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Planning Support Officer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Cameron de Wit

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876014

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in East Anglia in the search for a Planning Support Officer for an initial 3-month contract (Then rolling). The post will be offered on a fully remote basis.

The successful candidate must have experience of working within a planning admin team.

Experience and skills:

  • Previous experience of providing Admin support to a Development Management Team
  • Experience of Validating Planning Applications
  • Experience of using Uniform Software
  • Good Customer Service skills

Activities will include:
Development Management

  • Registration of Planning applications (Postal/ Planning Portal/ electronic)
  • Assessing  valid/ invalid applications
  • Admin processing of consultation responses/ letters of representation
  • Supporting Planning Committee process (issuing letters/ uploading reports etc)
  • Admin process to support appeals
  • Dealing with customer enquires
  • Electronic document indexing
  • Preparation and submission of statistical returns
  • Retrieval of files

Building Control

  • Registering applications
  • Registering & Validating Initial Notices
  • Making appointments for Inspections
  • Dealing with payments and invoicing

Street Naming & Numbering

  • Dealing with applications for new/changes to properties and street names

Carrington West Pay Rate - Flexible (DOE)
Job Ref - 26172

Please call Cameron de Wit on 02393 876014 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email the below to highlight your interest:

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.