Principal Spatial Planner

Grade 9 – Salary £42,474 up to £46,465 pa
21 Feb 2017
22 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level

Principal Spatial Planner  

Grade 9 – Salary £42,474 up to £46,465 pa ( + Market supplement available for an exceptional candidate )

South Somerset District Council are seeking an ambitious planning professional to lead spatial planning in South Somerset.

As well as being a qualified planner you will be an excellent manager, collaborator and communicator, and someone who will be excited to work in a dynamic council. Naturally, the role will include leading the review of the Local Plan, but also we will want the successful candidate to play an important role with other specialists in the delivery of the Council plan, supporting the delivery of new homes and jobs.

South Somerset is a fast-growing district with its high-tech industries set in a varied and beautiful natural environment.  As such it provides an exciting challenge for an ambitious planner and sets South Somerset apart as a great place to live and work.  Professionally we can offer exciting challenges as one of the largest districts in the country with a range of urban regeneration and rural development opportunities.  Our council offers a great working atmosphere, supportive environment, and many development opportunities.

Please contact Martin Woods, Director – Service Delivery, on Extension 2071 should you wish to discuss the role in more detail.

Closing Date: 22nd March, 2017.  10am 

Interview Date: 28th March, 2017

Job Reference: MW/1606

For application enquiries please contact the Human Resources team or