Principal Planner Development Management

Grade: SO2-PO1 (£27,484-£31,334)
06 Mar 2019
29 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Planner, Principal

Principal Planner Development Management

A vacancy has arisen in Planning Development Management at Worcestershire County Council for an enthusiastic planner, keen to widen their professional knowledge and experience in our busy Development Management Team. This opportunity has arisen at a particularly interesting time with the new Worcestershire Minerals Local Plan to be published in 2019, new minerals applications expected with the county experiencing high levels of growth.

The role is ideally suited to someone with knowledge and experience of planning, ideally for a County Planning Authority.

The role will concentrate on these key areas of work:

  • Determining county matters planning applications
  • Providing pre-application advice to potential applicants
  • Discharge of planning conditions
  • Provision of planning management and guidance for internal planning applications pre and post submission and determination
  • Contributing to the assessment of strategic planning applications for new housing, employment and infrastructure.

We are looking for a friendly, enthusiastic and hardworking individual who is a real team player. The County Council is very positive about the growth agenda with an Open for Business approach whilst protecting the County's environment including fine landscapes, two AONB's, a wide range of habitats and notable cultural and historical heritage. The role will be based at County Hall, Worcester.

Key benefits include a Local Government Pension Scheme and flexible working arrangements.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact: Steve Aldridge (Team Leader- Development Management) Tel: 01905 843510 Email:

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Closing date: 29th March 2019