Planning Officer - Development Management

Ipswich, Suffolk
£29,532 - £30,981
11 Apr 2018
23 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner

It is an exciting time to be a planner in Ipswich.

Ipswich is the largest centre in Suffolk for business, culture, entertainment and sports, with a rich history and heritage, and a thriving Waterfront. Ipswich is one of the fastest growing regional centres in England, with thousands of homes and jobs planned for the area together with the continued redevelopment of the historic town centre and Waterfront.

This role forms part of our busy Development Management team, and primarily involves dealing with a caseload of planning applications of varying complexity, including householder and minor schemes, listed building consent, works to trees, applications for consent to display adverts, and prior notifications.

You will have a degree or an NVQ level 6 in a managerial or professional / technical field and experience in a similar role and 3 years' qualitative experience.

The role will also afford excellent opportunity for career development and the opportunity to work closely with colleagues within the planning policy team.

This post offers a range of benefits including:

* Competitive salary

* Local Government Pension Scheme

* Green Travel Plan offering reduced public transport tickets

* Agile and flexible working

* Payment of annual RTPI membership subscriptions

* Relocation policy

* Childcare subsidy

* Use of pool cars and pool bikes for business use around the Borough.

For more information about this role, please contact Carlos Hone on (01473) 432917 or email:

The selection process will involve occupational testing followed by an interview.

Apply online at: where you will need to log in or sign up to 'My Ipswich' to complete the online application form for this vacancy.

Closing date: 1pm, 23 April 2018

Interview date:2 May 2018

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