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Rugby Borough Council
Rugby, Warwickshire
£22,183 - £24,491
Closing date
22 Oct 2021
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An opportunity has arisen within the Development and Enforcement Team for a Graduate Planning Officer. Whilst all planning officers are currently working from home, you will be based in Rugby Town Centre in Warwickshire within a Borough of over 100,000 population which is expected to grow by 30% by 2035.  

Depending on your knowledge and experience your main responsibilities will be the processing of a range of planning applications and associated consents, including providing pre-application advice on proposed applications, assessing, preparing and presenting reports on planning applications and representing the Council in any appeals. Explaining every step of the planning process to our customers is vital to our success, and your achievements will be based not only on your ability to do your job but also on putting customer service at the heart of everything you do.

You will need to have a relevant degree, knowledge of the current planning legislation and possess excellent communication and advisory skills. A driving licence and access to a car for business use is essential.

For an informal discussion about this role, please call Richard Holt, our Development and Enforcement Manager on 01788 533687 or email at

You can view full details of this job via our website, where you can also apply on-line. Please visit If you are unable to apply on-line please contact 01788 533564, or e-mail: for further assistance.

Closing Date: 3 October 2021

Interviews: w/c 11 October 2021



Rugby Borough Council is a democratic organisation. It comprises of 42 elected Councillors who are responsible for agreeing policies about provision of services and how the Council's money is spent. The Council employs officers who are responsible for its day to day management.


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