering and project management. You will be enthusiastic about working in an environment where specialist advice on a broad range of issues associated with the project are fundamental. This newly created diverse and unique role is ideal for an individual who has the desire to learn and develop their skills.

Want to know more?
To be considered for this role, please submit your application online via our website, by close of business, Monday 30 April 2018.
For any further information please refer to the position description, or contact Jim Hondrakis on 9278 4546.

Council recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce for its employees and customers.  To ensure equity of access to employment opportunities, Council encourages applications from underrepresented groups including people who are from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people from different ages, abilities, gender identities, sexual orientation and cultural backgrounds.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia. Council is a child safe organisation and as such, some applicants may be required to hold a Working with Children Check. Additionally, some applicants may also be required to undergo a National Criminal History check and/or medical check as per the requirements of the role.


Who are we?
The City of Boroondara is a metropolitan council, representing more than 170,000 people in the inner-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. A leader in the local government sector, with a reputation for innovation and excellence, we believe in providing an environment where our staff thrive, both in the work they do and in how they learn and develop as people and professionals. 
We like to challenge the norm and we are investing significantly in innovation and technology improvements in order to provide our customers with an even greater experience and engagement. We are putting our customers at the forefront of what we do with our organisation wide change initiative, the Customer Experience Improvement Strategy (CEIS).
You will be instrumental in driving this change across the organisation using best practice approaches to successfully support us from the now to our desired future state. 
With so much going on it’s a great time to join Boroondara!


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