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Planning Vacancies at The gateway to Europe!

Ashford has an enviable position as a main hub into Europe, with direct transport links to Paris, Brussels and, of course, central London - there is more than meets the eye to this area.

An exciting transformation programme is happening in Ashford with large urban extensions and other leisure and commercial developments taking place.  The town centre itself is going through major regeneration work with a £90M extension to the famous Ashford Designer Outlet, a new cinema complex, hotel, restaurants and hundreds of new apartments planned, plus a brand new Curious Brew HQ. 

Senior / Principal Planner (Development Management) 

Senior Planning Officer – Householder and Validation

Planning Officer – Development Management

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Benefits of working for us

We have an exciting and broad range of employee benefits and work hard to constantly enhance these.

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Equal Opportunities

Our Equal Opportunities Statement sets out the council’s commitment to ensuring equality of access and opportunity in employment to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of his or her protected characteristics or any other factor irrelevant to an individual’s ability to do the job.

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Graduate work placements

We have a successful graduate work placement scheme aimed at local graduates who need good quality work experience to help build their CVs. Graduate placements of up to 12 weeks are available for those seeking to explore a career in Local Government.

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Further assistance

If you need any help or further information regarding working for Ashford Borough Council or our recruitment and selection process, please email recruitment@ashford.gov.uk .

 

Apprenticeships programme

Our apprenticeship programme at Ashford Borough Council is a work-based training programme where apprentices have the opportunity to develop job specific skills and gain a nationally recognised qualification.

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Further assistance

If you need any help or further information regarding working for Ashford Borough Council or our recruitment and selection process, please email recruitment@ashford.gov.uk.

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