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Jacobs Environmental Planner in Melbourne, Australia

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

When it comes to environmental consulting, we see the world as our greatest resource. That’s why clients trust Jacobs to help solve their most complex environmental challenges and opportunities. We partner with government agencies, municipalities, private sector companies and leading environmental organisations to safely clean-up legacy liabilities for redevelopment, and deliver proven industry expertise on new infrastructure, sustainability and environmental health and safety initiatives around the globe. Bring your creativity, collaborative spirit and extreme attention to detail, and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfill what drives you – so we can deliver extraordinary solutions for a better tomorrow, together.

Jacobs has an opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated Environmental Planner with a few years post-graduation experience to join our Environmental Approvals team in Melbourne. The purpose of this role is to support the technical delivery and project management of projects within our Environmental Approvals team. Primary responsibilities will include; supporting the delivery of environmental and planning approvals projects, often working collaboratively with a range of disciplines (for example cultural heritage and ecology); undertaking planning assessments, planning permit applications, environmental impact assessments, as required; contributing to and/or writing proposals. #ANZEnvir

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Tertiary qualification in planning or other relevant degree is essential

  • Experience in statutory planning is essential, including demonstrated understanding of the Planning and Environment Act 1987 and the Victoria Planning Provisions

  • Demonstrated success in obtaining planning approvals including planning permit applications and planning scheme amendments

  • An understanding of applicable environmental approval legislation including the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 and the Victorian Environment Effects Act 1978.

  • Successful experience networking to pursue new opportunities

  • Project management experience including managing budgets and timelines

  • Client engagement experience

  • Excellent presentation and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent report writing abilities

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally – and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed. With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place.

No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

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At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.