Urban Designer

Posted 23 November 2022
Salary$635 Daily plus Super
Job type Contract
Sectors CGC CoverGovernment

Job description

The NSW Government is investing $8.6 billion over the next 4 years, continuing its program to deliver 160 new and upgraded schools to support communities across NSW.

Our client is currently looking to engage an Urban Designer experienced in Master Planning, for initial 12 month contracts.

Overview of the Project:
Universal Pre-Kindergarten is the centrepiece of the Department of Education’s Early Years Commitment is the NSW Government’s investment of $5.8 billion to introduce a new universal pre-Kindergarten year in the year before primary school, for every child by the end of the decade. To achieve this Statutory Planning support is needed to investigate and deliver the appropriate infrastructure/asset response across the state. We will run pilots in selected locations to help us understand the best ways to introduce universal pre-Kindergarten by the end of the decade, in 2030. The creation of this team is an important step forward to realise this and support the existing planning team with work across the state. With the creation of a new team for a new program of work, the opportunity also includes process refinement and improvement.

Job Description:
An urban design professional is required to assist with the current and upcoming project program in Infrastructure Planning and the wider SINSW. The successful candidate will have a strong skill set and demonstrated experience in developing master plans and providing constructive reviews of master plans produced by others. Furthermore, the successful candidate will ensure that the preparation of master plans are in accordance with the principles and planning guidelines of DfMA. This role will report to the Design Manager, within the Design and Technical Standards team.

Key knowledge and experience:
  • Basic-intermediate skills in AutoCAD/Revit are required, as well as the Adobe Creative Suite (in particular Illustrator and InDesign).
  • Candidates are encouraged to review the Education Facilities Standards and Guidelines at www.efsg.det.nsw.edu.au  – in depth knowledge of this system, whilst not essential, will be noted as an advantage.
  • Previous experience designing NSW Government Schools or other education focussed projects will also be viewed favourably, however not essential.
If you are interested in a confidential discussion regarding this role, please forward an up to date copy of your resume to Jessica.Howlin@cgcrecruitment.com or call Jessica now on 0282524001.