Planning Officer / Local Authority / North West London

Recruiter
Penguin Recruitment
Location
South West London
Salary
£18.00 - £25.00 per hour
Posted
15 Feb 2017
Closes
15 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Planning Officer (G6-G9)

ASAP - initial 3 month contract

North West London Local Authority

£18.00 - £25.00 p/h

36 hours per week

Penguin are working with a North West London Local Authority who are looking to recruit a Planning Officer to start ASAP for 3 months initially to cover the extra workload coming into the Planning team.

The postholder will operate within a team dealing either with planning policy, planning enforcement or development control. Movement between teams as part of an agreed personal development programme may be possible. Working under supervision of a team leader/principal planner, the role encompasses all of the activities associated with the provision of a statutory planning service. This career graded post provides opportunities within three distinct areas reflecting service need and career progression.

Key duties;

-The processing of planning applications

-The provision of general planning advice

-The processing of planning appeals

-Development of planning policy and associated documents

-Investigation of breaches and recommendations in respect of planning control

-Continuing professional development in Town Planning

-Mentoring/guidance of more junior team members.

Job requirements;

-RTPI accredited degree and/or masters

-MRTPI (Desireable but not essential)

-Knowledge of current Town & Country planning, practise, procedures and legislation

-Ability to organise workload

-Ability to obtain, record and process information in a manner which is technically, factorally and grammatically accurate

-Ability to prepare accurate and detailed reports and to present information, verbally and in writing, in a manner which clearly demonstrates a thorough, structured, logical and orderly approach

-Experience in planning policy, planning enforcement or development management is essential

To apply

The Hiring Manager leading this recruitment is keen to meet with suitable Planning Officers immediately so please register your interest below by clicking 'apply'.

For more information on this role or other vacancies in the region please contact me on 01792 365 101 or

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Our client is based in North West London and so has good access via rail or car. Nearby stations include Harrow & Wealdstone, Kenton, Northwick Park and Harrow-on-the-Hill.

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