Gedling is an attractive place to live and work, and the Council offices are situated in an award-winning park within easy reach of Nottingham City Centre and rural Nottinghamshire.
We are seeking a fully qualified Planning Officer to investigate breaches of planning and related legislation.
The successful candidate will have a sound knowledge of planning law and best practice in relation to planning enforcement, be resilient under pressure, have excellent written and verbal communication skills and highly developed negotiation skills.
In addition to planning enforcement work, opportunities will also be available for the successful candidate to gain experience of managing a small caseload of planning applications and general planning enquiries.
This is a great opportunity to work within a small friendly planning service and make a real difference.
A casual user car allowance attaches to the post giving access to free onsite parking and you will have access to the Local Government Pension scheme.
Gedling Borough Council embraces flexible ways of working to ensure that we can attract the best talent and get the most from our employees so we are happy to discuss your options, should you wish to apply for a job with us.
As an employee at Gedling you can expect:
• Attractive salary
• Free onsite car parking
• Friendly working environment
• Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
• 26 days annual holiday, plus Bank Holidays
• Staff benefits scheme including subsidised membership to leisure/fitness centres
• Gedling lifestyle (discounted scheme to save money at a variety of shops)
For an informal discussion about this role and the opportunities that it offers, please contact the Principal Planning Officer – Development Services, Kevin Cartwright on 0115 9013726