Developing the Young Workforce North Highland

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Job Opportunity: Graduate Planner / Planner – The Highland Council, Dingwall


  • Graduate Planner / Planner
  • Dingwall
  • Hours: 35 Hours per week
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Salary: HC06 – HC09 £29,047 – £44,790 p.a.*
  • Applicants with little or no previous experience will be placed on the basic Graduate Planner scale HC06; and progression thereafter to Planner (HC09) dependant on gaining professional qualification (Membership of the RTPI))

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact Person: Emma Forbes Tel: 01349 868427

Job Purpose: To assist and contribute to the delivery of a high quality planning system through Development Management and Development Planning.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

The Highland Council understands that diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, and being fair and inclusive. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve and particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be under-represented in our workforce.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


Educated to degree level in an appropriate discipline, accredited by RTPI or other body related to the built and natural environment for Graduate Planner 2.

Full membership of the RTPI (for Planner position).

Ability to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Highland to meet the operational requirement of the Service.

How To Apply

Apply here.

Closing Date

13th May, 2024.

Application Form Guidance & Employee Benefits

Graduate Planner JPS