Principal Planning Officer

Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex
Up to £36,686 per annum + car allowance. Starting salary dependent on qualifications and experience
19 May 2017
29 May 2017
Contract Type

We are an ambitious Council, located in the heart of ‘1066 Country’ in South East England. As part of a review of staffing for a time of planned growth in the main towns and key villages of the district we are recruiting two experienced, motivated and qualified professionals to join our Strategy and Planning Service on permanent contracts.

With experience at a senior level or above dealing with planning applications and/or policy work and with the ability to negotiate, communicate and prepare high quality reports, the successful applicant for the post will contribute primarily to the Development Management Team. You will deal with a range of work in urban situations and within the rural area, the majority of which is within the High Weald AONB.

We are willing to consider a range of flexible working patterns. Applicants are invited to indicate their preferred working pattern as part of their application and would be welcome to contact us to discuss the options that are available.

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact Richard Wilson, Development Manager – Strategy and Planning on: (01424) 787616 or via email:

The job description and application form are available to download from our website. Should you have any difficulty accessing our website, please contact the Corporate and Human Resources Service: telephone (01424) 787704.

Any queries and applications returned electronically should be emailed to:

Closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on: Monday 29th May 2017

 Interviews to be held on: Monday 5th June 2017