Saffron Walden, Essex
Salary £20,661 - £36,379 per annum (Career Grade)
13 Mar 2017
27 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner


Uttlesford is a thriving predominantly rural District in north-west Essex equal in size to half of Greater London, with international air (Stansted Airport), road and rail networks.  With both new development and a historic and rural environment it offers the best quality of life in England and Wales.

The Local Plan is a key corporate priority for Uttlesford, shaping the growth of the District over the next 15 years and beyond. Part of the growth strategy is to consider the development of new Garden Communities as well as the sustainable development of some of our existing towns and villages.

We therefore need people to come in and play a pivotal role in driving the Local Plan forward through the draft plan consultation stage this summer towards submission and the final adoption in 2018.


Salary £20,661 - £36,379 per annum (Career Grade)

(starting salary dependent upon relevant experience)

We require a Planner with a sound knowledge of current planning legislation and experience of working in planning policy. You will be required to undertake research and write reports, making clear and reasoned recommendations with a minimum of supervision.

In your application you should demonstrate that you are the person we seek by giving evidence that you meet the requirements of the post.

For an informal discussion about any of these posts, please contact Gordon Glenday, Assistant Director of Planning on 01799 510601

If you are interested in either post please telephone our 24 hour recruitment answerphone on 01799 510666 quoting the reference GHT001/1002; GPP001/1003 and the job title for an application form and information pack, or alternatively visit our website at to download an application form.

CVs will not be accepted.

We positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

Interviews intended weeks commencing 3rd and 10th April 2017

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