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Senior Development Consultant

  • LocationParramatta, NSW 2150
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 4 days ago
    Published on 9 Feb 2021

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  • Job no: JH96C
  • Categories: Business Development, Commercial and Funding

An opportunity for a two year fixed term contract for Senior Development Consultant role exists in our Growth and Development team.

  • Play a key part in supporting the Government’s current and longer term growth objectives.
  • Work with a high performing team
  • Parramatta CBD Location
  • $98,439 + super + leave loading per annum

At Sydney Water, we’re passionate about making a difference to the lives of our customers and communities. 

About us

We have a proud heritage and a progressive future, providing world class drinking water and beautiful waterways from the mountains to the sea. Our people and their jobs are as diverse as the communities we serve.

About the role

The role will play a key part in supporting the Governments current and longer term growth objectives.

You will work with the DPIE and Councils to respond to planning enquiries and to identify trends in urban growth to enable Sydney Water to develop asset and investment plans.

The role involves liaising with Councils and Government to investigate improvements within referral processes and also developing opportunities for data sharing and spatial representation of data.

You will gain hands on experience including providing support on projects related to development and land rezoning as well as learning how to use information systems such as e-Developer, Hydra and Mapinfo.

Key requirements:

  • Relevant Qualification: (urban planning, engineering) or experience of NSW Planning controls/water industry.
  • Understanding of the planning and servicing issues that affect Sydney Water.
  • Good written and oral communication skills including presentations
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to research, analyse and solve problems relating to urban growth
  • GIS/CAD skills 


  • Design skills  

Application Closing date: Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Please see the position description for the role’s full accountabilities.

You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this role. For more information, you can contact

Sydney Water welcomes you to apply if you feel you meet the selection criteria. The successful completion of a Criminal History Check and Medical Assessment form part of the application process.

Please advise if you require any adjustments to actively participate in the application and recruitment process.

We want your perspective and ideas to help us find better ways to delight our customers, so we encourage you to apply no matter your age, sex or culture. You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team who’ll appreciate what you bring to the table. You’ll set and achieve real goals and make decisions that matter, as together we help shape the lifestyle of greater Sydney.

As part of the application process, Sydney Water will be collecting your personal information to assess your suitability for the role. We will also use your personal information to establish a LiveHire talent profile in our Talent Community. We look at our Talent Community first when new opportunities come up when you apply for a role. Your personal information will be collected in accordance with LiveHire’s TermsPrivacy Policy and Sydney Water’s Privacy Collection Statement – Job Application

  • Closed 4 days ago - 24 Feb 2021
  • Published on 09 Feb 2021, 8:28 AM