Planning, Development and Regulatory Services
Urban Design Planner/Senior Urban Design Planner (Development and Marine Planning) (Ref: ORK04910)
35 hours per week
Temporary up to 17 August 2024
£33,343 - £37,230 / £37,741 - £40,460 (including Distant Islands Allowance) depending on qualifications and experience
Orkney is a beautiful setting to both work and live with internationally acclaimed natural and cultural environments, and vibrant communities. Orkney is regularly voted as the happiest and best place to live in the UK. This role provides an opportunity to enhance these communities and places.
Orkney Islands Council is commencing the review of the Orkney Local Development Plan under the new requirements set in the Planning (Scotland) Act 2019 and the Council requires a professional to take a lead in place planning and the allocation/delivery of development land.
We are looking for an experienced and knowledgeable Urban Design Planning Professional who has worked within place planning and the allocation/delivery of development land and has knowledge and understanding of the latest changes to the Scottish Planning System that are coming forward through the Planning (Scotland) Act 2019. An understanding of rural and remote island communities and the role that development planning can play is desirable.
You should be educated to degree level in planning or a related topic and be a chartered member of the Royal Town Planning Institute or have the ability to become a chartered member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.
This post is subject Basic Disclosure Scotland clearance.
Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Susan Shearer, Planning Manager (Development and Marine Planning), e-mail [email protected] telephone 01856 873535.
Further information is available from, and online applications can be made through www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/orkney by clicking on the 'Apply Button'
Closing Date: Sunday 19 September 2021
Please note that interview expenses will be paid for the post in accordance with Council policy.