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Senior Planning Officer (Development Management)

Contract Temporary 12 month
Hours 37 hours per week
Salary / pay £30,785 - £32,486
Closing date Wednesday 4 April 2018 at 10am
Interview date Date to be confirmed
Department Governance

Job summary


This is an excellent opportunity to play a part in the extensive development proposals the Council is currently dealing with both in Penrith and the district and gain a wide range of experience in an area of significant development demand set within a beautiful landscape.

We are seeking a Senior Planning Officer who will take on the more complex and significant proposals that come to the team. We are looking for someone who is qualified to degree level 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

Senior Planning Officer (Development Management) (PDF: 181Kb / 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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