Principal Planning Officer - (Enforcement), Development Management

Lichfield, Staffordshire
Band J: £33,437 to £36,379 + Essential Car User
10 May 2017
24 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner

Lichfield – one of the finest cathedral cities in the country offers an exciting challenge – protecting and enhancing a high quality environment while managing the delivery of sustainable economic growth.

Principal Planning Officer - (Enforcement), Development Management

Band J: £33,437 to £36,379 + Essential Car User

An opportunity has arisen to join Lichfield’s Development Management Planning Enforcement Team. You will manage the Planning Enforcement Team, with direct line manager responsibility for up to 2 other officers and lead on the production and implementation of policies and procedures related to the Council’s planning enforcement function.  You will have responsibility for your own enforcement caseload, which will include serving notices and representing the Council on any enforcement appeals and court hearings, and you will also deputise for the Planning Development Manager on certain matters, including in relation to wider Development Management matters. 

You should have good organisational and communication skills, with the ability to deal with all customers tactfully and diplomatically in relation to planning enforcement matters.  It is essential you possess a planning qualification and significant experience in Local Government Planning Enforcement.  Also, you should hold a full driving licence and access to a vehicle.

For more information or an informal discussion, please contact Claire Billings (Planning Development Manager) on 01543 308171 or Mon-Thurs.

To apply please visit our website jobpage:

This is an updated re-advertisement and previous applicants need not reapply.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday, 24 May 2017 

Interviews will take place on Tuesday, 13 June 2017

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