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Planning Officer - Somerset

Employer
Oyster Partnership
Location
Somerset
Salary
Rates are Negotiable
Closing date
1 Nov 2020

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Hours
Full Time
Discipline
Development Control
Function
Consultant
Sector
Local Authority
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Job Details

I am working with an authority in Somerset who are looking for a Planning Officer, they can offer several days of flexible working. They would be looking for the candidate to start immediately. The role would be working on a mixed caseload of smaller rural and urban applications on a three month rolling contract. 

Duties will include: 

  • Overseeing a mixed caseload of applications.
  • Provision of paid pre-application advice to developers, architects and external consultants.
  • Co-ordinate and independently carry out site visits and prepare detailed reports.
  • Negotiate finalise and discharge conditions.
  • Change of use applications.
  • Advise Planning Enforcement teams about retrospective planning approval and variation to conditions.
  • Mentor junior members of staff.

Candidate's Required Experience:

  • Several years' of experience within Local Authorities.
  • MRTPI would be beneficial.
  • Previous experience of a large scale residential and commercial applications.
  • Private Sector experience is considered.
  • Ability to drive and access to own car. 

Working Arrangements:

  • Rate would be around £25-£35 per hour.
  • Role to more than likely be inside IR35. 
  • Immediate start
  • A compressed working week and remote working is available.

If you feel your skills and experience would be suited to this role, please call 020 7766 9000 and ask for Alex.

Company

The Town Planning Team at Oyster Partnership are specialists in both the interim and permanent markets across the public and private sectors.

Our public sector team covers all levels of interim vacancies from Assistant level to Heads of Service across the UK in development management, policy, enforcement, economic development, conservation and urban design.

Our private sector team works with some of the biggest names in Property across the UK from Graduate to Director level. We recruit into consultancies, house builders, commercial developers, renewable energy companies, and waste management companies.

We strive to achieve results for client and candidates by building strong relationships through a friendly consultative service that has helped us become the award winning firm we are today.

Contact Us
  • St Albans House
  • 57-59 Haymarket
  • London
  • SW1Y 4QX
  • United Kingdom
  • 020 7766 9000
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