Senior Planning Enforcement Officer
A Berkshire Council is looking for a Planning Enforcement Officer who would like to join a busy team, just outside London. You will be taking over an existing caseload while tackling new cases that arise. This will involve you carrying out site visits and surveying site developments whilst recording any evidence of breaches of planning control. This will involve interviewing members of the public, owners and occupiers of the land plus applying your own investigative skills. The authority are looking for you to efficiently and successfully prepare and present this evidence for written representation appeals, informal hearings, public enquiries and court hearings.
Responsibility in effectively compiling reports and liaising with other departments within the council on all issues as well as external organisations and members will also play a key part in your role. You will need to be a confident communicator, who can work with a broad range of customers and Planning professionals to interpret legislation, and resolve disputes and complaints in a timely manner.
The pay for this role is negotiable and dependent upon your level experience and expertise. The contract is for an initial 3 months but is very likely to extend to at least 6.
If you are interested in this role, please contact Katie Ayre on 020 7766 9063 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org