Planning - Junior Enforcement and Senior Enforcement Officer
If you are currently working in Planning Enforcement and would be interested in working for well established Local Authorities in London, then these roles are well worth considering.
About the Role
Based in the East, you will be responsible for investigating breaches of control under Planning and Listed Building legislation. This will involve dealing with compliance of planning permissions/conditions and consulting with the Enforcement Managers whether enforcement action should be taken against unauthorised development in accordance with the Council's Scheme of Delegation. This will require drafting and serving notices encompassing Breach of Condition, Stop and Enforcement in conjunction with preparing evidence for prosecution and inquiries.
The Senior Enforcement Officer shall exhibit duties and responsibilities of leadership with junior members of staff whilst deputising for the Enforcement Manager in their absence.
You will also prepare reports on enforcement issues and presenting such reports at Committee. You will present evidence at the Public Local Inquiries and at Court in connection with enforcement and other issues as considered appropriate by the Head of Planning and Development Control/Management Manager.
The contract shall be on an initial 3-6 months however they're foresight on the influx of cases suggest it may roll on for 6 months plus.
You will ideally have a relevant degree in the built environment (planning, geography, architecture, conservation etc.) or equivalent experience within Planning Enforcement and Development Control.
You will need to be a confident communicator, with an outgoing personality who enjoys working with our broad range of customers and planning professionals to interpret legislation, and resolve disputes and complaints in a timely manner.
If you are interested in this role, please click apply or contact Jamie Vear-Altog on 02077669067 to discuss further.