Town Planning Apprentice
(Post No: P01532)
2 Year Fixed Term Contract
£18,676 - £19,406 inclusive of outer fringe allowance
37 hours per week
Welwyn Hatfield is an exciting place to work because of the range of planning issues that officers are likely to encounter.
Welwyn Garden City is the world’s second garden city built by Ebenezer Howard in the 1920s onwards and planners must balance this heritage with the demands of 21st century life. Hatfield is a post-war new town with a thriving business park and university campus but some areas are in need of renewal. Over the coming years both towns must embrace higher density developments around their town centres and large urban extensions with thousands of new houses on their edges.
This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of the Planning Team in gain invaluable experience of town planning in the Borough. You will support the team in the delivery of projects, preparation of policies, the determination of planning applications and breaches of planning control.
It is essential you have an interest in planning-related issues such as buildings, design and architecture, maps and mapping, the natural environment, climate change, housing, employment, transport, town centres, green belt, urban regeneration and public consultation. You will need excellent communication skills, to be a creative thinker with a willingness to learn from those you work alongside.
Closing date for applications is 19 May 2019.
Interviews will be held on 10 June 2019.