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Senior Planning Enforcement Officer

  • Location:

    Central Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £55 - 60 per hour

  • Contact:

    Liam Shea

  • Contact email:

    liam.shea@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    02393876079

  • Job ref:

    JO0000029635

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    27/01/2022

  • Startdate:

    11/11/2021

Senior Planning Enforcement Officer
Milton Keynes
£55-£60 Inside IR35
Do you want to work for a highly motivated local authority planning team who consistently delivers a high level of service?
 
You will be mainly working from home, with the exception of site visits and key meetings. The office location can be discussed upon application to the role.
 
This newly created role is because of an increase in workload due to continued development in the local area. The local authority is looking to bring in an experienced planner that can hit the ground running with minimal supervision.
You will be required to work both individually and as part of a team to continue the high level of service that the local authority operate to currently. You will be managing a mixed caseload of applications so must be comfortable with this variety.
 
To be successful in this position you MUST BE:
·Access to your own vehicle or a valid UK driving license (for travel to and from the office and for site visits)
·Be comfortable working from home and using Microsoft Teams/Zoom.
·Please note this role would suit an experienced planning officer looking to make the step up to senior planning officer OR a senior planning officer looking for more responsibility.
Role & Responsibilities:
·To ensure the efficient, thorough and customer focused investigation and handling of a caseload of delegated and committee enforcement cases the statutory processes.
·Ensure cases for enforcement appeals are presented in a timely and professional manner through preparation of written evidence, and, where appropriate, represent the council as an expert witness at public inquiries or act as advocate for the council's case at hearings.
·Working as part of a team to ensure all targets and deadlines are met.
On offer is an hourly rate of up to £60p/h depending on experience.
 
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 Liam Shea on 02393876079
Job reference - 30349
 
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.