Lead Planning Officer

Employer
Dacorum Borough Council
Location
West Hertfordshire
Salary
£30,023.52 - £32,139.73 inc London Fringe Weighting and Car Allowance
Closing date
1 Aug 2021

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Hours
Full Time
Discipline
Planning
Function
Officer, Planner
Sector
Local Authority

Job Details

Lead Planning Officer - 30 hours per week - Permanent 

Development Management and Planning                                                      

Ref: P230

£30,023.52 - £32,139.73 inc London Fringe Weighting and Car Allowance

Generous Holiday Entitlement - 18.5% Employer Contribution Pension Scheme -  Family Friendly Policies - Personal Development - Flexible Working Patterns

Situated in West Hertfordshire, the Borough of Dacorum is composed of the main towns of Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted and Tring, with large areas of Green Belt and Outstanding Natural Beauty, historic settlements and buildings.

This is a challenging and demanding post, and we are looking for candidates who can problem solve and negotiate positive outcomes.

Successful candidates will take responsibility for efficient management, and processing of a caseload of planning applications and related determinations, notices and orders through all stages of the development process from pre-application advice, statutory process and delivery, in accordance with performance targets and standards. This will include preparing reports for Committee and attending Development Management Committee (during evenings, as required) and preparing statements and proofs of evidence for written representation appeals. You will be liaising with our customers ensuring that complex matters are explained politely and professionally.

Successful candidates in these roles will be developing skills in the above with support and guidance from the Team/Assistant Leader.

Applicants must have a degree and working towards eligibility for membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute. You must also have a full driving licence that is valid in the UK and access to a car.

Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday, 1st August 2021

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