Senior Planning Officer

Location
Mendip, Somerset
Salary
​£31,341 – 34,710 per annum
Posted
07 Aug 2018
Closes
31 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner

We are looking for a qualified and experienced case officer to support the Council’s delivery of the development management service through the effective handling of more complex planning casework, providing advice to customers, mentoring case officers and supporting the Team Leaders – Development Management in the day-to-day management of the service.

Applicants must have a degree in planning and be eligible for chartered membership of the RTPI and be able to demonstrate extensive post-qualification experience dealing with a range of planning applications including complex and contentious proposals, giving pre-application advice and representing the Council for all types of appeal.  Applicants will also need to demonstrate extensive knowledge of overall planning process, policy, legislation, guidance and regulation and an awareness of the Government planning reform agenda. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Rachel Tadman on (01749) 341510.

Further details and an application pack can be obtained by clicking on the 'Apply Button'

Closing date for applications is Friday 31st August 2018.