Planning Officer

Location
Chester, Cheshire
Salary
Grade 6 £19939 - £22434
Posted
01 Mar 2017
Closes
22 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner
Specialism
Planning

Cheshire West and Chester Council brings a fresh and energetic approach to providing top quality services for its many customers and communities. West Cheshire is a place where everyone can Thrive – through our core values of Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment. 

The Planning Policy team has recently adopted the Local Plan (Part One) Strategic Policies and is now advancing the Local Plan (Part Two) Land Allocations and Detailed Policies. The team have enabled nine Neighbourhood Plans to progress to adoption and are providing essential support to a further twenty communities with plans underway. 

This dynamic team is looking for a Planning Officer to assist with progressing the Local Plan (Part Two) and to support communities preparing neighbourhood plans. In the role of planning officer you will also be involved with preparing studies and undertaking monitoring to support the Local Plan. 

We are looking to recruit a team player who can demonstrate a detailed knowledge of planning and a willingness to learn. Relevant work experience would be an advantage, but this role will provide a great opportunity for you to develop your planning policy skills and experience. 

You will be based in the heart of the historic city of Chester and work across a large and diverse borough which boasts an enviable natural and built environment. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly professional team making a difference to the sustainable development of the borough. 

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Rosie Morgan on 01244 973884.

Job Description and Person Specification 

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In your application you should ensure that you provide evidence of how you have demonstrated meeting the Council’s core competencies of Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment. 

For any enquiries please email jobenquiries@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk or call 01244 972503. Alternatively please see our FAQs for candidates