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Planning Officer

Contract Permanent
Hours 37 hours per week
Salary / pay £29,636 - £31,371
Closing date Friday 13 September 2019 at 10am
Interview date Interviews will be held in the week beginning 23 September 2019
Department People and Place

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.

To be considered for the post you should hold a Degree in Town and Country Planning or an equivalent qualification that is recognised to final professional level by the RTPI, of which you will be a member. In addition you should be able to demonstrate experience of dealing with a range of planning issues through planning policy or development management work.

An essential car user allowance of up to £963 per annum is available along with a relocation package of up to £5125 if appropriate.

Job description

Planning Officer (Development Management) (PDF: 226Kb / 6 pages)

Job application guidance

Applying for Employment with Eden District Council (PDF: 205Kb / 11 pages)

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

Job application forms

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.

Disability confident employerDisability Confident employer

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

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