Wirral Council

Planning Officer

Wirral, Merseyside
£28,785 to £31,371
16 Aug 2019
16 Sep 2019
Officer, Planner
Full Time
Contract Type

We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2020. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities.

Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place.

It is a fantastic place to live, work and visit.

We are an employer who supports, who is flexible but who demands the very best.

An opportunity has arisen to join the Development Management Team as a Planning Officer.  We are looking for a talented, self-motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the team. The successful applicant will be responsible for a varied caseload of applications and related matters, including preparing reports for Planning Committee and will be expected to manage their caseload of applications and pre-application enquiries to achieve quality planning outcomes and meeting national and local performance targets.

The successful applicant will have a relevant degree in town planning as well as some experience of working within Development Management and will deal with a full range of applications including (but not be limited to) a variety of residential and business schemes, advertisements, householder applications, changes of use and planning appeals.

This post offers an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking for a new challenge, career progression and who would want to work as part of a dynamic and friendly team to help meet the Borough's growth ambitions.

Closing Date: 16/09/19 

Interviews are planned for 26th September 2019

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Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

Applications can only be accepted through the Jobs page following registration.  Forms received via the postwill not be processed.

All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.

The job description and other supporting documents will not be accessible once the vacancy closing date has passed so if a copy is required you should download it now.

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