Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia

Senior Transport Infrastructure Planner

Spotlight Preferred
City of Gold Coast
Bundall, Queensland, Australia
27 days ago


About the Position

This position is required to undertake transport planning and develop proposals for future transport infrastructure with a focus on walking and cycling infrastructure.

Key Deliverables of the position:

  • Assist the Coordinator Sustainable Transport Program and Principal Program Manager (Active Transport) with managing and delivering the Active Transport Infrastructure program
  • Lead the delivery of feasibility studies for transport infrastructure including pedestrian/cycle bridges
  • Develop project specification briefs for design and construction of transport infrastructure projects with a focus on walking and cycling proposals
  • Undertake site inspections to determine the scope of proposals and subsequent investigations required to develop concept briefs and presentations for discussion with stakeholders.
  • Prepare procurement documentation and request for service documentation for planning reports, cost estimates, concept plans, visualisations and data collection.
  • Engage and manage consultancies to undertake business cases, planning studies, concept plans and cost estimates.
  • Investigate and respond to councillor and customer requests for active transport infrastructure.
  • Identify external funding opportunities and develop funding submissions and business cases for the planning, design and construction of transport infrastructure with a focus on walking and cycling infrastructure.
  • Prepare high quality written material suitable for senior management, elected representatives and key stakeholders.

About You

  • You have highly developed interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with an ability to collaborate with stakeholders.
  • You have a highly developed ability to problem solve, research, interpret and analyse information to determine appropriate solutions, options and recommendations.
  • You have the ability to think critically to plan and deliver successful project outcomes.
  • You have a commitment to CPD – Continuing Professional Development.
  • You have a commitment to being part of a team which has a strong focus on positive behaviours, culture, teamwork and collaboration.

What can the City of Gold Coast offer you?

Working for the City of Gold Coast is both challenging and rewarding. You will enjoy:

  • working within a culture that promotes a healthy work life balance with 9 day fortnights and flexible working arrangements;
  • a friendly and supportive team where you will be recognised and rewarded;
  • opportunities for professional development training and study assistance to enhance your career progression;
  • a competitive remuneration and options to salary sacrifice;

See what other benefits the City can offer you here:

The Selection Process

As part of our selection process, you may be required to undertake a one way video interview via SparkHire, and a face to face interview or virtual interview via Microsoft Teams or Skype. You may also be required to undertake police checks, employment history checks, qualification checks and drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Australian Standards and Council's procedures.

Please note applications for all of our vacancies close at 10.30pm on 13 October 2021

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59004976
  • Location:
    Bundall, Queensland, Australia
  • Position Title: Senior Transport Infrastructure Planner
  • Company Name: City of Gold Coast
  • Industry: Local
  • Application Expiry Date: 13 Oct 2021
  • Job Type: Professional (Engineer, Architect, Landscape Arch, Planners, etc)
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Salary: 89,483.45 - 94,722.42 Australian Dollars (Yearly Salary)

Please refer to the company's website or job descriptions to learn more about them.

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