Planning Policy Officer
Planning Policy Officer (Full-time – 37 hours per week)
(Grade F) (SCP 27-31) £24,657 - £28,221)
Benefits include: Generous pension scheme and a flexi-time system. Essential Car Allowance
Reference no. 36620
South Holland District Council is currently looking for enthusiastic and dynamic candidates to join its Planning Policy Team, which forms part of the South East Lincolnshire Joint Policy Unit (JPU), working with Boston Borough Council’s planning policy team. The Council has reached an exciting and crucial stage in the preparation of a joint Local Plan as the South East Lincolnshire Local Plan is nearing the end of its Examination in Public. The successful candidates will join at an important time for the Council as it moves forward with implementation and delivering the Council’s growth ambitions set out in the plan.
The current priority is to support the remainder of the South East Lincolnshire Local Plan Examination in Public and subsequent stages leading to the adoption of the plan later this year. The Senior Planning Policy Officer will be expected to lead on key areas of the plan, and going forward support the JPU Manager and Strategic Planning Manager developing the Council’s growth agenda. The Planning Policy Officer will have an opportunity to lead on other key policy areas and be involved in other delivery initiatives.
Applicants will be qualified in planning or a related discipline which is recognised by the Royal Town Planning Institute, have a sound working knowledge of local government, and have knowledge of the Local Plan process and competent IT skills. The team is located in South Holland District Council’s offices but the successful candidates will need to work closely with Boston colleagues as and when appropriate, including relevant travel.
If you are looking for your next move then this is a great opportunity to take your next step at a forward-looking authority.
For an informal chat about the role, please contact Phil Mileham, Strategic Planning Manager on 07879 418307 or Gary Alexander, JPU Manager, on (01775) 764467.
Further details and an application form both posts can be downloaded from our website www.sholland.gov.uk or call the Human Resources Team on 01775 761161quoting the appropriate reference number.
Closing date for all posts: 12 noon on Friday 1st June 2018
Interview dates: week commencing 11th June 2018.