Planning Officer

KPI Recruiting
£31000 - £36000/annum
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client require a Planning Officer to carry out a full range of Development Management functions and/or contribute to the production, implementation, monitoring and review of their local plan.

Main responsibilities:

- To use all resources (both time and financial) allocated to specific projects and areas of work effectively and efficiently in accordance with Service objectives and the Team`s work programme.
- The assessing and processing of all types and scale of planning applications and applications for consent to display advertisements and demolish/alter Listed Buildings/Trees etc including: the carrying out of all necessary consultations and negotiations; the preparation of recommendations and reports; and attendance at Committee meetings as required.
- The pursuance of enforcement action in conjunction with the enforcement team in relation to unauthorised development and non-compliance with planning conditions.
- Dealing with appeals against planning decisions, including the preparation of the Council`s case and the presenting of evidence at Public Inquiries and hearings, where appropriate.
- Responding to development enquiries from within and outside the Council, including the provision of advice to the Land and Development Manager in respect of the Council`s land holdings.


- A degree/diploma or equivalent experience in Town Planning.  The resultant qualification must be RTPI recognised
- Evidence of allied skills (e.g. urban design, DC policy work, local planning)
- Relevant experience in a planning office dealing with planning applications
- Experience of processing planning applications of all type and scale including major applications
- Experience of dealing with planning appeals