Planner Construction and Maintenance (9768)

Job No: COH23333
Location: Hobart, TAS

Unit: City Infrastructure
Location: Clearys Gates
Employment status:
Permanent Full-time
Municipal Officer Level 3
Hobart City Council Enterprise Agreement 2021
Salary range:
$85,906 to $93,915 per annum + 12.5% superannuation.

  • Flexible work arrangement
  • Inspire the broader Hobart Team by setting a standard of excellence.
  • Commuter use vehicle, mobile phone and laptop provided with the role. 

About the role

Join the City of Hobart's dynamic planning team and contribute to the development and maintenance of our beautiful city. We are seeking a dedicated Planner for Construction and Maintenance, responsible for overseeing various construction projects and ensuring they meet our high standards of quality and safety. This role requires strategic planning skills, attention to detail, and a passion for urban development. If you have the expertise and drive to shape Hobart's future, apply now to become a part of our community's growth and success.

Role accountabilities include: 

  • Accountable for the planning, programing, cost estimating and reviewing of design and construction documentation for Capital works projects.
  • Provide effective communication, consultation, liaison and negotiation with key stakeholders. 
  • Develop and lead the delivery of workplace safety initiatives.

Learn more about the role in the position description: Planner Construction and Maintenance Position Description

About you

 We are seeking a proactive individual with a strategic mindset and a passion for excellence in the field of construction planning and maintenance, and workplace safety. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of successful project management, delivery of safety initiatives, an eye for detail, and the ability to forecast and mitigate potential issues before they arise. If you're looking to make a tangible impact in a forward-thinking organisation, apply today and help us build the future!

Below are the essentials for the role: 

  • Diploma in Project Management or Frontline Management or Certificate IV Workplace Health and Safety or similar qualification coupled with significant experience in planning, programming and costing within a Civil Construction and Maintenance Environment.
  • Current Driver Licence.
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment (Desirable).  
  • Formal Traffic Management Designer Qualifications (Desirable). 


About us

The City of Hobart offers something for everyone, with connections between nature, history, culture, businesses and each other. We are proud to provide a range of services and facilities that support the wellbeing, safety and participation of the community as well as continuously look to improve and embrace new approaches to achieve better outcomes for all. With an industrious and diversified economy, wherever your skills, talents and passions lie, we can offer you the opportunity to have a rewarding career with ongoing learning and development opportunities.

We recognise contributions to our workforce and offer:

  • Above Award wages and Employer Superannuation at 12.5% with salary sacrifice options.
  • Flexible work arrangements. 
  • A wide range of paid leave entitlements.
  • Health and Wellness programs, including onsite gyms.
  • Discounted membership at Hobart Aquatic Centre.
  • Ability to purchase additional leave after 12 months of service.
  • An Employee Assistance Program that offers onsite visits.
  • Corporate Health Plan discounts with BUPA, St. Lukes and Medibank.

Learn more about what the City of Hobart can offer you.

The City of Hobart is committed to building an inclusive community and workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, abilities, ages and identities.

City of Hobart has a strong commitment to health and safety. Appointment will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment background checks. These will include reference checks, National Police History record check, and Medical Assessment including drug and alcohol testing.

Learn more about our vision, mission and values.

How to apply

If you require any further information specific to this role please contact Neal Synott (Operations Manager - City Infrastructure) , on 03 6278 3209  or email 

All applications must be made in the online portal, and you can save your application as you progress through the stages until you submit your final application. If you have any issues with submitting your application, please email details of the issue to Please note that we do not accept applications via email or after the position has closed so if you have issues submitting your application, please contact us prior to the closing time.

Applications close 11:59 pm Sunday 14 July 2024.


Before you begin

You will need to read the position description prior to commencing your application as you will be required to address the key duties, skills and knowledge for this role in 600 words or less.

Please ensure you have copies of your resume, qualification/s, and your Driver Licence ready to attach at the end of your application.

Selection process

Candidates are initially selected for interview based on the details provided in their application.

The City of Hobart assesses all applications based on merit.

Positions are filled, based on how well the successful candidate meets the requirements of the position.

Learn more about the selection process on our website.


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