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Somerset - Planning Officer

Employer
Oyster Partnership
Location
Somerset
Salary
Rate dependent on experience
Closing date
17 Jan 2021

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Hours
Full Time
Discipline
Development Control
Function
Planner
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 remote working with site visits needed once every fortnight. They would be looking for the candidate to start immediately, most likely the first week of January. The role would be working on a mixed caseload of smaller applications on a three month initial contract with the view to an extension beyond that.

Duties will include: 

  • Overseeing a mixed caseload of minor and householder 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.

Candidate’s Required Experience:

  • Several years’ of experience within Local Authorities.
  • MRTPI would be beneficial.
  • Previous experience of dealing with householder and complex minor applications.

Working Arrangements:

  • Rate would be dependent on the experience of the candidate
  • IR35 status undetermined
  • Immediate start
  • Remote working available

If you feel your skills and experience would be suited to this role, please call 020 7766 9075 and ask for James

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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