Planning Control Assistant

Location
England, Warwickshire
Salary
£14 - £18 per hour
Posted
29 Aug 2017
Closes
26 Sep 2017
Ref
PCANW2908
Contact
Ollie Melton
Hours
Full Time

Planning Control Assistant

Building and Construction - Warwickshire

My client, a Warwickshire-based Local Authority are looking to recruit a Planning Control Assistant to join their team within the Building and Construction industry. The role will be for an initial 3-6 months with potential for extension subject to internal circumstance and your performance.

PLEASE NOTE CANDIDATES WHO DO NOT DEMONSTRATE EXPERIENCE IN VALIDATING PLANNING APPLICATIONS ON THEIR CV WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION.

Responsibilities for the Planning Control Assistant role include:

  • The examination and processing of planning applications related to the provision of the planning control service, as required by legislation.
  • Determining what recommendation to make, taking into account planning policy, consultation replies, legal advice, background, site investigation, the environmental implication of the proposal, and observations received. The recommendation will include conditions of approval, or reasons for refusal.
  • Preparation of Board reports setting out the proposal, background, relevant planning policies, comments of consultees and interested parties, observations on the merits of the proposal, and the recommendation.
  • Providing information and advice in relation to planning control input into the statutory plan making process, Conservation Areas, Listed Buildings and environmental improvement generally.
  • Investigating the circumstances of reports of unauthorised development to establish whether a breach of planning control exists, pursuing the matter with the developer where appropriate, and if necessary preparing reports to board recommending the initiation of enforcement action.
  • Participation as a member of the Section Management meetings in pursuing matters relevant to the Section.

Experience preferred:

  • MUST have experience in validation of Planning and Building Control applications
  • Experience working as a Planning Control Assistant in a Local Authority
  • Understanding of the administrative aspect of Planning/Building control
  • Experience of working within the UK Building and Construction industry.
  • Educated to at least GCSE Level in Maths and English (or relevant equivalent experience).

To discuss the Planning Control Assistant vacancy, or any similar vacancies we have available in Warwickshire, please contact Ollie Melton, or email your updated CV today!