Urban Designer - Cambridge City Council

£28,203 - £32,164 per annum

Hours: 37 per week

Contract: Permanent

Grow your career in Cambridge!

Cambridge and the surrounding area continue to experience significant growth and this role will help meet the exciting challenges this creates. We are working on a wide range of exciting schemes at a variety of scales including urban extensions, area development frameworks and complex mixed use inner city sites. With a future focus on the Greater Cambridge area and moving towards joint working/shared services with South Cambridgeshire District Council, this is an exciting time to join our team.

The Urban Design & Conservation Team at Cambridge City Council blends innovative development with high quality design. Forget the traditional image of local authorities; join us, and you’ll be part of a passionate and talented group of professionals focused on cutting edge projects based in a studio based environment.

If you share our passion for place-making and are keen to advance your career, this position may be for you.

This role is ideal for an ambitious, highly motivated person with a sharp eye for detail and relevant UK experience looking to develop their career as an urban design professional. You will hold a first degree in planning, landscape architecture or architecture and have a passion for urban design and will use his to assist in the research and preparation of planning design guidance to improve the quality of the City’s environment and contribute to sustainable development. 

You will have knowledge of the UK planning system and understanding of how Urban Design can help to influence the creation of positive places. You will have clear and concise writing skills, be IT literate with excellent Adobe Creative Suite and SketchUp skills and freehand drawing will be a natural extension of your creative abilities.

For an informal discussion about the above post please contact Jonathan Brookes (Principal Urban Designer) on 01223 457 387 or email jonathan.brookes@cambridge.gov.uk

To apply for this position, please visit: www.publicsectorjobseast.co.uk and complete the online application form. Alternatively, you can request an application pack from the Recruitment Team at: recruitment@cambridge.gov.uk or by calling 01223 458 198.

Closing date: 7 March 2017.