Principal Planning Officer

Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Up to £40,347 per annum
19 Apr 2017
05 May 2017
Manager, Officer, Planner
Full Time
Contract Type

Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet BA4 5BT

Principal Planning Officer

Up to £40,347 per annum

If quality of life is important to you, then living and working in Mendip is hard to beat.  It has stunning countryside, lively market towns such as historic Frome and Glastonbury, together with the vibrant and historic city of Wells.  If a faster pace of life is your preference then the cities of Bath and Bristol are on the doorstep.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a qualified planner who has operated at a senior level in a local authority planning environment and is a member of the RTPI to deal with major development proposals and support the Group Manager – Planning and Growth Services with the management and delivery of a customer focused planning service.

You will need to demonstrate significant experience of working on major development proposals, an extensive knowledge of planning policy, legislation and procedure, and an ability to manage individual and team performance to achieve continuous improvements to service delivery.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Ian Bowen on (01749) 341506.

Further details and an application pack can be obtained from our web site ( or by telephoning (0300) 303 8588.

Closing date for applications is Friday, 5 May 2017