Working for us

Being a member of the Cotswolds National Landscape team gives you the opportunity to contribute directly to the work we do looking after the Cotswolds. We work with a number of communities and organisations which work together to keep this unique and valuable area of England special. We want to make sure this is a positive, vibrant organisation committed to delivering our aims and objectives as efficiently and effectively as possible.

If you are innovative and enthusiastic, with a flexible ‘can do’ attitude, then keep checking this page for recruitment opportunities!

Current Vacancies

If you are interested in joining our team you will find our vacancies posted here when they’re available.

Planning Officer

£26,115 – £27,711 pro-rata, per annum
0.4 full-time equivalent (14.8 hours per week) permanent

The Cotswolds National Landscape is looking to appoint a part-time Planning Officer who will help to ensure that development is delivered in a way that conserves and enhances the natural beauty of this nationally important landscape.

The Planning Officer will engage with a wide range of planning issues across the 2,000km2 of the Cotswolds National Landscape and the 15 local authority areas that overlap with it.  Key planning issues for the area include housing, transport, quarrying, renewable energy and nature recovery.

The Planning Officer will primarily deal with our development management caseload, including responding to local authority consultations on planning applications and providing advice and guidance to a wide range of stakeholders.

The Planning Officer will also support the Planning & Landscape Lead on strategic-level issues, including responding to development plan consultations and developing and advocating our position on relevant issues.

>> Download Planning Officer job description

To apply please send your CV with covering letter to

Deadline for applications: Monday 19 July, 12 noon

Interviews will take place during weeks commencing Monday 26 July and/or Monday 2nd August

If you would like to discuss this opportunity please contact John Mills, Planning and Landscape Lead,
tel: 07808 391227 email: (please do not send your CV direct to John)

Become a Board Member

If you are interested in becoming a Board Member, you will find our vacancies posted here.


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