Senior Town Planners & Principal Town Planners Register
About the team we are recruiting to
Coventry is the UK City of Culture in 2021 and the transformation of our city is already gathering pace in preparation.
The Planning and Regulation team is made up of multi-disciplinary professionals including planning, conservation, urban design and landscape, building control, environmental protection, housing strategy, licensing, food safety, trading standards and consumer protection with associated enforcement functions.
We are seeking positive, experienced, enthusiastic, talented and driven professionals who care about the development of our great city to join our busy, top performing, forward thinking planning department.
What is the job role?
Whilst we might not have live vacancies in the Planning Services, we are looking for you to register your interest with your skills and expertise as a qualified planning officer with chartered status. Please apply and upload your CV if you would like us to add you to our recruitment pool so we can keep in touch and contact you when vacancies become available. One of our Recruitment Specialists will then be in contact to discuss up and coming opportunities in these roles.
This is an exciting time to join Coventry City Council as a Senior Town Planner/ Principle Town Planner as Coventry will be the UK City of Culture in 2021.
We are looking for Planners who have experience of working in a professional planning roles. You will help shape this exciting time for Coventry and join our top performing and forward-thinking planning department!
Who are we looking for?
Do you hold a qualification in a planning related subject?
Are you a planning professional with sound knowledge of working within Development Management?
As a Senior Town Planner you will have experience of working in a diverse and dynamic Planning Team, dealing with a wide variety of applications and delivering excellent customer service. You will have a sound knowledge of working within Development Management. To be considered for this role you must be eligible for full membership of the RTPI and hold a valid full UK driving licence. To find out more about the Senior Town Planning role please see the job description and person specification attached below.
As a Principle Town Planner you will be a full member of the RTPI, you will also have all of the above experience. To find out further information about the Principle Town Planner role please see the job description and person specification attached below.
For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled 'Coventry City Council Application Process'
All attachments for the job can be found here
Before completing your application please ensure that you are eligible for full membership of the RTPI and hold a valid full UK driving licence.
Introduction to Coventry City Council
Coventry is a lively, multicultural city, which embraces old and new. Around the modern city centre there are traces of history everywhere – in the old city walls, the timber-framed buildings and the reconstructed medieval Spon Street. But Coventry has always had an eye on the future, and is now firmly focused on regenerating and re-inventing itself to meet the challenges of the 21st Century. With major developments and new projects taking place right across the city, Coventry City Council is the place to be!
There's a huge buzz about the city – Coventry ranks as the 8th best city to live, work and do business in the UK, and is the UK City of Culture 2021 ! We believe this will help put Coventry on the map for all the right reasons. You can feel the sense of local pride throughout the city as we build towards this momentous year. It also offers a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to those joining us to play their part in it.
We genuinely believe that Coventry City Council is a special place. You will be joining Coventry City Council during an exciting time to become part of a team that contribute to achieving our visions for the city. We have made our council a place where we look after our people, making sure you're happy in your work and given everything you need to succeed. We've created friendly, welcoming workplaces where everyone is working towards the same cause, providing the best possible services for the city of Coventry.
As a council with improvement at its heart, we’re committed to making life better for the people who live and work in Coventry. We’re equally concerned with the quality of life enjoyed by our people, so by joining us, you won’t just be helping the community, you’ll be helping yourself too.
Not only do you get to work alongside great people that are helping to improve services for our community we offer great benefits too! For your valued contribution we will provide a fantastic benefits package including;
- Flexible working arrangements
- Generous annual leave allowance starting at 27 days and rising to 32 days
- Pay progression through multiple increments
- Outstanding local government pension scheme
- Learning & Development with access to certified courses.
- Access to an award winning Occupational Health Team
- Vibrant employee networks
For full details on the application process please read the attached document labelled Coventry CC Application process.
Coventry City Council