[VACANCY] Town Planner Trainee

Town Planner Trainee

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Experience: None

Location: Edo

Job Field: Building and Construction, Graduate Jobs, Internships / Volunteering


We will train the successful candidates for 1 (One) year under the scheme.

At the end of the program, we will offer successful candidates

permanent employment with the Edo State Government.

Job Description:

  • Predict population demands that will be made in an area, whether urban or rural.
  • Prepare reports and plans relating to projects arising from the Masterplans.
  • Review and evaluate technical environmental impact reports pertaining to private and public projects and programs.
  • Zone lands into different uses and selects land or sites for special development such as schools, stadiums, railways, etc.
  • Prepare preliminary designs for layout plans and civic designs.
  • Investigate sites for Government projects and other public schemes and uses.
  • Collect physical and social survey data and various field information for assessing the effects on town planning decisions and purposes.
  • Examine building plans and physical development proposals.
  • Help protect buildings and areas that are of environmental, historical, and archeological importance.
  • Help mediate community disputes and develop alternate plans and recommendations for programs or projects.
  • Coordinate the work of the urban planning officers, staff, technical technicians, and technologists.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree (minimum of Second Class Lower) or HND (minimum of Lower Credit) in Urban and Regional Planning.
  • Evidence of TOPREC registration is an added advantage.
  • Candidates must possess NYSC Discharge or Exemption Certificate.
  • Candidates must be computer literate, with good interpersonal/leadership skills, and the ability to effectively work in teams.
  • Applicants must be between the ages of 22-30.
  • Experience in using CAD & GIS Tools will be an added advantage.

Method of Application:

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Application Letters with an attached Curriculum Vitae (CV) to:

The Ministry of Physical Planning, Housing, Urban and Regional Development,

2nd Floor, Block C, Edo State Secretariat Complex,

Sapele Road, Benin City,

Edo State.

And apply online at docs.google.com


  • We will contact only shortlisted candidates.
  • Candidates shall apply for only 1 (One) position. Multiple applications will cause automatic disqualification.
  • The selection process will involve a review of applications, interviews, and possibly technical assessments.
  • The Ministry does not require candidates to make any payments to any person or organization as equal opportunity is guaranteed for all candidates in this merit-driven recruitment exercise.
  • This position is open to residents and indigenes of Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
  • The Ministry of Physical Planning, Housing, Urban and Regional Development is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Are you interested and qualified? Go to Edo State Government on docs.google.com to apply.

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