About us and the roles we're recruiting

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The Tonbridge and Malling planning team is critical to delivering our vision for a thriving, sustainable borough.

As we develop our Local Plan and related strategies, we’re on the look out for talented people to help us turn that vision into a reality. We're offering competitive renumeration packages across the board plus a £3,000 golden hello for certain roles.

You’ll be joining a team delivering a spatial strategy and Local Plan that meets the challenges posed by a borough which is both ambitious for growth but also sensitive to the needs of a diverse range of towns, villages and rural communities. Hear what the team say about working for us

We’re leading the way on climate change and developing strategies to secure the future of our green and blue infrastructure, while also delivering significant biodiversity gains. Our principal town of Tonbridge is the focus of a strategic asset review in which we are seeking opportunities for growth and to be an active participant in delivery.

Joining Tonbridge and Malling brings a host of professional and lifestyle advantages. We’re a forward-thinking authority, committed to staff development through vocational and technical training, coupled with opportunities for job share, flexi time, compressed hours and working from home. You’ll also be working in one of the most beautiful boroughs in Kent with great schools, excellent transport links and a strong sense of community.

So if you’re looking for a new professional challenge, a supportive working environment and room to grow in your career, we’d love to hear from you.

View and apply for a role in our planning team