Planning Officer / Contract / Central London Local Authority

Penguin Recruitment
£25 - £30 per hour
18 Apr 2017
18 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Planning Officer - Planning & Development team

Central London Local Authority

6 month contract (initially)

£25.00 - £30.00 p/h

Penguin are working with a central London Local Authority who are looking to recruit a capable Planning Officer to start ASAP for 6 months initially to work in a busy London planning team on a range of interesting applications.

The purpose of this post is to assist in providing a high quality, customer-focused planning service by dealing efficiently and effectively with planning applications and planning inquiries and by making a positive contribution toward the achievement of high performance and cost effective service.

You will deal with a range of planning applications including; shopfront, householder, crossover, advert and lawful development applications, beginning with adverts, simple householder extensions and Lawful Development Certificates for proposed development, plus minor changes of use and conversions, listed building consent accompanying planning applications, and cases within conservation areas.

You will also work on larger and more complex changes of use and modest new build schemes, plus negotiation of all potential types of S106 agreements, including financial contributions.

Job requirements;

-RTPI accredited degree and/or masters

-Experience of providing planning advice to senior officers, developers and the public.

-Experience of processing applications including shopfronts, simple householder, crossover, advert and all types CLUPD, plus minor changes of use, LBC accompanying planning applications, cases in conservation areas and CLUED

-Experience of dealing with written representation appeals

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 South London and so has good access via rail or car. Nearby stations include Brixton, Loughborough Junction, Clapham North & Hearne Hill.