Senior Enforcement Officer

£25 - 35 per hour
26 Apr 2017
26 May 2017
William Shipley
Full Time
Job Level

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual with previous experience to deliver effective and efficient planning enforcement services in the South.

You will be working in the historic and charming area of Hampshire for a Local Authority, with ample opportunities to explore and discover the local countryside.

About the Role

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.

The pay for this role is negotiable and dependent upon your level experience and expertise.

About You

An up-to-date knowledge of planning legislation and the ability to interpret policies of the law is essential; ideally they are looking for you to have at least two years experience of dealing with planning enforcement cases. It is preferable, but not essential that you hold a relevant degree qualification. In order to carry out site visits you should also hold a full driving license and have a car.


If you would be interested in applying for this role, please do send your CV to me through Planning Resource, or to

If you would like to have a chat about this role, or others, please do feel free to give me a call on 02077669075 – and ask for Will!