Planning Officer

Posted 17 May 2024
Salary £40 - 45 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration3 Months
Discipline Town Planning
Contact NameNatalie Swaine

Job description

Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in The Midlands in their search for a Planning Officer to join their Development Management team. This will be offered on a 3-month initial contract (Extensions likely); you will be responsible to deal with a mixed caseload with site visits expected once a fortnight. See the following:
Duties to be undertaken would include but are not limited to:
·Minor to Major applications up to 30 dwellings
·Backlog applications
·Compile delegated reports to be signed by the Planning Development Manager
·Compile committee reports and present to the Planning Committee
·Undertake associated work for new planning applications
·Correspond with members of the public and stakeholders
Person specification would need to include at least the following:
·Must be competent in dealing with a range of applications from Householders to Major Housing/Rural expansions
·At least 3 years post qualification of an RTPI accredited qualification
·Must be fully competent in the use of IDOX Uniform, Electronic Document Management System and Microsoft Office
We are looking for a qualified Town Planner with recent local authority planning experience and the ability to hit the ground running in picking up their own caseload.
If you are interested, or would like further information on the opportunity, please contact me on the details provided below.
Carrington West Pay Rate - £40p/h (DOE)
Job Ref - 50935
Please call Cameron de Wit on 02393 876014 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email myself or our planning team if you are short of time to chat:
Carrington West's dedicated Town Planning Recruitment Team supply clients UK wide on both a permanent and contract basis and all levels of seniority. If this role is too senior, too junior or in a location that is unsuitable, but you are keen on options, please still feel free to apply and we can discuss other, often unadvertised roles with you.