Senior Conservation Planning Officer

England, Wiltshire
£16 - £25 per hour
06 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Ollie Melton
Full Time
Job Level
Consultant, Officer, Planner

Senior Conservation Planning Officer

Building and Construction - Wiltshire

My client, a Local Authority based in Wiltshire are looking for a Senior Conservation Planning Officer to join their team within the Building and Construction industry. The role will be for an initial 3-6 months with potential for extension.

Duties for the Senior Conservation Planning Officer role will be:

  • To determine all types of planning, minerals and waste and listed building applications focusing on the most major and complex applications from receipt to determination making decisions and/or recommendations for delegation or determination by Committee, within the performance target timetables.
  • To support and assist the Team Leaders in the provision of an efficient and effective development management service by the mentoring of other development management officers including the monitoring and direction of their workload
  • Contributing to the Appraisal and assessment of planning/conservation officers in the staff appraisal programme
  • Contributing to the setting and monitoring work performance of planning/conservation officers to develop the skills of the team and ensure continuous professional development.
  • Provide planning/heritage asset advice and assistance to elected members and senior council officers in other services
  • To negotiate, co-ordinate and secure contributions to community infrastructure to be secured through legal agreements (for example affordable housing, public open space, education contributions), involving liaison with applicants and their advisors, other business areas, external consultees and other third parties.
  • To appear at and to present reports to the Area or Strategic Planning Committee and to respond to any queries raised by Members and to give advice.

Membership of RTPI (Royal Town Planning Institute) would be advantageous.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree or equivalent in town/urban planning (or relevant aspect).
  • 1-2 years' experience working within the UK Building and Construction industry.
  • Experience as a Senior Conservation Planning Officer
  • Eligibility to work in the UK.

To discuss this Senior Conservation Planning Officer vacancy, or any similar vacancies we currently have in and around Wiltshire, please contact Ollie Melton or email your updated CV today.