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Planning Enforcement Officer (Career Grade)

Islington Council
Islington, London (Greater)
£35,223 - £48,747 per annum
Closing date
6 Dec 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time
Local Authority
Graduate & Entry-level

Job overview

We are recruiting to a post in our Planning Enforcement Team. Planning Enforcement is an essential service which underpins the credibility, transparency and integrity of the planning decision making system. As an inner London borough with plenty of Conservation Areas, Listed Buildings and close proximity between commercial, industrial and residential uses, Islington provides a challenging but always interesting mix of Planning Enforcement Issues.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will manage an application/enforcement/conservation and design caseload (principally comprising non-major work for applications). This includes making recommendations and handling any appeals, and giving compliance/pre-application and general planning advice in accordance with the Council’s corporate Core Principles, Key Aims, Service Plans, Financial Regulations and Standing Orders and agreed procedures.

Successful candidates will have either experience or sound understanding of Planning Enforcement practice, a strong work ethic, excellent verbal and written communication, and customer service skills, as well as the necessary motivation to deliver high performance whilst managing a varied caseload and working to competing deadlines.

Working for our organisation

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic, ambitious, motivated, and friendly team.

To apply, please fill in an online application form, together with a supporting statement demonstrating how you meet the essential criteria for the role, via the application link. The suggested word limit for this section of the application form is no more than 1000 words.

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