Principal Planners x2 (Development Management) PO4: £39,571 - £42,614 p.a. (Pay Award Pending)
This is a rare opportunity to help facilitate development in one of the most vibrant and fastest growing cities in the UK. We are recruiting experienced planners to help us deal with significant and high-profile schemes to achieve high quality, sustainable development. The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate they have the skills and experience from the outset to handle such applications confidently and successfully, with minimum supervision, but within a supportive environment.
You will be responsible for managing major proposals through the planning system and making sound recommendations to managers or Plans Panel (Committee) for decision. You will require need to keep elected members, MPs, and customers appropriately informed on planning matters and deliver a high level of customer care. You will also be required to liaise closely with colleagues in all areas of the Council, other authorities, public bodies and private organisations to deliver our services effectively. You will have authority to determine applications dealt with by colleagues, and be involved in the supervision of other staff within the team.
The service has adopted a hybrid working model, with staff operating from home and from a modern office environment within the City Centre. It will be an advantage if you are able to drive.
To apply online, please visit the Leeds City Council jobs site: https://leeds.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/13089?c=leeds
We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds. Leeds City Council is a Stonewall Top 100 employer 2020, a Mindful employer and a Disability Confident Leader.
All new Leeds City Council appointments are made subject to the satisfactory completion of a six month probationary period.
This role is based in the UK. Employment is conditional on confirmation of the right to work in the UK - either as a UK or Irish citizen, under the EU Settlement scheme or having secured any other relevant work visa. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and the role does not meet eligibility for sponsorship, please consider carefully whether you meet the eligibility to apply.