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Senior Planning Officer

Park Avenue Recruitment
Somerset, England / Cornwall, England / Devon, England
£30 - £35 per hour + negotiable
Closing date
21 Feb 2021

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Full Time
Local Authority
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I am currently working with a Local Authority in the lovely Devon county, who are looking to take on a Senior Planning Officer to help with applications on a contract basis. The contract will initially run for 3 months, likely to be extended.

To be responsible to the relevant Lead Officer for the processing of applications, appeals, enforcement and pre-application enquiries. You will be expected to hit the ground running with complex minor applications and experience with some larger schemes will be desired. The post holder should also be able to present proposals to Planning Committee. Some experience in a rural area would preferred but not essential.

The rate of pay is negotiable depending on experience. You will need to have a full driver's licence and access to a car. The council can offer remote working, you would need to travel for site visits.

The council are collecting CVs now with a view to interview next week. If you are interested in this role, please do not hesitate to contact Amy on 02037954828, and she can give you more information.

I have experience working with Local Authorities within the South West, should you be looking for other positions in these regions please get in touch so we can discuss further!


Park Avenue Recruitment specialises specifically and solely in helping Town Planning professionals secure their next career move.

We are working with public and private sector clients nationwide, and are keen to share our extensive network and established relationships with you, to provide a tailored, consultative and honest service.

As well as this, we are comprised of experienced and established consultants, so you can feel safe in the knowledge that you are placing your reputation, and job search, in safe hands.

Park Avenue focuses on recruiting for positions from Graduate to Director level on an interim and permanent basis in the following planning-based disciplines:

Development Management

Planning Policy

Planning Enforcement

Building Control

Urban Design

Conservation & Historical Buildings


Economic Development

Interim Management


Whether you are considering a change, want to find a planning consultant to fit your needs, or simply want to have a chat, we are always happy to hear from you.

Ella Lamport  - East Anglia Specialist – 020 3795 4828

                        07584 314 447


Richard Harris - Building Control Specialist - 020 3795 4830

                        07710 498 286


Jack Reed - South East England Specialist - 020 3795 4828


Alex Ashman - Midlands and the North Specialist - 020 3795 4828


Sean Lindley - Central England Specialist - 020 3795 4828


Amy Holt - South West England Specialist - 020 3795 4828




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