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Senior Planning Enforcement Officer

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Senior Planning Enforcement Officer

  • Location:

    Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £30 - 40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Rose

  • Contact email:

    ben.rose@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876022

  • Job ref:

    JO0000023308

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-30

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in Hampshire with their search for a Senior Planning Enforcement Officer to join their Planning Department on initial 3-month Contract.
 
The main duties of the role are as follows:

·To investigate alleged breaches of planning control in line with relevant Town Planning Acts, legislation and Government guidance, and the Council's own policies and procedures.
·To keep complainants, offenders, Councillors and other involved parties fully up to date at important stages of the planning enforcement process.
·To negotiate with those responsible for breaches of planning control to achieve a satisfactory resolution, where possible.
·To obtain relevant authorisation and serve statutory notices when necessary.
·To prepare and present evidence in relation to enforcement appeals.
·To prepare witness statements and proceed with prosecution when necessary.  
·Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation and to take a proactive approach to regarding relevant changes in legislation whilst carrying out duties.
·Provide advice and guidance in response to planning best practice, procedure or policy within the legal/organisational policy framework.
 
It would be beneficial, although not mandatory, to hold a RTPI accredited Planning Degree or equivalent Planning qualification and/or have considerable experience in a similar position; and also hold a licentiate membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute.
 
Carrington West Pay Rate - £30-£40 per hour
 
Job Ref - 23308
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:
ben.rose@carringtonwest.com
planning@carringtonwest.com

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.