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Planning Officer (Development Management)

Contract Permanent
Hours 37 hours per week
Salary / pay £28,846 - £30,153
Closing date Wednesday 4 April 2018 at 10am
Interview date Date to be confirmed
Department Governance

Job summary

We are looking to recruit a Planning Officer to join its busy development management team and are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive person, who will handle their own caseload of planning applications, pre application files and planning enforcement files. As part of a supportive, hard-working and motivated team you should have previous experience of working in planning, have excellent communication skills and be able to manage and prioritise your workload to meet deadlines.

You will be nearing completion of or hold a degree in town planning or a related discipline. You should be eligible for membership of the RTPI and be able to demonstrate experience of dealing with a range of planning issues through planning policy or development management work.

Job description

Planning Officer (Development Management) (PDF: 211Kb / 5 pages)

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All applications must be made on the Council's standard application form and CVs will not be considered. No agencies please.

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Recruitment process

In order to ensure fair and open recruitment processes we are;

  • unable to accept CVs in lieu of, or as part of, an application of employment and
  • unable to maintain a database of potential candidates so cannot accept or store applications or CV's submitted on a speculative basis.

Candidates who canvass Council Members or Senior Officers will be disqualified.

Equal opportunities

The Council aims to be an equal opportunities employer.

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As Disability Confident employers, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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