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Principal Planning Officer (Career Grade)

North Somerset Council
Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset
JM1/JM2 (£32,234 - £35,745 p.a.) depending on skills and experience
Closing date
21 Apr 2021

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Job Details

We are looking for an enthusiastic and versatile planner who can help us handle a range of planning applications, appeals and other case work across North Somerset.

Based in modern offices close to the seafront in one of the most attractive parts of the country, you would be part of a busy team working on a variety of cases and may be required help with the management of that team.

The role involves balancing significant development pressures in a constrained area which includes Green Belt, AONB, extensive areas vulnerable to flooding and other sensitive environments.  Our challenges are wide ranging and as a result there will be plenty of opportunity to develop your experience and skills.

You should hold a degree in Town and Country Planning or equivalent and be eligible for membership of the RTPI with a good understanding of the planning application and appeal process.

Management knowledge and/or experience  would be a benefit. This is a career graded post and we can offer a range of benefits including flexible working hours and a friendly and supportive team. Starting salary will depend on the skills and experience of the successful candidate.

For an informal discussion, call Richard Kent, Head of Planning on 01934 426 364.

Want to know more and apply?

Visit to download an application pack and apply online.

Closing date: Wednesday 21 April 2021

Anticipated interview date: Friday 30 April 2021

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