Brownfield Land Officer

Location
Bakewell Derbyshire
Salary
Up to £25,000
Posted
02 Aug 2017
Closes
28 Aug 2017
Hours
Full Time
Job Level
Officer

Fixed Term to 31 March 2020

The Peak District is an exceptional place to live and work in.  You can join our team and help keep it that way. This is an excellent career opportunity in an outstanding environment where planning and development management has a very high profile, with a strong customer focus at the heart of this.

The post-holder will be responsible for ensuring that the Authority meets its requirement to create a brownfield land register and exploring the potential for identified sites to contribution to the stock of new homes in the National Park.  The post-holder will assist the Head of Policy and Communities in this, liaising with key stakeholders, particularly applicants, agents, Parish Councils and the public, to undertake site surveys and build up an accurate record of possible sites through a variety of methods, including the use of surveys, and desk top research into planning history and constraints. 

The post-holder will also play a key role in contributing to national objectives for housing by exploring the opportunities in the national park for new housing products such as starter homes and custom-build and self-build homes. A better understanding of these forms of development will help the Authority in its future review of planning policies.

This is an excellent career opportunity in an outstanding environment where planning has a very high profile. We are seeking someone with a positive and engaged approach. Planning experience is essential but could suit someone at an early stage in their career.

Conditions of employment for this post includes flexible working options and a childcare voucher schemes.

Closing date: 28 August 2017

For more information and to apply visit www.peakdistrict.gov.uk