Planning Officer (Development Management
Grade: 7 and 8 - This is a career graded post ranging from grade 7 (£28,356 up to £37,098) to Grade 8 (£32,637 up to £41,847), the successful candidate will be appointed on a scale appropriate to their experience
We have an exciting opportunity become available for a Planning Officer within our Development Management team.
Sutton’s Development Management team has a leading role in enabling the development and regeneration of a number of large and important sites throughout the borough. The Team has an excellent performance record and has delivered on a number of significant projects, most notably within Sutton Town Centre and Hackbridge, alongside notable schemes in other district and industrial centres in the borough.
We have played a critical role in delivering our ambitious growth plans which has, to date, secured a significant level of new investment and our enabling approach to development, particularly in our town centres, has unlocked this. With the establishment of a Local Authority led Housing Company, a school expansion programme, proposals for a Tramlink extension and a recently adopted Local Plan, market interest is high and we offer a varied and stretching caseload. We are committed to providing an excellent service to our residents and are passionate about creating places where people want to live and work. We have also been recognised as being one of the top performing Local Planning Authorities.
The post is for a permanent Planning Officer within the Development Management Team. In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 27 days’ annual leave, season ticket loan, bicycle loan, a career average pension scheme and flexible working hours. The post is in a highly professional Development Management Team based in Carshalton, Surrey.
If you wish to discuss this position or have any questions relating to the post please contact either Kelly Sweeney, Deputy Planning Manager on 0208 770 6242 or Katy Johnson, Deputy Planning Manager on 0208 770 6226.
To apply please upload your CV and a supporting statement addressing how you meet the criteria as outlined in the role profiles by click on the 'Apply Button'
Role Profile - Grade 7
Role Profile - Grade 8
Closing date: Monday 20th August 2018 at 12:00 noon
Interviews to take place on Wednesday 29th August