Planning Student

14 Aug 2018
10 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Graduate, Planner
Education, Planning

We have a great opportunity for someone with a ‘can-do’ attitude and have the potential and ambition to work in our planning development management team, the role is varied you will have your own case load dealing with minor planning applications. You will need to be organised, able to use a variety of Microsoft packages, be able to communicate well and work well in a team but also able to use their own initiative.

The successful candidate will be required to use your strong analytical skills to support the wider team to undertake surveys, produce and analyse statistics and prepare reports on planning and related topics. This may include assistance with the production of design guides and the preparation of background information for planning appeals. The ability to work to tight deadlines, adapt to an ever-changing environment and to be able to solve problems in a methodical, intelligent and accurate manner are essential.

A satisfactory basic disclosure check and three years complete employment history /academic will be requested in the event of you being offered the position.

For an informal discussion about the post, contact Lucy Hodgson, Area Planning Officer on 01884 234905 or Simon Trafford, Area Planning Officer on 01884 234369.

Visit our website at: for full application details, or alternatively for an application pack, please contact: Human Resources, Mid Devon District Council, Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6PP

Tel: (01884) 234331 – out of hours answerphone service


CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 10 September 2018 at 1pm


Committed to Equality of Opportunity, we welcome applications from all sections of the community