Town Planning Technician Apprentice

 

Exciting Career Opportunity with Ipswich Borough Council’s Thriving and Expanding Planning Department!

Join a team that’s on the move! Ipswich Borough Council’s Planning Department is on an exciting expansion journey, and we’re looking for a Town Planning Technician Apprentice with an interest in the building environment to join our Planning and Development team.

Exciting Career Opportunity with Ipswich Borough Council’s Thriving and Expanding Planning Department!

Join a team that’s on the move! Ipswich Borough Council’s Planning Department is on an exciting expansion journey, and we’re looking for a Town Planning Technician Apprentice with an interest in the building environment to join our Planning and Development team.

Ipswich is one of the fastest growing regional centres in England, thousands of homes (including a Sustainable Urban Extension of 3,500 homes at Ipswich Garden Suburb) and jobs are planned for the area and a strong focus on regenerating the historic town centre and Waterfront. Ipswich is the largest centre in Suffolk for business, culture, entertainment and sports. A university town with a rich history and heritage and a thriving Waterfront. Backed by successful Towns Fund bids there are a wealth of exciting opportunities in the pipeline.

If you’ve ever wondered how old and new buildings of such different styles can still ‘work’ side by side, or have found yourself admiring the layout of a new Waterfront development, and you enjoy working with people from all walks of life, then this Planning Apprenticeship may be your ideal first step to a fulfilling career in the built environment. This is your chance to help us shape Ipswich’s future and maintain its history. With a key role working across the different teams within the Planning Department.

You will have a keen interest in the built environment and demonstrate an interest in studying a Level 4 Town Planning Assistant qualification.

As well as a good salary, we offer a career average pension scheme, generous holiday and sick pay entitlements, subsidised parking for work and leisure, public transport discounts, free swimming and gym membership, cycle purchase scheme, plenty of personal and professional development opportunities, flexible working, Employee Assistance Programme and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.

For more information about this role please contact James Mann via email james.mann@ipswich.gov.uk

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role: Job Description and Person Specification

Interviews to be held in person w/c 29th January 2024. 

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient applications.

Location

Grafton House  – Ipswich

Salary

£14,261
 

Application closing date

15th January 2024
 

Job type

Fixed term – 18 months
Contractual hours: 37
 

Job reference

REQ00765

Office

Ipswich Borough Council

Grafton House
15-17 Russell Road
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

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