Sussex - Senior Enforcement Officer

Oyster Partnership
West Sussex
Closing date
28 Jul 2021

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Full Time
Local Authority
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A Local Authority in Sussex are looking for a Senior Enforcement Officer to assist them for an initial contract of 6 months. The role would be predominantly remote-based, apart from office presence/site visits needed 1 day per week. Pay rates are dependant on experience and the IR35 status is undetermined.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Take on a case load investigating allegations of breaches of planning control and checking compliance on new development, managing cases from initial complaint through to formal action;
  • Deal with complex and controversial cases such as listed buildings, moving them on to formal enforcement action by drafting Enforcement Notices;  
  • Effectively communicating and dealing with multiple parties at one time, working with Environmental protection, Building Control and others as appropriate.

It would be beneficial if you had previous Local Authority experience in a similar role.

If you are interested in this role or in other Enforcement opportunities in the area, please do apply below or call 02077669075 and ask for James!


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.

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