Urban planning assistants

Salary: £29,527 – £40,655

Are you ready for a challenge? Looking for something a little different? We have two vacancies for Town Planning Assistants to join our small but busy team.

The organization

The Department of Town Planning and Building Control provides a comprehensive town planning service for the Government of Gibraltar. Gibraltar’s planning system is closely modeled on the UK planning system with some differences to accommodate local circumstances.

Town planning in Gibraltar can be particularly challenging with its very limited land area, high population density and environmental constraints. Although small in size, Gibraltar has to plan for all the demands and requirements of a small country. As such, it has a busy international airport, shipyard and port, a growing population and growing infrastructure needs such as water desalination plants, power generation plants and facilities. sewage disposal. The pressure for development is intense but must be balanced with Gibraltar’s unique natural and built heritage and the desire to provide a good quality of life for its residents and an enjoyable experience for its many visitors.

About the role

You will work as part of the department’s planning team and help deliver the full range of planning services.

Your main objective will be the processing of planning requests at all stages of the development management process. This will include all types of developments from minor to major projects including EIA developments. You will also have the opportunity to prepare and represent the department on calls and undertake executive work if required.

With an upcoming review of Gibraltar’s current development plan, you may also have the opportunity to participate in policy research, data collection and policy formulation.

About you

You will need:

  • Degree in Urban Planning
  • Be dynamic and enthusiastic
  • Capable of hitting the ‘race ground’
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Have a good knowledge of development management processes, planning law and ideally planning policy.
  • Have work experience in development management and ideally planning policy;
  • Ideally have experience in EIA developments
  • Possess good computer skills

How to register

Application forms and the full job description and person specification are available by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button

Application forms along with copies of qualification certificates and two letters of reference should be submitted to the Department of Human Resources via email: [email protected]

Deadline: Thursday, September 22, 2022.

Date of interview: to be confirmed.

For an informal discussion of the role, please contact Mr Chris Key on 00 350 20068422.