Town Planner

Posted 31 May 2024
Salary £30k - 40k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Town Planning
Contact NameTullula Farrell

Job description

Town Planner
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Competitive, dependent on experience
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Carrington West are pleased to be partnered with a private planning consultancy nestled in the heart of Skipton, which specialises in rural planning consultancy and prides themselves on delivering bespoke planning solutions tailored to the unique needs of rural communities. They are dedicated to promoting sustainable development while preserving the charm and character of the countryside. The planning team is passionate about creating harmonious spaces that benefit the environment and local communities.
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Town Planner to join a growing team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in shaping the future of rural planning in North Yorkshire and beyond. You will be involved in a diverse range of projects, from residential and commercial developments to agricultural and heritage projects.
Key Responsibilities:
·Manage and coordinate planning applications, appeals, and related documentation.
·Conduct site appraisals, feasibility studies, and environmental impact assessments.
·Liaise with clients, local authorities, and stakeholders to provide expert planning advice.
·Prepare and present detailed reports and recommendations.
·Ensure compliance with relevant planning legislation and policies.
·Contribute to the development of planning strategies and policy documents.
·Represent clients at planning committee meetings and public consultations.
A degree in Town Planning or a related discipline.
Membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) or working towards chartered status.
Proven experience in a planning role, preferably within a rural or consultancy setting.
Strong knowledge of UK planning legislation, policies, and procedures.
Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills.
Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
Proficient in the use of planning software and Microsoft Office applications.
A valid UK driving license and willingness to travel to site locations as required.
What We Offer:
·Competitive salary and benefits package.
·Opportunities for professional
·development and career progression.
·A supportive and collaborative work environment.
·Flexible working arrangements.
·Engaging and diverse projects that make a tangible impact on rural communities.
·The chance to work in the picturesque town of Skipton, with easy access to the Yorkshire Dales.
If you are a Town Planner seeking your next career move and are interested in joining a dynamic and growing consultancy, please get in touch with us. This is an exclusive opportunity to be part of a forward-thinking team and significantly impact the planning sector.
Apply now by submitting your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and interest in the position.
To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV then call Tullula Farrell on 02393 876 021.
If you are a Town Planner who is interested in job opportunities, but this role is not of interest, please still apply then we can consider you for other positions.
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