Planning Officer

My client, a local authority based in West Yorkshire are looking for a Planning Officer to join their Development Management team. You will be joining an expanding team with a variety of different projects in the borough, and you will be given the chance to work with some exciting new developments.


You will be joining as a Planning Officer in a growing team who are looking to expand their staffing levels by adding new members of staff to handle householder and minor applications.


Duties for the Planning Officer role will be:

  • Use knowledge of planning legislation to provide pre-application advice and clear guidance to applicants and agents with the submission of planning applications
  • The processing of planning and related applications, including giving advice on their submission
  • Conduct site visits
  • Provide any information relating to land and property to professionals such as solicitors, conveyancers and planning agents and members of the public.
  • Provide statistical and performance information, letters and reports in connection with the planning application process
  • Representing the council at committee when required


To be succesSful for the Planning Officer jobs, you will have previous experience handling planning applications and be able to demonstrate a competent working knowledge at interview.


The client will be looking to pay between £25-30 per hour for the successful Planning Officer applicants and would be looking for candidates to start as soon as possible. Ackerman Pierce will guarantee you weekly payment, as well as a personal consultant that you will be able to meet and work with. Please contact Ollie Melton if you have any questions regarding Town Planning jobs nationwide!

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