Trainee Officer / Planning Officer (Development Management)
An exciting opportunity has arisen in join the Development Management Team at the Borough Council. You will be either a Trainee Officer or Planning Officer responsible for dealing with pre-planning application enquiries, planning applications, enforcement cases and appeals. The team forms part of the Council’s Planning Service.
The successful candidate will either have a Royal Town Planning Institute accredited degree or be prepared to undertake, with the Council’s support, such a degree course.
If you do not have an RTPI accredited degree you will meet the entry requirements for RTPI accredited courses and as such you will be likely to have a degree or equivalent in Town and Country Planning or a closely related qualification.
You will be likely to have A levels in art and graphic design, or business studies, or economics, or English, or environmental studies, or geography, or history, or ICT, psychology, or politics. You will either be a Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute or be prepared to work towards the obtaining of such Membership
You will have
- excellent IT, report writing, presentation, interpersonal and negotiating skills;
- commitment/enthusiasm and ability to work to strict deadlines;
- a current valid driving licence and access to a vehicle that is available for work purposes.
For an informal discussion about the post please contact: Elaine Moulton, Development Management Team Manager on 01782 742429, or Guy Benson, Head of Planning on 01782 742440 .
This post will commence on Grade 6 to 8 (£20,138 to £28,485) per annum with progression beyond top of Grade 6 subject to achievement of RTPI accredited degree and Director’s approval, and beyond top of Grade 7 subject to securing of MRTPI status and Director’s approval.
Closing date: Thursday, 11th May 2017 Interview date: Tuesday, 16 May 2017
To apply, please click on the link which will direct you to our website. Please note that we do not accept CV applications.