Elmbridge Borough Council

Planning Policy Officer

Esher, Surrey
£27,024 - £38,029 pa
12 Nov 2018
09 Dec 2018
Officer, Planner
Full Time
Contract Type

Planning Policy Officer

Salary: £27,024 - £38,029 pa

Contract: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full Time 36 hours per week.


Is it time you started looking for your next challenge? Or maybe the time has come for you to work in a more flexible way? Maybe you would like both – challenge and flexibility? If so, we have the opportunity for you.

You will be working in Elmbridge, a vibrant and progressive Borough Council located between the River Thames and the M25.

We have,

  • thriving town centres and communities
  • areas of Green Belt land
  • and excellent links to both Central London and Surrey.

All of which attracts a great deal of investment and development and makes it an exciting place to be a planner.

Enthusiasm and energy

To meet our challenge of delivering our Local Plan, you will be involved in our Site Allocations programme and developing policies that will shape Elmbridge and its future. This is an exciting time to join our expanding Planning Policy Team, we need your enthusiasm, energy and drive.

You may be an experienced Policy Planner or Planning Officer who is ready for a new challenge - either way you should contact us to find out how we can support your career progression.

 Flexibility and development

  • We can offer flexible working, compressed hours or working from home.
  • You can grow at Elmbridge through our bespoke learning and development and talent management programme.
  • In addition to a generous annual leave allowance, you will also be offered leave for dependency, maternity and paternity support.
  • Not forgetting our excellent pension and discounts with various local organisations and free staff parking.

If all of this sounds interesting and makes you think you want to know more, please contact Rachael Thorold, Deputy Planning Policy Manager on 01372 474843 and she will talk you through the roles in more detail and answer any questions you have.

For further information please click 'Apply'.

Good luck!

Closing Date: 9th December 2018

Interview Date: To be advised

Equal Opportunities

Elmbridge Borough Council - Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please note that we do not accept CVs. We only accept online applications.

To apply use the "Apply Online" button below, which will take you to our Applicant Tracking System ('ATS') where, once you have applied, you can log on to your online account at any time to view the status of any of your applications. By using ATS, you can track the progress of your application(s), receive communications by email, select your own interview time online and see whether you have been made a conditional offer.

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