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Senior Planner

PSA Consulting is seeking a talented Senior Planner to support our Land Use Planning and Development Assessment teams.

As a Senior Planner, you’ll lead and supervise technical projects, ensuring their successful execution while developing new business opportunities. While being part of a dynamic, experienced team known for championing quality work, inspirational ideas, and genuine collaboration.

About PSA

We are dedicated to helping communities, governments, and businesses shape our cities, towns, and regions for the better. From developing policies and strategies to assessing traffic impacts for better decision-making, we provide integrated solutions across land use planning, development approvals, and transportation. Our mission is to foster sustainable development and enhance the livability of urban and rural areas alike, creating environments where people thrive.

Role outline

  • Permanent opportunity
  • Brisbane-based organisation & role
  • 4 to 10 years’ experience

Role objective

  • Supervise the delivery of, and undertake technical project and individual tasks for our growing Land Use Planning and Development Assessment teams.
  • Assist in developing new business opportunities and work on a wide range of projects including:
    • land use planning, planning scheme drafting, policy and structure plan reviews, investigations and reports.
    • land use planning advice and services to private sector, public sector and our including internal traffic and transport teams.
  • Apply sound knowledge of developments in the land use planning and infrastructure sectors within Queensland.
  • Be professional, dependable and have the ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines.


The main responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Building and maintaining client and business relationships, contributing to bids and pursuing opportunities.
  • Overseeing technical and commercial project delivery to exceed budget, quality, safety and timeframe expectations.
  • Providing direction and technical advice to the team – supporting them to achieve their potential while creating a positive workplace culture aligned with our values.
  • Engaging in professional development and industry networking to develop a strong professional profile and reputation.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant regulations, schemes and guidelines, while identifying areas of improvement within the business.

Qualifications, skills and experience

We’re looking for engaged, passionate and skilled problem solvers who appreciate a challenge and want to leave a positive impact – not just on our clients, but on our people too.

  • Degree in Town Planning, Urban and Regional Planning or equivalent.
    Professional accreditation and registration (e.g. Registered Planner) (preferable).
  • 4+ years’ experience in the development of strategic land use planning investigations and reports and/or preparation and assessment of development applications for the private or public sector.
  • Relevant post-graduate experience managing aspects of projects and delivering solutions within multi-disciplinary teams – applying technical knowledge and commercial acumen.
  • Ability to deliver work to high technical standards in line with industry best practices.
  • Excellent communication, relationship-building, leadership and delegation skills.

PSA Consulting values

  • Make a difference
  • Act honestly and with integrity
  • Be supportive and resilient
  • Grow sustainably


Please submit your application including a cover letter indicating how your skills and experience relate to the roles and responsibilities that PSA offers online, via Seek or to

     Why PSA Consulting

    PSA Consulting’s integration of traffic engineering solutions and strategic infrastructure advice into wider land use planning and transport planning policies is what sets us apart.

    We champion quality work, inspirational ideas and genuine collaboration. In return, we offer outstanding growth opportunities and a strong work-life balance.

    • Depth of projects comparable to a larger firm – but you’re not just a number
    • Leaders who are respected in the industry and eager to share their knowledge
    • An unbeatable culture – we’ve welcomed back several former team members

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