Junior Planning Consultant

Location
Chelmsford, Essex
Salary
£18,000-£22,000
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
13 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Level
Consultant, Planner
Specialism
Planning

Place Services is a traded service of Essex County Council and is looking for a talented and enthusiastic Junior Planning Consultant to join its growing multidisciplinary team.

Place Services is a leading provider of integrated environmental assessment, planning, design and management services providing a consultancy service to a wide range of internal and external clients.

For the right individual we offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to work as part of a specialist team on a wide range of exciting projects involving local plan sustainability appraisals including site and policy appraisals, baseline/plans and programmes reports, strategic environmental assessment reports, development management consultations and guidance. Place Services undertake work across multiple scales, engaging with county level plans, multi-district and borough plans, neighbourhood plans and planning advice for individual applications.

Candidates should hold a degree in planning or a relevant qualification and have knowledge, and preferably experience, of the planning system. Place Services aspire to continue to produce high quality work and so membership and engagement with the RTPI is desirable and will be encouraged for the successful candidate. Experience of GIS systems, particularly ArcGIS would be preferable but training will be available. The variety of work within Place Services offers the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge while benefiting from exceptional support, guidance and training for pursuing a career in planning. As a multi-disciplinary team, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with specialists from wide-ranging backgrounds.

Based in our offices in Chelmsford, we offer the opportunity for you to develop your experience and expertise as part of a performance-driven team of dedicated professionals, delivering a varied portfolio of work across the south-east.

For further information about this opportunity please contact Peter Dawson, Built Environment Manager at peter.dawson@essex.gov.uk or call 03330136861. 

Please see our website for further information about the team and the work we undertake. www.placeservices.co.uk

Deadline for application is 13/07/17