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Planning Graduate/Technician

Swansea Council
Remote working
Salary: £ 21,748 - £24,491 (Grade 6)
Closing date
14 Nov 2021

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Planning Graduate/Technician

Salary: £ 21,748 - £24,491 (Grade 6)

Full-Time: 37 Hours

Contract: Fixed Term until July 31st 2022 (with option to extend)

Location: Remote working


An exciting job opportunity has arisen within Swansea Council’s ambitious and high performing Planning Authority, where the successful candidate will work alongside teams working at the vanguard of strategic planning and placemaking in Wales. The post is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate from a planning or related background to join the department and advance their career amongst supportive and motivated officers within a leading Authority.

Swansea sits at the heart of Wales’ South West region and boasts an outstanding quality of life for residents and visitors. Future Wales: The National Plan identifies the area as one for significant growth over the next 20 years, and the Council’s adopted Local Development Plan (LDP) sets out an ambitious placemaking framework to deliver that growth. The successful candidate will get the chance to play an important supporting role on a wide range of exciting development projects coming forward across the city, including: large scale neighbourhood extensions on greenfield and brownfield sites; mixed use commercial-led city centre development; green infrastructure led public realm projects; and the Council’s own home building programme that aims to deliver a thousand homes over the coming decade. They will also support the production of the next generation of planning frameworks to guide development across Swansea, including the replacement LDP and new Strategic Development Plan.

You will be given the necessary management and support to enable you to successfully undertake your role and develop professionally.

Other Information:

Unless otherwise advised, all interviews will be held virtually on Microsoft Teams.

Swansea Council is committed to safeguarding the well-being of our employees, and is able to offer flexible working arrangements (including remote working) and a wide range of employment benefits

 Any candidates that wish to have an informal chat about the posts in advance of making an application can contact Tom Evans, Placemaking and Strategic Planning Manager [ 07814 106985]

Further information and full job descriptions for the posts are available on the Council’s web pages at

Apply by clicking on the 'Apply Button'

Closing date: 14th November 2021 @ 11.59.

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