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Principal Planning Officer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £45 - 50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Cameron de Wit

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876014

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in Yorkshire in the search for a Principal Planning Officer to join their Development Management team on an initial 4 month contract (Extensions likely).

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated planning professional who can demonstrate the qualities to hit the ground running a successfully deal with an interesting and varied caseload of planning applications, with the main focus being on Major Applications (10-20 Houses) and complex minors.
To apply for this role, it is essential that you have worked as a development management case officer (Ideally 5-10 years experience) in a local authority planning department or at an equivalent level in a private practice. The successful candidate must demonstrate good technical knowledge and understanding of relevant planning legislation and national guidance. Experience of working in a rural area would also be desirable and being MRTPI will be looked upon favourably though is not necessary. It would be beneficial to hold a Post-graduate degree in planning, regeneration or a related discipline.

Carrington West Pay Rate - £45 to £50per/hour (DOE)
Job Ref - 34072

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.