Penguin Recruitment

Town Planner - URGENT - 6 Month Contract

East of England
£30 - £35 per hour + Negotiable depending on experience
16 Jul 2021
13 Aug 2021
Megan Field
Job (Function)
Town Planning
Contract Type
Full Time


An exciting opportunity has presented itself for a talented Town Planner to join an ambitious council as part of a dynamic Planning team! My client is a local authority that aims to develop new sustainable communities and drive economic growth and prosperity in order to improves the lives of its residents.

There are 2 positions available on a 6-month contract. The successful candidates will join a busy Planning team in the picturesque location of Cambridge. My client is looking for a candidate who has experience in Development Management and holds a degree or equivalent accolade in a Town Planning related field of study.


Must have at least two years' experience in development management including managing a caseload of householder and minor planning applications, dealing with pre-applications, and providing planning advice to members of the public. Good knowledge of planning legislation essential as well as ability to carry out site visits.

You will be carrying out a large caseload of householder and minor planning applications as well as dealing with pre-application enquiries and providing advice to the public. Experience of working with local and national planning policy desired, as well as experience of dealing with a range of customers including residents, parish councils, members, other Council services.

Interested? For the ideal candidate my client is happy to offer a competitive hourly rate and an impressive benefits package, as well as flexible home working! My client believes that a good work/life balance is key to a productive team and sees that this is facilitated at every opportunity!

For applications or more information regarding this role and other Town Planning role please send your CV to Megan Field at, or call 01792 365 104.

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