Town Planning recruitment agency listing

Town and urban planning professionals are involved in the management and development of towns and urban areas.

The vast majority of employers expect candidates to possess an undergraduate degree accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). Such a degree is necessary to qualify as a chartered planner. Those who have not obtained an RTPI-accredited undergraduate degree can obtain chartered status by studying for an accredited postgraduate degree.

Pre-entry work experience is desirable for prospective town planners and urban planners. Relevant work experience may include time spent in a local authoritys planning department. In addition to relevant qualifications and work experience, candidates for town planning jobs require good problem-solving skills, report-writing skills, self-motivation and creative thinking skills.

Many planners are employed in local authorities and town and urban planning recruitment agencies may focus on these types of organisations. However, jobs are also available through The Highways Agency and the Environment Agency. Employment openings are also available in the private sector, with vacancies being advertised through sector publications and recruitment agencies that handle graduate jobs.

Working hours for planners vary according to the sector in which they work. However, standard office hours apply in the majority of cases. While town planning work is largely office-based, planners may be required to make site visits and meet clients. Jobs for graduate planners tend to be full-time and permanent, self-employment is an option for more experienced planners.

Starting salaries for graduate town planners tend to be in the region of £16,000 to £28,000 a year. Members of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) are likely to start on higher salaries. Opportunities for career progression differ between employers, but staff with chartered status are more likely to move into senior positions which can command £35,000 to £45,000 salaries. In the public sector, newly qualified graduate planners may be able to take on senior planner positions within three to five years.

 
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  • Multi Trades Recruitment Ltd

    In the competitive town planning industry, our name sticks out as a trusted supplier of high-quality candidates to fill a range of vacancies. We are a specialist technical recruitment agency with considerable experience of sourcing the right people to fit the requirements of our clients. Allow us to screen your candidates for you - saving you time and ensuring that you only deal with the best.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and World Wide
    • 1-3 The Courtyard, Calvin Street, Bolton, Manchester, BL1 8PB
    • The Dower House, 108 High Street, London, Berks, Hertfordshire, HP4 2BL
  • Norse recruitment

    Norse contracting are a labour only hire contractor based in the Midlands operating throughout the UK on civil engineering, construction and housing developments. With 20 years experience in construction we have a large and stable workforce and can supply all types of operatives and staff.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Burlington House, 369 Wellingborough Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 4EU
  • Premier Technical Recruitment

    Premier Technical Recruitment are experts in the provision of permanent engineering and technical recruitment solutions across the UK, and offer highly competitive rates and more than 20 years experience in delivering the highest levels of service.
    Coverage UK wide
    • PTR House, Suffolk Way, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78 3XD
  • Executive Headhunters Ltd

    UK and International Headhunters. Our headhunting service offers clients access to candidates not available through traditional methods. We identify, track and approach the highest achievers from your competitors and bring them to YOUR business. Our service is second-to-none and we always deliver the top echelon of candidates. Visit our website for case studies on roles we have filled. Partners with World Leading psychometric profilers, McQuiag.
    Coverage UK and International
    • 2 New Burlington Street, London, W1S2JE
    • Stocks Court, 18/20 Old Market Place, Cheshire, Altrincham, WA14 4DF
  • Brightwork Ltd

    With one of Scotland’s largest and most experienced recruitment teams, Brightwork have been able to supply high quality temporary and permanent staff to companies from start up SME’s to major multi-national Blue Chips.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
    • 20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
  • Now Careers

    Now Careers specialise in the Construction industry and are experts at supplying Local Authorities, Contractors and Housing Associations with highly skilled tradespeople. From individuals to teams of workers, we supply personnel for all areas of the industry including Maintenance, Housing, Main / Subcontract and Small Works. We are valuable career partners and have sustained excellent relationships with our clients across the UK and Australia.
    Coverage Scotland, North East, Midlands
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    • 3 Chester Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE2 1AT
    • 5th Floor, Edgbaston House, 3 Duchess Place, Birmingham, West Midlands, B16 8NH
    • 57 Timberbush, Leith, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH66QH
    • 1st Floor, 2 Columbus Walk, Waterfront 2000, Cardiff, Glamorgan, CF10 4BY
  • Allen & York

