If you are ready to take the next step in your career take a look at our opportunities in our Planning Department at Lichfield District Council

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We are one of the district’s largest employers and offer a range of exciting fulfilling job opportunities.

We are committed to equality and diversity, and work to ensure that our workplaces and our services are accessible to all.

We publish our job vacancies on the West Midlands Job system. The system also allows you to apply on line and save your application, so you can apply for multiple jobs really easily.

View our current job vacancies

Working for us

We serve a population of around 100,000 residents and deliver a wide range of key services to our local communities. 

Everyone in our team, whatever their role, contributes to delivering great services to our local community.

We are proud to support people’s daily lives by providing a range of services that touch everyone - from emptying people’s bins and recycling their waste, through to keeping our streets and open spaces clean and tidy.

We also provide a range of specialised services to residents and businesses, including providing benefits to those who need extra financial support, processing and overseeing local planning applications, and delivering a range of good value leisure services to help our residents get more active more often.

Our team is at the very heart of our council – we recognise that together with our elected members, we make the difference to our local communities. We are dedicated to staff development and individual success within a team framework. To help our staff deliver, we provide a supportive work environment and work to help everyone achieve their potential, whilst enjoying a positive work-live balance. 

We are on an exciting organisational transformation journey that aims to modernise our services and the way we work, to ensure that, despite a reduction in government funding, we can continue to deliver the first class services our communities deserve. 

If you are ready to take the next step in your career, have a look at the current opportunities we have available and apply before the 8th March 2020.

Principal Planning Officer (Planning Applications Team Leader)

  • £34,788 - £37,849

In this role you will lead and have direct line management responsibilities for the planning applications case officer team and also feed into the wider management of the Development Management team, supporting the Planning Development Manager.

Principal Planning Officer (Enforcement)

  • £34,788 - £37,849

In this role you will lead the small planning enforcement team, which has responsibility for planning enforcement and High Hedge matters.  You will have your own enforcement caseload and also have direct line management responsibility and lead on the performance of the team.

Planning / Senior Planning Officer (Career Graded)

  • £24,799 - £34,788

This is a career graded post and the grade appointed at will be subject to satisfying relevant experience and criteria for the post band, as detailed in the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Temporary Planning / Senior Planning Officer (Career Graded)

  • £24,799 - £34,788

In this Career Graded post, the grade appointed at will be subject to satisfying the relevant experience and criteria for the post band.

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