Senior Planning Officer
Senior Planning Officer
Up to £38,000
plus essential car user allowance and generous leave entitlement
Hart has recently been crowned the best place to live for the fifth time in the last six years in terms of quality of life and is the least deprived district in England. The Council is committed to making a positive contribution to the lives of all our residents and to ensuring that a decent quality of life is extended to everyone in Hart. We do this by delivering continuous improvement and innovation in the way we deliver the services that matter most to our residents.
The Council holds a set of values at its core; to be helpful, approachable, responsive, and to take ownership of issues as and when they arise; to see them through to the right conclusion for our residents wherever possible.
We are looking for an exceptional Planning Professional to be involved in a broad variety of planning matters including challenging and complex cases. We want an enthusiastic and motivated officer and we place great emphasis on your attitude and behaviours. The final salary will depend upon your experience and qualifications however irrespective of your current level, you will be joining a service where there are excellent opportunities for expanding the role and progressing your career.
Reporting to the Planning Manager you will need to be an excellent communicator; self-motivated; highly organized and possess strong investigatory skills. Focused on getting results, you will have a proactive and flexible approach to problem solving and sound judgement. You will also have a strong focus on customer care.
Hart District Council offers a competitive salary, flexible working arrangements and a pleasant working environment at the Civic Offices. Further benefits are detailed in the application pack.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Emma Whittaker, Planning Manager on 01252 774115.
The closing date for completed applications is 18th March. Interviews for successful candidates will take place on week commencing 26th March.
If you are interested in applying for this post, further information and how to apply can be found on the Hampshire Recruitment Portal www.hampshirejobs.org.uk. Please note that the portal uses an electronic form for the application but there is the facility to attach additional documentation to support your application. If you have any difficulties accessing the application form or require alternative formats due to any additional needs please contact our Business Support Team on 01252 774421.