Principal Planning Officer (Development Management)

Godalming, Surrey
£41,341 to £45,602 per annum + Essential car user allowance of £1,239 per annum
11 Jul 2019
29 Jul 2019
Manager, Planner
Full Time
Contract Type

Principal Planning Officer (Development Management) – up to two year contract

Salary range - £41,341 to £45,602 per annum

+ Essential car user allowance of £1,239 per annum.

Godalming, South West Surrey


You will have access to a range of benefits including:

  • Generous annual and flexi leave allowance with Christmas office closure. 
  • The opportunity to buy up to 10 additional days’ annual leave.
  • Enrolment to our discount scheme for local leisure centres.
  • Generous pension scheme

Are you looking for a career move to a high performing local authority where you can influence development proposals in one of the most desirable locations in the country?

Are you able to demonstrate a high level of competence in dealing with a range of complex planning issues, including planning legislation and national policy?

Do you have conflict resolution and mediation skills?

This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant, high performing planning team. Due to unprecedented development pressure in the pipeline across the Borough, we have secured the funding to be able to advertise for a new Principal Planner. As a member of the RTPI, you will have the opportunity to work on a rewarding range of complex planning applications in some of the most beautiful parts of the South East of England.

We offer a very supportive working environment and will invest in your ongoing professional development.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Beth Howland-Smith, Development Manager – Planning Services, on 01483 523114 or Kathryn Pearson, Area Team Leader, on 01483 523114.

This is a full time role.  However, all applications will be considered. 

We do not accept CVs without a completed application form. Strictly no agencies please.

Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Monday 29 July 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 7 August 2019

Please note we do not accept applications after the time given on the advert.

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