Principal Development Management Officer

Location
Copeland, Cumbria
Salary
£37,107 - £39,961
Posted
03 May 2018
Closes
18 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Level
Officer
Specialism
Development Control

We are looking for an experienced planning professional to take a lead role within the Development Management Team with a key responsibility for dealing with a caseload of complex and larger proposals

With its stunning heritage coastline, outstanding and culturally significant landscape including the western Lake District World Heritage site, the best preserved Georgian town in the country and a picturesque historic harbour, Copeland is a popular place to live and visit. It is home to the famous “Wainwright’s Coast to Coast” and C2C cycle route, and a short distance to some of the most beautiful mountains and lakes in England.

The borough is also one of the most affordable housing locations in England. The Council is very much open for business and is committed to an ambitious growth agenda. Already acknowledged as a Centre of Nuclear Excellence and with one of the fastest growing economies in the UK the Council is working hard to deliver new development and secure a sustainable legacy for its communities.

There is signifi cant developer interest in a number of high profi le schemes within the main towns of the borough and these will provide excellent opportunities for career advancement over the next few years. . We are looking to recruit talented and ambitious individuals who are keen to build their careers while at the same time make a signifi cant contribution to shaping the future of Copeland.

You will work in a modern offi ce environment in a Town Centre location and in return we can off er you fl exible working hours, a generous pension scheme, Life Assurance, Child Care Voucher, Relocation Assistance, a strong commitment to Education and Training Support and a wide range of family friendly working arrangements that will allow you to balance your work and home life.

Closing Date: Friday 18th May 2018

Interviews will be held week commencing 28th May 2018.

For an informal discussion please contact Nick Hayhurst (01946 598331) or Chris Hoban (01946 598439).

To request an application pack please e-mail info@copeland.gov.uk or you can complete an application form onlineby clicking on the 'Apply Now' button.. Alternatively telephone 01946 598300 and contact our Customer  

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