Occupation Profile – Urban and Regional Planner – (ANZSCO 232611) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleURBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNER
ANZSCO Code232611
Occupations in this Group232611 Urban and Regional Planner
DescriptionDevelops and implements plans and policies for the controlled use of urban and rural land, and advises on economic, environmental and social factors affecting land use.
Skill Level1
SpecialisationsLand Planner
Resource Management Planner (NZ)
Town Planner
Traffic and Transport Planner
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-compiling and analysing data on economic, legal, political, cultural, demographic, sociological, physical and environmental factors affecting land use
-conferring with government authorities, communities, Architects, social scientists, Legal Professionals, and planning, development and environmental specialists
-devising and recommending use and development of land, and presenting narrative and graphic plans, programs and designs to groups and individuals
-advising governments and organisations on urban and regional planning and resource planning
-reviewing and evaluating environmental impact reports
-staying up-to-date with changes in building and zoning codes, regulations and other legal issues
-may serve as mediators in disputes over planning proposals and projects
-may speak at public meetings and appear before government to explain planning proposals
Skills Assessment AuthorityVETASSESS
Related OccupationsNone
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)