I am currently looking for an experienced qualified Planning Officer to work for the local council for maternity cover.
You will be managing a workload of planning and related applications, present applications to the Planning Committee, defend the Council`s decisions on appeal, provide professional advice on pre-application proposals, and to give general planning advice to members of the public.
This busy and varied role will consist of all the below tasks and responsibilities:
Provide pre-application advice on development proposals, in accordance with national
planning guidance and development plan policies.
Manage a workload of applications, including consultation, amendment, preparation of
report and recommendation to service quality standards and time scales.
Prepare and present Council`s case on appeals on planning and related matters to meet
Planning Inspectorate standards and timescales.
Respond to general queries on planning and related matters within team from all media
including telephone, letter, email and personal contacts to achieve service quality standards
and time scales.
Present professional advice at Planning Committee meetings, Area Development Forums
and other Council meetings or stakeholder meetings as required.
Liaison with other service and corporate teams in support of delivery of high quality
development management service.
Promote a good working relationship with councillors.
Manage a more complex caseload of pre-application enquiries and applications.
Supervise planning technician and/or junior planning officers in a team, including coaching,
mentoring, monitoring and appraising team members.
Deputise as required for Principal Planning Officer or Development Managers.
If you have the desired qualifications and experience please apply online or contact Sekai today!