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Town Planner

Position: Town Planner

Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 negotiable depending upon experience

Full Time Working Hours: 09:00-17:30 Monday to Friday

Ideally, we are looking for a full-time professional but would consider part-time for an exceptional candidate.

Holiday: 25 days + bank holidays

Main place of work: Rayleigh SS6 9QG

We are expanding our planning team.  If you are a bright and ambitious town planner with a flair for imaginative problem solving, we would be pleased to hear from you.

We are a thriving firm of chartered surveyors, planners and property advisers.  We are professional, ethical and are proud to be considered the leading firm of rural surveyors in the county.  Our strength lies in the depth of expertise across the rural property sector, with our planning department being integral to our success.  Our team of expert planners work closely with our land development team and our professional advisers to generate creative planning and diversification opportunities for our clients.  If you are a like-minded professional, then this opportunity offers you a welcoming and supportive working environment, where hard work is recognised and rewarded.

Ideal Candidate

  • Have previous planning experience gained in either a planning consultancy or the public sector
  • MRTPI or RTPI accredited qualification
  • Have an interest in rural planning
  • Be an imaginative problem solver
  • Have a strong ability to communicate articulately and accurately in person and in writing
  • Be dynamic and ambitious and keen to take on responsibility

Job Role

  • Deliver expert planning advice to a wide range of clients on varied sites
  • Preparation of planning applications, appeals and site appraisals
  • Provide effective project management of external consultant teams whilst fulfilling client needs
  • Creative problem solving of client planning issues
  • Monitoring and preparation of local plan representations
  • Manage own workload effectively but reporting as part of a team


If you wish to apply, please send your CV together with a formal letter of application by email to

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