Planning Enforcement Officer

Teignbridge, Devon
£18,426 - £26,999 per annum/ pro-rata
06 Aug 2019
01 Sep 2019
Officer, Planner
Enforcement, Planning
Contract Type

What it's like to work here: With its diverse mix of coast, countryside, seaside resorts, market towns, villages and moorland, Teignbridge is a great place to work and live.

For this role: You will be mostly office based with some business travel to undertake site inspections, however there may be scope to work in a more agile manner in the future. The role is currently based at Forde House in Newton Abbot.

What you'll be doing: Investigating and monitoring development activity as part of the Enforcement Team, working at the heart of the Development Management Team to deliver Great Places to Live and Work.

Who we're looking for: Someone who is adaptable and a quick learner with a positive attitude to change and the enthusiasm and the motivation to be successful, detail conscious and helpful. You will have good communication, problem solving and creative thinking skills and be able to work as part of a team.

To be successful in this role you will need awareness of Town and Country Planning Legislation and either relevant experience or qualifications.

We value our staff and offer an excellent working environment, employee
rewards and benefits include;

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Generous annual leave
  • Family friendly leave, pay and working arrangements
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Discounted gym membership at Teignbridge District Council Leisure Centres
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Career development through professional learning and development

As an Investors in People Silver Award holder and a Disability Confident Employer, we value diversity and celebrate individuality across our workforce. We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service provision and are only interested in your ability to do the job.

Data protection - The organisation processes information about an individual's criminal convictions in accordance with its data protection policy / policy on processing special categories of personal data. In particular, data collected during recruitment is held securely and accessed by, and disclosed to, individuals only for the purposes of completing the recruitment process as per the General Data Protection Regulation.

The organisation is also committed to going through the proper DBS channels to establish whether or not an individual has a criminal record. The organisation will not require job applicants or existing employees to use their subject access rights under data protection provisions to provide criminal record details.

All information is processed in line with the General Data Protection Regulation.

Safeguarding Commitment - Teignbridge District Council will comply with its legal obligations in relation to recruiting people to work with children/vulnerable adults.

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification to inform your application and supporting statement.

Permanent Full-Time Role, part time considered

Closing Date: Sunday 1st September 2019

Interview Date: Wednesday 11th & Thursday 12th September 2019

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