Specialist – Development Management x3

£29,909 - £42,806 (Grade 6 – 8)
22 Aug 2018
06 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Manager, Planner

We have vacancies within our organisation. Look to apply now and become a valued member of the Specialist Services Team – Development Management, helping South Somerset to be a place where our heritage and landscape is safeguarded, businesses flourish, communities are safe, vibrant and healthy and residents enjoy good housing and cultural, leisure and sporting activities.

Specialist – Development Management x3, with a specific focus on conservation/heritage, landscape architecture and urban design

Salary: £29,909 - £42,806 (Grade 6 – 8)                                     

Hours: Full-Time; 37 hours per week

We are seeking experienced and qualified/nearly qualified Development Management professionals to work as part of our Specialist team determining a wide range of interesting and complex planning applications. South Somerset has a rich heritage and cherished landscapes so we are looking for like-minded professionals who want to work with us to safeguard our landscapes, protect our heritage assets and shape development so South Somerset is a great place to live, work and play.

The key skills we are seeking to recruit include urban design (master planning), landscape architecture, listed building conservation and development control.

Ideally you will be professionally qualified (e.g.: RTPI, IHBC, LI, RIBA) with significant experience working within a local authority/private sector environment or hold a relevant degree and be actively working towards a recognised professional qualification. You should possess an excellent knowledge of the relevant technical guidance and current legislation, being able to demonstrate superb professional assessment skills applicable to more complex and technically challenging development proposals.

The successful candidates should be excellent team players who are experienced, enthusiastic, self-motivated and able to manage their own workload, work under pressure to deadlines and use their own initiative with minimal supervision. You need to be committed to delivering excellent customer focussed service. A full driving licence will be required for the post.

Whatever your level of experience we will help you develop your career by providing development and support.

Please contact Simon Fox, Lead Specialist-Planning via simon.fox@southsomerset.gov.uk should you wish to enquire about the role.

Visit http://mysouthsomersetfuture.co.uk/ for more details

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and supporting statement to recruitment@southsomerset.gov.uk     

Closing Date: 6th September 2018, 10am

Interview Date: TBA

Job Reference: 1701

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