Environmental Planner

Environment Planner

Advitech is seeking an Environmental Planner with extensive knowledge of NSW planning and environment legislation and demonstrated consulting experience. The role will suit a motivated professional with effective communication and resolution skills to obtain development consent and or project approval.


  • Providing technical and scientific environmental and planning advice
  • Contributing to tenders and proposals, including technical scopes and cost estimates
  • Obtaining development consent and or project approvals
  • Preparing and submitting specialist reports

About You

To be successful in this role, you will meet the following essential criteria:

  • Degree qualification in environmental science, planning or related discipline
  • Experience undertaking or leading the development of REFs or DAs involving EISs, SOEEs or EAs
  • Demonstrated experience in the efficient preparation, submission and management of DAs including liaison with consent authorities and effective resolution skills
  • Experience in statutory planning or amendments to LEPs, such as Planning Proposals for rezoning applications, and knowledge in the preparation of Masterplans or Development Control Plans
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Current drivers’ licence with ability and willingness to undertake field work as required

Environment Planners meeting the following desirable criteria will be considered favourably:

  • Experience with working on Transport for NSW reports, particularly PEIs and REFs
  • Established client base throughout the planning development industry
  • Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Workcover WHS green/white card

About the Position

Position Type: Permanent, Full Time
Reports To: Lead Environmental Scientist

Benefits of Working Here

Advitech provides high-level engineering and environmental services, advice, and management across sectors. We believe it’s our people that set us apart from the competition. We seek passionate and qualified professionals who share our commitment to helping our clients achieve their operational goals.

When you work for an Emergent Group company you become part of a team of people committed to applying science and technology solutions to the world’s biggest challenges.

We do our best to maintain a healthy, collaborative and friendly work culture, where individuality and difference are respected and all voices are heard.

The wellbeing of our people is our top priority. We offer great benefits including flexibility of working arrangements and career development opportunities.

To Apply

If you have the legal right to work in Australia and are looking for a company with an enviable culture, please send us your resume and a cover letter addressing how you meet the requirements for this role.

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More Information

For more information regarding this position, call Advitech on 02 4924 5400.