Senior Planning Officer

Matlock, Derbyshire
Grade 9 SCP 43-36 £28,485 - £31,601 per annum
19 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Derbyshire Dales is one of the most beautiful Districts in the Country, combining spectacular countryside with easy access to Derby, Nottingham, Sheffield and Manchester.  However, we are not a sleepy backwater and we are currently experiencing unprecedented growth, particularly in housing development.  An opportunity has arisen to work in this exciting environment as part of a team of planning officers delivering the aspirations of our emerging Local Plan. You will be an experienced and confident Planner with a proven track record of delivering high quality development, whilst being able to maximise the benefits resulting from new development for existing and future residents of the District.

The successful candidate must be well organised and self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure. You must have excellent communication and negotiation skills and the ability to ensure our team delivers a high quality service to our customers.  We would expect the successful candidate to have had at least 3 years’ Development Management experience and to be able to demonstrate excellent Planning judgement.

In return we can offer you the opportunity to further develop your career within an excellent authority, with the benefits of car user allowance, flexitime and professional development opportunities.

For further information please contact Jon Bradbury, Development Manager on 01629 761331; or email

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