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PRINCIPAL PLANNING OFFICER

Employer
Charnwood Borough Council
Location
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Salary
£41,418 to £44,428
Closing date
23 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Discipline
Community Development, Planning
Function
Planner
Sector
Local Authority
Seniority
Senior Executive

Job Details

PRINCIPAL PLANNING OFFICER P214

Salary - Grade PO2 - £41,418 to £44,428 with a Golden Hello of £4,141

Term: Permanent

Working Hours: Full Time 37 hours per week

Charnwood is a vibrant borough with a population of 184,000 and a mix of market towns and attractive conservation villages. Located between the three cities of Derby, Nottingham and Leicester, the Borough’s main town and administrative centre is Loughborough. Charnwood’s busy Development Management team processes in excess of 2,500 planning applications each year of all types, with a vison to improve the economy, quality of life and environment as set out in our adopted Development Plan.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a dynamic, motivated and organised planning professional with significant experience of preparing development plan policies and in their implementation, to be part of the local plans team. The local plan is in the final stages of examination and is due to be adopted towards the end of the year. You will be actively involved in the preparation of a suite of Supplementary Planning Documents, to support the plans implementation.

What we are looking for?

You will have experience of dealing with major and more complex planning policy issues and be able to communicate clearly and effectively with a wide variety of people including other agencies and organisations. You will hold a degree in Town and Country Planning and have full membership of the RTPI.

The benefits of working with CBC:

  • Agile working for many roles
  • Generous annual leave of between 262.7 hours and 299.7 hours of leave (depending on grade and length of service) inclusive of bank holidays
  • Most services are closed over Christmas
  • Opportunities for professional development linked to many roles
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Free parking

The Council strongly believes a diverse and inclusive workforce helps make our services better. We value the individual strengths of each colleague and the potential they bring.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and strive to promote a disability confident culture. To find out more about our Disability Confident commitments including reasonable adjustments and the guaranteed interview scheme please visit: www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/equality_diversity_and_inclusion.

We have also signed the Armed Forces Covenant (AFC) and have achieved the AFC’s Employer Recognition Gold Award.

Colleagues are also actively engaged through our Staff Forum and groups such as our Health and Wellbeing Group and Equality Working Group.

Find out more about this role and who we are by visiting www.charnwood.gov.uk/jobs 

How to Apply

Applications can be submitted online via the Charnwood Borough Council website (www.charnwood.gov.uk/jobs)

No Agencies please.

Closing date: 23 June 2024

Company

As a Council, we also want to continually improve for the benefit of our communities, but also our colleagues. If you are looking for a new opportunity and possibly a career in local government, use the links below to find out about the latest vacancies and what Charnwood Borough Council can offer you. Join the team, make a difference.

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