The Borough of Rushcliffe is located to the south of the city of Nottingham with easy access to neighbouring cities of Leicester and Derby. Much of the Borough is rural in character with the main settlement of West Bridgford sitting alongside the River Trent and smaller towns and villages dispersed throughout the area, several of which are the focus for growth. The Borough is experiencing high levels of growth and significant interest in housing development with a requirement to deliver a significant number of new homes.
Area Planning Officer – The Role:
We are looking to recruit an Area Planning Officer to join our team. The Planning and Growth team deals with a range of development proposals from householder extensions to major housing and commercial developments, with continued interest from major housebuilders in schemes within the Borough. You would be required to deal with applications which are appropriate to your qualifications and experience and there would be an opportunity to deal with many interesting and potentially significant developments. We are seeking an exceptional candidate to meet these challenges, with a focus on delivering economic growth and excellent customer service and offer an opportunity for involvement in a wide variety of development proposals and to develop your experience and skills further.
This post is on a competency framework and appointment at an appropriate level on the competency framework would be dependent on level of experience. The post holder would be required to deal with applications which are appropriate to your qualifications and experience and there would be an opportunity to deal with many interesting and potentially significant developments.
Area Planning Officer – Benefits:
Our package includes:
- Working in a modern open plan office with the opportunity to work varied working hours and remote-working
- Reduced membership of the onsite leisure centre
- Free car parking
- An opportunity to further your career with a high performing forward looking Authority with training to support CPD and personal development; and
- Local Government pension scheme.
- Payment of relevant professional subscriptions (RTPI etc)
Rushcliffe Borough Council supports flexible working in line with the needs of the public that we serve and the business needs of the Council. We believe that embracing flexibility is a smart way of working and ensures we can find and support the mix of talent and experience we need. We can’t promise, but we are open to a chat about flexible working when you apply for a job with us.
We are an award winning and innovative council with a reputation for delivering high quality value for money services and exceeding our residents’ expectations. Rushcliffe is a great place for sport and home to a number of facilities such as Nottingham Forest football ground, Trent Bridge Cricket ground and Holme Pierrepont water sports centre.
Closing Date: Tuesday 17 August at midnight
Interviews: W/C 30 August 2021
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