City of parramatta place manager
  • Permanent full-time
  • Job Ref – 0425/18

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual to join our large dedicated place-making team as a Place Manager.

This is a role for you, if you’re driven by connecting people to place, taking a data-driven and evidence-based look at what makes an area liveable and loveable, and then making it happen!

You’ll have access to significant budgets to use your understanding of place-making to deliver high quality and distinctive capital projects, activations, and community engagement initiatives for the community. You’ll be encouraged to be innovative and develop new place-making approaches.

About the person

As place manager you will be responsible for:

  • Liaising with key stakeholders and managing diverse and innovative projects for communities, neighbourhoods and centres.
  • Co-ordinating, supporting and encouraging cooperation across different Council business units.
  • Providing advice on cross-functional solutions that deliver innovative community and physical outcomes.
  • Building on our existing partnerships, fostering community, and identifying and strengthening partnerships to build community capacity.
  • Place-based data collection and interpretation.

Applicants will come from a wide range of specialist skill areas but will all share the qualities of being a committed team player who is able to align their own activities to Organisation and Team mission, vision and values.

We are seeking a motivated individual who is proactive, able to think on their feet, and work with a variety of situations, individuals and groups. This includes being able to quickly adapt and react positively to change.

What’s on offer

We are offering an attractive salary from $121,504 p.a. plus Super. City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to salary package a full private use Council vehicle.

Want to know more?

Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the Position Description, alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Bruce Mills on (02) 9806 5713.

How to apply

Candidates MUST apply online at and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close 4pm, Tuesday 21 August 2018 and will not be accepted through any other medium.

The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result.

The diverse culture at City of Parramatta is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in our workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation.

We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights in Australia to apply for this position.

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