Senior Planning Officer

Grade 9. £29323-Grade 9. £32486 Per Annum
29 Jan 2018
01 Mar 2018
WK 000084
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner

Cheshire West and Chester Council brings a fresh and energetic approach to providing top quality services for its many customers and communities. West Cheshire is a place where everyone can Thrive – through our core values of Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment.

The Council covers a wide geographical area and encompasses a broad range of development opportunities, challenges and pressures.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy and forward-thinking planning team, which aims to facilitate the best development without delay. The service places great emphasis on providing exemplary customer service and embraces innovation. The successful candidate will have a positive outlook and will be expected to play an important role in the team, including developing junior members of staff, as well as providing help and assistance to a wide range of customers and dealing with larger-scale and more complex planning applications.

There are three permanent posts available.

For an informal discussion on this post, please contact Nial Casselden, Planning Team Manager on (01244) 977748.

The contractual work location for this role is listed above however, this job role is a hybrid flexible and mobile worker, meaning that whilst there is a main office base, there will be opportunities to work also from other office locations throughout the Borough as well as from home.

Cheshire West and Chester Council are committed to equality and diversity in employment. Please click the Equality Policy for more information.

If you require assistance in completing your application form, please click the candidate application guide for guidance and support.

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In your application you should ensure that you provide evidence of how you have demonstrated meeting the Council’s core competencies of Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment.

Cheshire West and Chester Council have adopted a Local Living Wage for our employees which mean that all employees will receive a minimum of £8.45 per hour for all contracted hours.

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Please quote job reference number WK 000084 in all correspondence.

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