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Planning Officer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Kevin O'shea

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 034

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Do you want to work for a highly motivated local authority planning team who consistently delivers a high level of service?
You will be working from home but will be required to attend the office when necessary and to carry out site visits. The office location can be discussed upon application to the role.
Role and Responsibility
Applying their professional judgement, skill and experience to lead, deliver and be responsible for a case load of planning and other related applications.  The process includes public consultation on the proposals, the identification of all relevant issues and the consideration, negotiation, assessment and resolution of issues and the preparation of a recommendation for the decision to be made.  Deal with all other planning application related workload including pre-application submissions, appeals, dealing with conditions, legal obligation agreements and third party involvement in the development management process.
You will be responsible for a case load of minor and other planning and related applications and pre-application submissions. For developmental purposes postholders can request to support the delivery of major application cases (including appeals).  Whilst generally assigned to a team area, they can be required to cover work across the district. Planning Officers will proactively manage their case load and will be looking to identify solutions to problems that arise.  Planning Officers will generally deal with appeals that are to be determined through the written reps procedure.
On offer is an hourly rate of up to £20p/h. For an initial duration of 3 months.
This role will move quickly and is unique opportunity to join a growing local authority.

To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV then call Kevin O'Shea on 02393876034.
If you are a Town Planner who is interested in job opportunities, but this role is not of interest, please still apply then we can consider you for other positions.