    ALLEN & YORK are an international sustainability recruitment consultancy, specialising across; Environment, Energy Generation, Waste & Recycling, Building & Energy Services, Planning & Built Environment and Health & Safety. We have over 20 years experience, recruit worldwide from offices in the UK & Middle East.
    Coverage UK & Worldwide
    • Allenview House, Hanham Road, Wimborne, Dorset, BH211AG
  • ATA Recruitment

    Established in 1963, ATA Recruitment has grown to become one of the UK’s leading white collar engineering, and technical recruitment specialists. We have 50 years of experience and a network of regional UK offices. Our team of over 60 consultants, each an expert within a specific market sector and within their operating region, share knowledge to deliver consistently outstanding results.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 4th Floor, 100 Wellington Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4LT
    • The Derby Conference Centre, London Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE24 8UX
  • Infinity Personnel Ltd

    Infinity Personnel see Client Services differently. Firstly, we listen. We put a lot of effort into learning about your business, your staffing requirements & seasonal patterns & most sought after skills. Our objective is to become your recruitment partners. Local knowledge & sector specialist approach, have a proven track record with many businesses in the area. We’re pro-active in our attitude, driven by the desire to exceed your expectations.
    Coverage Midlands
    • First Floor, 4-6 Hay Lane, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 5RF
  • Temp Trades Ltd

    We successfully recruit a variety of construction trades the likes of general labourers, ground workers and plant operatives on a nationwide basis.
    Coverage Uk Wide
    • 9 Berryfield Garth, Wakefield, Ossett, West Yorkshire, WF5 9TE
    • 207 Regent Street, London, W1B 3HH
  • Trades & Labour (UK) Limited

    Trades & Labour (UK) Limited specialise in the Construction industry with over 30 years' Recruitment experience. We cover Permanent, Contract and Temporary roles at all levels. These include Site Managers, Site Engineers, Surveyors, all Construction Trades, Plant/Crane Operators and general labour. For Permanent roles Trades & Labour (UK) Limited screen all potential candidates, before presenting no more than 3 suitable candidates per role.
    Coverage United Kingdom
    • Dial House, Govett Avenue, Shepperton, Middlesex, TW178AG
  • Interaction Construction Recruitment

    Interaction Construction is a CHAS accredited company that offers a tailored approach to construction staffing solutions. Our team of recruitment experts are dedicated to the CSCS scheme and we ensure that our candidates hold at least CSCS, ESC or CPSC cards as a basic. We specialise in sectors such as contract management and building services and we aim to provide a personal and professional service to meet our clients’ needs.
    Coverage UK wide
    27 Offices Nationwide
  • Elliot Marsh Headhunters

    Elliot Marsh specialises in identifying the best talent in the energy and construction sectors and then bringing the bespoke talent over to your business where they will thrive and increase your business's profitability. With a strong track record of gaining access to contacts that no other agencies can, we then use these contacts to consistently fill a range of roles including Architects, Civil Engineers and Chartered Engineers.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • Concorde House, Trinity Park, Solihull, Birmingham, West Midlands, B37 7UQ
    • Stocks Court, 18/20 Old Market Place, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 4DF
    • Trafalgar House, 11/12 Waterloo Place, London, Greater London, SW1Y 4AU
  • Multitask Personnel Ltd

    For the construction industry we have a large database of candidates which only us at multitask personnel have access to.We specialise in construction recruitment and have many high profile companies which use us on a daily basis. We Provide temporary, permanent and also arrange to subcontract recruitment for our clients.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 18 Nightingale Court, Nightingale Close, Sheffield, Rotherham, Yorkshire, S60 2AB
    • Office B11, Lodge House, Cow Lane, Manchester, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 1NN
  • Intec (UK) Ltd

    Established 30 years ago by Engineers for Engineers. We deliver recruitment and project solutions within the Oil & Gas, Power, Nuclear, Utilities, Construction, Rail and Aerospace Sectors working for Owner/Operators, Consultancies, Contractors and Sub-Contractors serving the UK, European & Global markets.
    Coverage UK Wide & Global
    13 Offices Nationwide
  • Jparkers Recruitment Ltd

    Having many years experience within the Childcare, Education and Construction industries our experience allows us to deliver the right service at the right time as each and every situation is unique. All members of JParkers Recruitment can professionally support your company guaranteeing a professional service with competitive prices. We recruit UK Wide.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Office 109, Hedingham Grove, Chelmund's Cross, North Solihull, West Midlands, Birmingham, B37 7TP

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