Town Planning Jobs

Are you looking for a Town Planning job? Planning jobs, from Planning Magazine, is specifcally designed to help you find the Town Planning job that's right for you.

Planningjobs.co.uk has specialist jobs within the planning sector, including Town Planner jobs in central government, government agencies, local authorities and the private sector. If you are passionate about becoming a Town Planner, then look no further.

What does a Town Planner do?

Town Planners not only plan towns as the job title suggests, but also the countryside. The decisions that Town Planners make affect housing, community development, conservation, regeneration and transport.

Typical tasks of a Town Planner

Town planning involves so many different aspects that in many cases a Town Planner will specialise only in one area such as development control or urban design. Some common tasks are:

  • Research on everything from minerals to geographical and then compiling this information into concise reports to be analysed.
  • Site visits regarding planned projects and proposals. This often includes dealing with the public as well as the various contractors involved.
  • Using systems such as CAD or GIS
  • Using creativity to find solutions in projects and satisfy all those concerned.

 

 

Key attributes of a Town Planner

  • A Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) accredited qualification
  • At least two years work experience
  • Administrative experience is an advantage
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