Planning Assistant

Beech Hurst, Andover
£20,074 - £24,355 per annum
20 Apr 2017
14 May 2017
Assistant, Planner
Full Time
Contract Type

37 Hours per week
Service: Planning and Building

We are looking for two new team members to work as part of our Southern Area Development Management Team in Andover.   

With a positive attitude to development you will be joining a busy working environment and will be helping us to make a positive contribution to maintaining and enhancing the unique character and environment of Test Valley. 

As a Planning Assistant you will be responsible for carrying out the Council’s statutory development management responsibilities within the Borough.  This post will have a wide range of responsibilities including dealing with a range of different types of planning applications and appeals, and providing advice to the public and developers. It would be ideal for those looking to start their career in planning.

You will be a good communicator and enjoy working as part of a team, have excellent customer care skills, enthusiasm and an interest in the natural and built environment. You should be educated to degree level or equivalent. Support and training will be provided to develop into the role and training can also be accommodated to gain a Town Planning qualification.

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For more information and to apply for this role please click the 'Apply' button and search using TVBC20819.  Please note, paper application forms and CVs will not be accepted.

Contact details for an informal discussion: - Jason Owen, Development Manager on 01264 368173 or Rachel Illsley, Principal Planning Officer on 01264 368703

Closing Date: 14 May 2017

Interview Date:  TBC