Manager Development and Growth

Manager Development and Growth

Date Added: 19-May-2023
Date Close: 2-Jun-2023 05:00 PM
Categories: General

Full Job Description

Job Number: PDRS-1 – Manager Development and Growth 

Employment Status: Full Time 

Closing Date:  Thursday, 2 June 2023


  • Manager salary range (up to $174K) plus 10.5% superannuation
  • Permanent full-time opportunity with flexible working arrangements possible
  • A dynamic regional centre with all the amenities and facilities of a metropolitan city all within a 15-minute drive


About the City 

Kalgoorlie-Boulder is a modern, thriving city located approximately 600 kilometres east of Perth.


Covering an area of more than 95,000km², and with a population of nearly 30,000, Kalgoorlie-Boulder combines the welcoming and community-focused attributes of a regional community with the amenities and facilities of a metropolitan city. 


About the Role 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead the City’s Development and Growth team.  We are looking for fully qualified Planners with at least 5 years’ experience, with a desire to shape and play a key delivery role in a wide variety of statutory planning, strategic planning and economic development initiatives.   


The size and scope of the projects you will work on have the potential to be career highlights and increase your professional profile, as you create an enabling environment and strategies to support the delivery $8+ billion in major resources projects within the City’s economic zone and major Council projects to shape that City’s future.  You will think beyond one area of expertise and oversee a team of 15. 


Our Ideal Candidate 

  • Tertiary qualifications relevant to urban and regional planning, or a similar discipline with 5+ years’ experience.
  • Strong problem-solving, logical reasoning and creative thinking skills to navigate complexity and deliver outcomes within set timeframes.
  • Be capable of overseeing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Leadership experience in building and supporting teams and service areas.
  • Exceptional communication skills and be able to connect with people at all levels and diverse backgrounds.


Why the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder? 


  • A base salary of up to $174,000 plus Superannuation
  • 22 days annual leave 
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Private use of vehicle in accordance with the City’s procedure  
  • Relocation assistance and transitional housing arrangements  
  • Salary sacrifice opportunities  
  • Discounted membership to the Goldfields Oasis Recreation Centre and $300 towards other City facilities per annum 
  • Professional development, membership and training opportunities 
  • On-site afterschool care and school holiday program 
  • 25% rebate for expenses towards registered childcare   


If you are interested in hearing more, please register your interest to attend a virtual information meeting with our Planning team at