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Planning Enforcement Opportunities

Braintree District Council
Braintree, Essex
£25,173 - £38,946 per annum (dependent on role)
Closing date
31 Jul 2022

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The Opportunities

This is an exciting time to work for Braintree. The District will grow significantly in the coming decades and we are looking to embrace this challenge to deliver well-designed new homes, jobs and the infrastructure required to support this growth, whilst being careful to preserve the character and quality of the District.

We are transforming and growing our Planning Enforcement team and have a number of great opportunities available. Following feedback from Residents, Members and Parish Councils we have a number of new roles which are;

Senior Planning Enforcement Officers - see further details

Planning Enforcement Officers – see further details

Planning Enforcement Compliance Officer – see further details

The successful candidates for all of the above roles will have a strong work ethic, excellent communication, report writing, and customer service skills, as well as the necessary motivation to deliver high performance and the ability to manage their own caseload and working to tight deadlines.

These are fantastic opportunities to join a dynamic and ambitious Planning Service. If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Darren Tuff, Planning Enforcement Manager on 01376 551414 EXT 2528 or email

Why choose Braintree District Council?

Braintree is an ambitious and dynamic Council and is becoming one of the fastest growing Districts in the East of England with three growing towns, London just 45 minutes away and the district located directly between the international transport centres of Stansted Airport and Harwich and Felixstowe International Ports. We have a deserved track record for delivering and a strong reputation within the business community.

Braintree District Council is a great place to work. We pride ourselves on our creative, innovative and forward thinking approach which is led by our staff. We are committed to having an engaged workforce who understand our strategy and how they can help deliver it.

Visit our website to read more about what our district offers residents, visitors, businesses and employees. You can also view our strategic investments and the innovative projects setting up home in our region.

Braintree District Council offers an excellent benefits package to all its employees which includes:

* Competitive pay and benefits

* Hybrid working arrangements available (home/office based) subject to business need.

* Flexible working

* Free parking

* Local government pension scheme

* Learning and development for all staff

* Staff discount scheme

* Staff recognition schemes

* Extensive health and wellbeing programme including discounted gym membership

* Employee assistance programme

What should you do next?

If you are interested in finding out more about these roles, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our Braintree District Council website or apply using the links below


If you have any queries regarding submitting an application or require anything further, please email


Covering 612 square kilometres, Braintree District is the second largest district in Essex. We sit just behind Uttlesford at 641 square kilometres.

90% of Braintree District is green space and contains 31 different parks and open spaces.

Our district has over 9800 businesses in it and our residents have an average income that is 8.7% higher than the England national average.

Residents in our district also say that safety is their number one priority. This is reflected in our crime rate, which is 24% lower than the England national average.

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