Do you have a good level of landscape planning knowledge? Are you able to combine your technical know-how with a natural flair to clearly articulate your thoughts and advice? Then you could soon be developing your skills, qualifications and career within Horsham District Council’s Strategic Planning team.
Horsham District Council are looking for a talented, self-motivated and enthusiastic Landscape Architect to join our multi-disciplinary Specialist Team.
As Landscape Architect you will work on a wide range of projects, within development control and strategic planning, and which will contribute towards planning decisions that shape the future environment of the district.
Your challenge will be to assess plans and applications for compliance with standards and legislation, support officers in grasping with landscape opportunities and issues faced whilst travelling around the district.
To succeed as Landscape Architect, you will need proven relevant qualifications and understanding, excellent customer service skills and the ability to communicate well at all levels with the public, members, and colleagues alike. You’ll also need lots of initiative and good organisational and time management skills.
For an informal discussion about this role please call Inês Watson, Specialist Team Leader (Landscape Lead) on 01403215185.
Horsham District Council encourages and supports their employees to have a healthy work life balance by supporting their professional development as well as offering 27 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata), a generous benefits package and an online platform offering discounts from online retailers. Staff are eligible to join a contributory pension scheme where the Council contributes circa 20% of pensionable salary. The Council also provides reimbursement for professional subscriptions and access to a car lease scheme. Most of our office-based roles have the potential for hybrid working, we are currently trialling a 50/50 home/office working model, subject to review.
If you would like to apply for the role, we highly recommend you show clearly within the ‘Experience Section’ of the application form how you meet the essential criteria detailed within the Role Profile when applying. If you do not make this clear, it is unlikely you will be shortlisted for interview.