Lead Planning Officer

Location
Cumbria
Salary
£36,937 to 37,858
Posted
21 Feb 2017
Closes
29 Mar 2017
Function
Manager, Officer
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Lead Planning Officer
Cumbria County Council
£36,937 to 37,858

We are seeking an experienced Planning Professional to lead our Development Control team.

You’ll have the freedom to manage your new team and oversee planning applications, enforcement cases and our development plans. You will also lead on a small caseload of more challenging applications. With the future of the service assured, it is a fantastic time to join the service, as we are also now at the final stages of adopting our Minerals and Waste Local Plan.

You will be highly motivated with experience across the spectrum of planning, an excellent communicator with the ability to organise workloads and a strong team player.

Cumbria County Council is a modern flexible employer, where we strive to make a positive difference to the people and communities we serve.  We are proud to serve one of the most beautiful areas in the UK. Cumbria is known for its quality of life, and as a place to live, Cumbria takes some beating, we have great transport links, affordable housing, excellent schools and both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales national parks.

For more information please see the attached Job Specification.

The post comes with an excellent benefits package, and is based in our Kendal office,. Should you require any further information please contact Phil Greenup at Philip.greenup@cumbria.gov.uk, 07974327372, or visit www.cumbria.gov.uk/jobs