Planning Officer - DM - Buckinghamshire - 6 Months

We are looking for a temporary contractor to fill a planning officer position in the Minors Team, Development Management at a local authority in Buckinghamshire starting in the next couple of weeks for a 6 months contract.

The position is office based although we can negotiate around a 4 day 37 hour week/ or 1-2 day per week remote working.  The position will be to process a range of minor applications predominantly rural and market towns and requires use of a car to access sites.  We have a free Council car park for parking.  The case load involves new applications, not backlog work, and covers Green Belt and AONB areas, Conservation and Listed Buildings.  The work is primarily small scale housing schemes in and on the edge of villages, farm related proposals and a limited range of small scale commercial. 

Officers validate their own applications and process them through to determination. 

We are looking for a planner with experience of rural development management and who can hit the ground running.  In exchange we can offer a very attractive office location in the town centre and free car parking and some flexibility in the working week.

If you like the sound of this position and think you are a good fit for the role, please get in touch via email ( or on 0161 413 7290 and ask for myself, Alex Lyon.