Planning Enforcement Officer
Carrington West's dedicated Town and Country Planning Recruitment Team operate UK wide and we are delighted to be assisting our client with their search for a Planning Enforcement Officer in the Midlands area on an initial 6 month contract that is likely to extend.
The successful candidate will manage their own case load of planning enforcement cases with minimal supervision and have an ability to manage own time and prioritise work load.
·To own case load of Enforcement cases
·Maintain accurate enforcement records
·Correspond with all parties involved in each case
·To understand planning acts and legislation to ensure correct guidance
·Serving summons notices, stop notices and enforcement notices
·Preparing evidence for hearings
·Liaise with legal department and appear in hearings as expert witness
·Attending site visits
·Giving advice on planning matters
·Preparing reports for committee
·Investigating breaches in planning control and non-compliance
·Ensuring applications comply with Town and Country Planning Legislation and local planning policies
·Entering into negotiations with contraveners and agents with a positive approach
·Attending planning committee
·Work alongside Development Management to generate retrospective applications
·Have knowledge of Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE)
The ideal candidate will have a good knowledge of planning legislation relating to enforcement, a clear written and verbal communication skill set, experience with negotiating enforcement breaches, experience of site surveys and local hearings.
Due to the nature of the role the successful candidate will hold a relevant degree or diploma in Town and Country Planning or equivalent.
Rate up to £55p/h DOE / IR35 status not yet determined.
For more information please call Kevin O'Shea on 02393 876034 or email firstname.lastname@example.org