Trainee Policy Planner / Policy Planner
  • Employer: Dartford Borough Council
  • Reference: DBC/ TPP
  • Published: Thu 05/03/2020, 15:45 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 20/04/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday – Friday. Flexi-time available.
  • Salary: £25,427 - £27,777 PA / £33,067 - £35,123 PA
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Kent

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Trainee Policy Planner / Policy Planner

If you thrive on action, you will love Dartford.  Working for an ambitious authority located on the edge of London, no two days will be the same. 


We have strong housing and commercial delivery taking place across the Borough, including at Ebbsfleet, and exciting proposals to transform Dartford town centre. Join Dartford, input to our new Local Plan and demonstrate your full potential.


We are looking for a qualified planner OR a graduate in a related discipline that would like to embark on a Planning career. We offer the opportunity to become qualified (if not already) through funding for a day release course, plus on-the job training.


You should have good analytical, literacy and numeracy skills, and demonstrable interest in Dartford’s strategic planning and regeneration. You will gain experience in a high-growth location, working across topics in a small planning policy team well integrated with planning and development management professionals.


If you enjoy a challenge and want to make a positive difference to your career, we would love to hear from you.


Benefits: Career average pension scheme, professional fee payment, payment of tuition fees and paid day release for Trainee Planner, flexible working including possibility of some remote working, free on-site parking, employee benefits package and generous leave entitlement. The Council’s offices are in a highly accessible location, next to Dartford station with frequent services from Central London (Oyster Card coverage) and North Kent. Road connections via the M25 and A2 are also excellent.


Interviews Dates TBC

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