Senior Planning Enforcement Officer

Posted 12 September 2023
Salary £45 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration3 Months
Discipline Rail
Contact NameCameron DeWit

Job description

Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in the South West in their search for a Senior Planning Enforcement Officer. This will be offered on a 3-month rolling contract.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team to provide a highly effective, high quality and efficient Planning Enforcement service which investigates breaches of planning control, taking swift and decisive action where it is expedient to do so.

We are looking for a very experienced enforcement officer, who could undertake Planning contravention notices (PCN's), draft and issue Enforcement Notices.

·You will play a fundamental role in serving a variety of enforcement notices, drafting witness statements for inquiries, and negotiating for retrospective planning permission.

·You will be responsible for investigating and managing a caseload of planning enforcement cases, from small-scale breaches to large/complex cases which may require you to represent at planning appeals.

The successful candidate will have previous Planning Enforcement experience within a UK local authority; will have excellent communication skills and should feel comfortable working independently and in a team with support from Development Management and Legal Officers within the authority.

The hiring manager is looking for someone who can start as soon as possible.

Carrington West Pay Rate - £45p/h
Job Ref - 45652

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.