Planning Enforcement Officer
Harborough District Council’s vision is to work with communities in a vibrant, safe and prosperous district and to bring the best opportunities to all.
This is a full time post assisting the Planning Enforcement Team Leader in the delivery of an effective and efficient planning enforcement service.
Duties will include:
- Investigating breaches in planning legislation
- Process Appeals
- Managing and coordinating site visits
- Dealing with telephone enquiries from members of the public and elected Members
- Drafting witness statements
- Carrying out the Council’s duties in line with its Local Enforcement Plan
Successful candidates will have experience within a Local Planning Authority within a development management or planning enforcement role. Significant planning enforcement experience dealing with a range of complex cases is essential.
Furthermore you will have a thorough knowledge of UK planning legislation, enforcement procedures and have excellent communication skills.
You should have a degree in planning or a related subject. Chartered membership of the RTPI is desirable. A driving licence valid to drive in the UK and use of own vehicle during working hours is essential in order to carry out site visits across the district
The post includes generous annual leave, flexible working as well as essential car user allowance and access to the local government pension scheme.
Car User - Essential