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Apprentice (Level 7 Chartered Town Planning Degree)

North York Moors National Park Authority
Helmsley, North Yorkshire
Salary of up to £29,093 per annum
Closing date
4 Aug 2024

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Apprentice (Level 7 Chartered Town Planning Degree)

Helmsley, North Yorkshire

The North York Moors National Park Authority looks after and promotes one of the most spectacular parts of the British Isles. Filled with breathtaking scenery, magnificent wildlife, picture book villages and a dramatic coastline, the North York Moors boasts some of the most diverse landscapes in the UK.

We are now seeking a new Level 7 Apprentice to join us on a full-time basis for a four-year fixed term contract.

The Benefits

  • Salary of up to £29,093 per annum
  • Paid time off to undertake a Master’s Degree at Sheffield Hallam University
  • 25 days’ annual leave rising annually by one day to 30 days after five years’ service, plus public holidays
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexitime Scheme

This is an ideal opportunity for either a graduate or individual with an NVQ Level 4 in planning administration to kickstart their planning career with our prestigious organisation.

This apprentice role is perfect for those looking to gain a foothold on the career ladder, learn from talented professionals and develop vital experience that will provide an excellent grounding for their entire career.

What’s more, you’ll be playing a key role in conserving and promoting one of the UK's most spectacular regions, ensuring it can be enjoyed for generations to come and that new developments contributes to the enhancement of the National Park.

So, if you’re ready to join a proud, professional, welcoming, and collaborative team, then apply today!

The Role

As a Level 7 Apprentice, you will learn everything there is to know about planning services within a National Park.

Working within this supporting role, you will assist our Development Management Service with planning applications and proposals and provide technical support to the Development Management Team, Building Conservation Team and Planning Policy Officers.

We will provide all the support you need to be able to respond to straightforward planning applications and requests for information, undertake research into site histories, and complete admin tasks.

Additionally, you will be trained and supported to:

  • Provide advice to applicants, agents and third parties both over the phone and in person
  • Support Planning Officers with more complex enquires
  • Deal with notifications and enquiries received via letter and in-person

About You

To be considered as a Level 7 Apprentice, you will need:

  •  A 2:2 degree or NVQ Level 4 in Planning Administration or related qualification
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good interpersonal and customer care skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • A full, valid driving licence

Closing date – midnight on Sunday 4 August 2024.

Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 15 August 2024.

To apply click on the 'apply button'

Other organisations may call this role Assistant Planning Officer, Trainee Planning Enforcement Officer, Planning Assistant, Trainee Planning Officer, Graduate Planner, Graduate Rural Planner, or Graduate Planning Officer.

Webrecruit and the North York Moors National Park Authority are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re ready to join us in our mission to conserve, enhance and champion this spectacular landscape as a Level 7 Apprentice, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.


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