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 localauthoritiesplanning 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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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 2BL
  • Executive Headhunters Ltd

    With nearly a decade of industry experience, we have worked with senior professionals of all skills from Project Managers to New Business Directors. Utilising market knowledge, networking and cutting edge technology, Executive Headhunters can identify practical leaders and place them into senior roles across Engineering, Architecture, Building Services and Management. We can support your projects by supplying top talent, globally.
    Coverage UK and International
    • Concorde House, Trinity Park, Solihull, Birmingham, West Midlands, B37 7UQ
    • 22 Upper Ground, South Bank, London, Greater London, SE1 9PD
    • Stocks Court, 18/20 Old Market Place, Cheshire, Altrincham, WA14 4DF
  • 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
  • AstraVia Recruitment

    AstraVia Recruitment are a professional & technical recruitment consultancy operating from offices in Swansea supplying permanent and temporary staffing solutions throughout Wales.
    Coverage Wales
    • The Warner Building, 98 Sterry Road, Gowerton, Swansea, SA4 3BW
  • FINTEC recruit Limited

    FINTEC recruit is currently active in the Construction Industry this is a growing sector and we have made great placements for our candidates and clients .Typical types of vacancies we deal with are Estimators, Site Manager, Quantity Surveyor, Project Surveyor, Structural Engineer, Health & Safety Manager, CAD Technician, Planner, Site Engineer, Architect, Commercial Manager,
    Coverage UK , Europe and International
    • 32/10, Littlejohn Road, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH10 5GJ
  • Brightwork Ltd

    With one of Scotlandís largest and most experienced recruitment teams, Brightwork have been able to supply high quality temporary and permanent staff to companies from start up SMEís to major multinational Blue Chips.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
    • 20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
  • Alpha Labour and Recruitment Ltd

    If you are looking for top-class Civil Engineering candidates to join your business, then working with a specialist recruiter can be priceless. At Alpha, we ensure that our consultants have the right blend of Construction Industry experience and recruitment knowledge to find the best people out there. We cover everything from Power to Town Planning, Waste Water, Bridges and more, and offer an efficient, individualised service.
    Coverage UK wide - nationwide
    • Churchill House, 6-8 Meetinghouse Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2DP
    • Chancery Place, Booth Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 4AB
    • 109 Vernon House, Friar Lane, Nottingham, East Midlands, NG1 6DQ
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Interaction Construction Recruitment

    From our 30+ offices situated nationwide, Interaction Construction Recruitment are specialists at sourcing staff within the Construction industry. With one of the largest and most in depth industry databases, we have access to personnel across all disciplines including Surveying, Civil Engineering and Building Services. Our division is CHAS accredited and our team guarantees that all candidates are CSCS, CPCS or equally relevantly qualified.
    Coverage UK wide
    27 Offices Nationwide

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