$89,674 plus 9.5% Superannuation
Temporary to 30 September 2023
We are the City of Melbourne, a place to be bold and inspirational.
We are rapidly transforming to meet the evolving challenges faced by a global city. With a vision of being a leading organisation for a leading capital city, our mission is to create positive impact for our community. Each day, we work with passion and purpose so that together we achieve incredible things.
Together we Make the Difference.
How this position will Make the Difference to City of Melbourne…
The Design Studio is the City of Melbourne’s centre of excellence for design. The branch champions the City of Melbourne’s commitment to a high standard of design, providing outcomes that are well considered, innovative, and highly resolved with a high level of consideration for impacts on the community through project planning, resourcing and construction.
As a Landscape Architect, you will be accountable for the development and delivery of assigned landscape, urban design and public realm projects in whole or in part. This will include working in teams or independently on business case development, project planning, monitoring, reporting, quality management, contract management, stakeholder partnerships and communications management.
Responsibilities are across the full project development lifecycle from concept through to delivery including project scope and specifications, procurement and tendering, managing consultants, contractors and stakeholders to achieve the successful delivery of key milestones and high quality design outcomes.
Operating in a complex and political environment, the ability to analyse and synthesise a broad range of information is essential. To be successful in this role, you will have the natural ability to build effective relationships and facilitate cooperation through strong partnerships, achieving agreed outcomes and effectively managing expectations.
You can bring… (Selection criteria)
•Ability to demonstrate and display City of Melbourne Values – accountability, integrity, courage, respect for self and others, and striving for excellence.
•A relevant tertiary qualification to degree level in landscape architecture.
•Proven ability to concurrently manage multiple projects on time, to budget and to client satisfaction within a structured reporting framework.
•Strong understanding of design process and project delivery methodologies and a demonstrated understanding of standard forms of construction contracts and landscape design industry practices.
•Proven ability to manage a project team of external consultants and contractors ensuring high level performance and taking decisive corrective action when necessary.
•High level relationship building and stakeholder management skills with the ability to deal with a diverse range of stakeholders with a broad range of expectations and client needs which are often of a competing nature.
•High level oral, written and graphic communication skills with the ability to convey and effectively impart project information and negotiate and influence outcomes including graphic competencies in hand drawing and digital graphics.
•Computer literacy in word processing and other standard office software, and high standard of competency in computer drawing packages including AutoCAD, and desktop publishing software (Adobe suite).
•Familiarity with other software packages applicable to 2D and 3D design communication and documentation are desirable.
By joining us, you will become part of a remarkable team who work in a constructive and inclusive culture to shape the future of this city. Together, we champion difference, celebrate achievement and recognise positive impact.
How to apply…
As part of the online application form you are required to:
•attach your resume
•attach a separate cover letter, responding to the selection criteria (no more than two pages), as listed above under ‘You can bring…’
•attach a portfolio of your most recent and relevant work you have delivered within the last two years (no more than 5Mb, word or PDF format only)
Please address your covering letter to Robert Cooper, Principal Landscape Architect.
Applications will be accepted up until 11:45pm Wednesday 04 November 2020.
The position description for this role will not be provided at this stage of application.
For those interested in working with us, the City of Melbourne offers a great range of benefits.
City of Melbourne is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity. Our commitment is for our people to be safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people regardless of their gender identity and expression, ethnicity, cultural background, sexual orientation, disability and age. We look for the right values, skills and knowledge to build our capabilities so that we can best deliver for our community.