Planner / Senior Planner (Planning Policy)

Chiltern and South Bucks District Council
£28,525 to £39,285 (grade 6 and 7/8)
10 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level

Chiltern and South Bucks District Councils care passionately about protecting their environment (e.g. AONB, Green Belt, town and villages character) whilst also planning positively to meet local development needs and delivering sustainable development.  The councils are undertaking shared working and are looking to recruit a Planner/Senior Planner in Planning Policy to work across the two districts.  This is a career graded post with a bar at Grade 6 and the opportunity to progress to a Senior Planner based on performance and RTPI membership.

We are looking to recruit one full time, permanent position of either a Planner (e.g. a recent graduate anticipating a planning degree) or a Senior Planner with relevant experience. You would join the councils at a professionally exciting and challenging time with an emerging new Local Plan, work on key evidence base studies, complex Duty to Co-operate engagement, supporting a number of neighbourhood plans and delivering a range of related projects.  We are looking for either Planners at the start of their career with passion and ability and Senior Planners with achievement in planning policy work and ability to deliver high profile planning projects.  

For more information about this post please contact Graham Winwright, Planning Policy Manager on 01494 732269.

Benefits include up to £5,000 retention bonus (currently under review), payment of RTPI subscription,
a Childcare Voucher Scheme, flexible working hours, free parking and as Investors in People Councils, we are committed to training and developing our staff.

As an equal opportunities employer the council can offer a range of flexible work options and all applications and part time requests will be considered.

To apply for either Planner or Senior Planner position please go to our website at and complete the relevant application form. All applications must be made online by clicking on the apply now button and completing the application form. Please complete the form fully as there will not be an option for you to upload a CV. For any general queries please contact Human Resources on (01494) 732155. 

Closing Date: 4th June 2017

Interview Date: week commencing 26th June 2017 (alternative dates available if necessary)

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