Urban Designer

Job No: CSC401
Location: Officer

  • Band 5 ($69k - $74k plus super)
  • Full Time - 12 month contract
  • Monthly ADO

We are looking for a graduate level Urban Designer in the Strategic Planning Unit that will assist a dedicated team of professionals in defining the new growth areas and renewing the established areas of Cardinia Shire. You will play a key role in delivering an extensive urban design work program focussed on sustainable greenfield design and urban regeneration. This is an exciting opportunity that offers variety, diversity and responsibility for the successful candidate in a progressive work environment.  

To be successful in this role you will be an enthusiastic person with good urban design skills. You will be assisting in the delivery of urban design strategies and policies; public realm improvements; and urban design referral advice for development and capital works projects.

To be considered for the role you will also have great communications skills and highly proficient in computer software such as AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch Up. You will be a recent graduate (preferably in Architecture and/or Urban Design) with some experience. The role has a focus on strategy development, including analysis and documentation and creating mapping, plans and visualisations. Previous relevant work experience is highly desirable, but not essential.

The role is based at the Cardinia Civic Centre in Officer, Victoria, an exciting new workspace in the heart of one of Melbourne’s most dynamic and innovative municipalities. We are an organisation that embraces Activity Based Working, and as such we seek staff with demonstrated ability to show flexibility and adaptability in a work context. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to gender equity and our organisational values of Teamwork, Respect, Accountability, Communication and Customer Focus.  Click HERE to read more about our Activity Based Working Environment and the benefits of working at Cardinia.


Why Cardinia?

Here are some reasons why people love it at Cardinia:

The people -we really live the values. We look out for each other (like a team) and we are genuine.

We work in the best workplace in local government – Activity Based Working – the office space and opportunities for just being you, and collaborative, are endless.

Lots of other perks; like health & wellbeing program, extensive professional development programs and support, and much more.

We embrace action oriented people who aren’t afraid to challenge the norm.

What we’re building in this shire exciting and will leave a legacy, and you get to directly influence it.

Our Leadership team are amazing - passionate as well as engaging and approachable.



Follow this link to view the complete position description.


Applications close Monday 18 September 2017


To apply please complete the online application form. You will be required to upload your resume and cover letter, and respond to the key selection criteria on the form provided.


Cardinia Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer who supports inclusiveness and diversity. We welcome applications from people from a diverse background, including but not limited to, those identifying as LGBTIQ, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people from cultural and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, and people with a disability.

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