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Planning Officer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £30 - 35 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Rose

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876022

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


This Merseyside Local Planning Authority are currently looking for an experienced Planning Officer for an initial 3-month contract.
The successful candidate needs to have recent experience within a LPA dealing with a mixed case load of planning applications, mostly comprising of Householder and Minor apps. You will be expected to hit the ground running with minimal supervision.
Duties include:
·Processing of planning applications and associated planning matters, including pre-application advice, to meet both national and local performance indicators, and including the negotiation of added value, to deliver sustainable, well designed and quality development to the social, economic and environmental benefit of the area
·Technical work involved in the processing of applications, appeals, tree preservation orders, etc, including the checking of planning applications and fees and householder questionnaires.
·Preparation of recommendations, including both delegated and Planning Committee reports
·Discharging of Conditions of both own applications and others as appropriate
The pay rate on offer is between £30-£35 p/h. Inside IR35.
You will be expected to carry out site visits once per week or per fortnight. Therefore you will need to hold a Full UK Driving license and have access to a vehicle to carry these out.
Please call Ben Rose on 02393 876022 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email myself or our planning team if you are short of time to chat: