Principal Planner (Development Management)

Harrogate, North Yorkshire
£30,480 - £33,106 pro rata
14 Mar 2017
28 Mar 2017
Part Time
Contract Type



Principal Planner (Development Management) Post Number: TD104 Grade: POA Salary: £30,480 - £33,106 pro rata Hours: 18.5 per week (Job Share)

Harrogate is one of the largest shire districts in England, recognised for its quality urban and rural environment. Development pressures are challenging and expectations are high.

We are seeking an experienced and performance orientated planner who relishes the challenge of applying their planning knowledge to the determination of large planning applications. You will require excellent organisational, negotiation and communication skills.

You will have a degree level qualification in Planning recognised by the RTPI. A full driving licence is essential.

The successful candidate will be joining us at a very exciting and challenging time as we work towards Publication of the District’s Local Plan. 2017 will also see us moving to a new, purpose built office and civic centre in Harrogate town.  As well as the opportunity to join our friendly and dedicated team there are other benefits of working here including flexible and agile working, the use of pool cars, leisure facility discounts and the option to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.  You can find out more here.

For an informal discussion, please call John Worthington, Principal Development Control Manager 01423 500600 (ext 56948) or Stuart Mills (ext 56522)

Closing date for Application: 28 March 2017

Interviews to be held on: TBC

To apply, please visit Please call 01423 500600 and ask for the HR Support Team if you need further assistance.

Please note that Harrogate Borough Council do require all applicants to complete the Council’s application form and will not accept CVs.