Area Planning Officer

£20,472 – £34,743 per annum
17 May 2019
05 Jun 2019
Officer, Planner
Other, Planning
Full Time

Rushcliffe Borough Council are looking for an Area Planning Officer to join their team in Nottinghamshire.

Job Title: Area Planning Officer

Salary: £20,472 – £34,743 per annum
Location: Nottinghamshire

Job Type: This post is subject to a Competency Framework, 37 hours per week

The Borough of Rushcliffe is located to the south of the city of Nottingham with easy access to neighbouring cities of Leicester and Derby.  Much of the Borough is rural in character with the main settlement of West Bridgford sitting alongside the River Trent and smaller towns and villages dispersed throughout the area, several of which are the focus for growth.  The Borough is experiencing high levels of growth and significant interest in housing development with a requirement to deliver 13150 new homes by 2028.

We are an award winning and innovative council with a reputation for delivering high quality value for money services and exceeding our residents’ expectations.  Rushcliffe is a great place for sport and home to a number of facilities such as Nottingham Forest football ground, Trent Bridge Cricket ground and Holme Pierrepont water sports centre.         

Area Planning Officer - The Role:

The Planning and Growth team deals with a range of development proposals and there is continued interest from developers in schemes for major development within the Borough. We are seeking an exceptional candidate to meet these challenges, with a focus on delivering economic growth and excellent customer service, and offer an opportunity for involvement in a wide variety of development proposals and to develop your experience and skills further.

This post is on a competency framework and appointment at an appropriate level on the competency framework would be dependent on level of experience.

Area Planning Officer - Our package includes:

- Working in a new purpose-built offices and reduced membership of the onsite leisure centre  

- Free car parking

- Varied working hours and remote-working opportunities

- An opportunity to further your career with a high performing forward looking Authority with training to support CPD and personal development

- Local Government pension scheme

- Payment of relevant professional subscriptions (RTPI etc).

Rushcliffe Borough Council supports flexible and part-time working in line with the needs of the public that we serve and the business needs of the Council. We believe that embracing flexibility is a smart way of working and ensures we can find and support the mix of talent and experience we need.  We can’t promise, but we are open to a chat about flexible working when you apply for a job with us.

If you feel you have the qualities outlined in the above post then press 'apply' today!

You can obtain further details and apply online by visiting our web site at

Please note CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing Date:  5th June 2019 12 noon

Interviews: Week Commencing 10 June 2019

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