Planning & Development Officer x 2
£25,481 - £27,041 Band 5
2 x Fixed Term Contract’s available, 1x 12 month & 1 x 6 month
Trafford Council and its partners in the public, private and third sectors are embarking on a Vision which sees us working together to close inequality gaps and maximise Trafford’s huge potential. Our vision is working together to build the best future for all our communities and everyone in Trafford
Trafford really is a great place to work. With a positive permission culture, we embrace innovation and encourage performance. We’re keen to recruit someone with the right values and behaviours that can help us ensure our workplace values are at the heart of everything we do
We currently have a number of exciting vacancies (permanent and fixed term) within our Planning team to enable us to deal with unprecedented demand, and continue to build on our success. Committed to putting our customers first providing a high quality service, we are seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals who can make a difference to the planning service we provide. We are looking for talented and ambitious individuals, keen to progress their careers, with the drive to make a difference and shape the future of Trafford
As a Planning and Development Officer you will have relevant experience and/or knowledge of the planning system. You need to be a good communicator and negotiator with the ability to deal with professional individuals and member of the public. Applications are also welcomed from recent graduates and those working towards relevant professional qualifications or those with industry experience and transferable skills who aspire to develop and progress their careers.
About the Role
As a Planning and Development Officer you will be required to support the provision of a high quality development management service. You will be responsible for handling a caseload of minor and other planning applications. You will also deal with appeals through the fast track householder service.
About the benefits
You will be welcomed into a friendly environment where your personal and professional development will be encouraged. You will have the opportunity to work and grow in a people-centred and values based organisation that promotes a positive permission culture. Your opinions matter so you will have the opportunity to shape how we do things here at Trafford.
Trafford recognises the importance of staff wellbeing and offer a number of initiatives for staff including mindfulness, mental health first aiders, running & walking groups and health and wellbeing events.
Our great benefits include:
Home Technology Scheme
Car Lease Scheme
Cycle to Work scheme
Employee Discount Scheme - 'Perks at Work'
The Council needs to hold and process information about employees, workers and other individuals as appropriate, for various reasons. With the General Data Protection Regulations coming into force we have in place a new privacy notice for staff, contractors, volunteers, trainees, those on work experience and job applicants.
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Closing date: Midnight on 8 August 2021.