Planning Policy Officer/Planning Policy Officer

Copeland, Cumbria
£30,756 – £33,136
03 May 2018
18 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level

Planning Policy Officer (Career Grade Available)

Planning Policy Officer (Fixed Term Contract – 3 years)

We are looking for a motivated, organised planning officer to support the production of the Local Plan and its examination and adoption. 

With its stunning heritage coastline, outstanding and culturally significant landscape including the western Lake District World Heritage site, the best preserved Georgian town in the country and a picturesque historic harbour,

Copeland is a popular place to live and visit. It is home to the famous “Wainwright’s Coast to Coast” and C2C cycle route, and a short distance to some of the most beautiful mountains and lakes in England. The borough is also one of the most affordable housing locations in England.

The Council is very much open for business and is committed to an ambitious growth agenda. Already acknowledged as a Centre of Nuclear Excellence and with one of the fastest growing economies in the UK the Council is working hard to deliver new development and secure a sustainable legacy for its communities. There is signifi cant developer interest in a number of high profi le schemes within the main towns of the borough and these will provide excellent opportunities for career advancement over the next few years. .

We are looking to recruit talented and ambitious individuals who are keen to build their careers while at the same time make a significant contribution to shaping the future of Copeland.

You will work in a modern office environment in a Town Centre location and in return we can off er you flexible working hours, a generous pension scheme, Life Assurance, Child Care Voucher, Relocation Assistance, a strong commitment to Education and Training Support and a wide range of family friendly working arrangements that will allow you to balance your work and home life.

Closing Date: Friday 18th May 2018

Interviews will be held week commencing 28th May 2018.

For an informal discussion please contact Nick Hayhurst (01946 598331) or Chris Hoban (01946 598439).

To request an application pack please e-mail or you can complete an application form online by clicking on the 'Apply Now' button.. Alternatively telephone 01946 598300 and contact our Customer  

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