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Full Job Description
Parramatta is one of the fastest growing cities in Australia. As the Central River City, Parramatta is experiencing unprecedented public and private investment, boosting a vibrant economy. A central part of forging the City’s long term prosperity is fostering a strong and diverse night time economy. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to shape a City as it grows. Council is seeking a passionate and motivated individual who can positively shape the night time economy in the City of Parramatta as part of our Economic Development Team.

About the role
This temporary full-time position (End date April 2023) is responsible for working strategically within Council and with external partners to deliver a diverse and challenging program of projects from the City’s recently endorsed night time economy strategy (Parramatta Night City Framework 2020-2024). The scope of projects within this role will cover a broad set of portfolios, include strategic land use planning, project management, policy development, place-based activation strategy, community engagement, as well as advocacy and fostering strategic relationships with external partners.

About the person
The successful applicant may come from a wide range of backgrounds, however they will be enthusiastic, driven and proactive, with the ability to work well independently, efficiently and effectively with a range of internal and external stakeholders to deliver positive outcomes. Applicants should hold a university degree with a planning, property development, strategic project management, policy or related discipline. This role will suit a person with a positive and proactive can-do attitude, who is creatively minded to achieve outcomes within Council and with external partners.

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What’s on offer
We are offering an attractive salary starting from $90,000 p.a. plus super, but is negotiable for the right candidate. City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits, including working from home arrangements, which can be accessed by the successful candidate.

Want to know more?
Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description. Alternatively for a confidential discussion, please contact Nicole Carnegie, Manager Economic Development on (02) 9806 5416 or ncarnegie@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au

How to apply
Candidates MUST apply online at https://www.cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au/about-parramatta/careers and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close 5:00pm, Friday April 23 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. If you would like to know more, or require assistance with our recruitment process, please email DiversityCoP@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au . 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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