Principal Planning Officer (Enforcement)

Chichester, West Sussex
Salary up to £38,052 per annum plus Car Allowance of £1,239 per annum
11 Oct 2018
04 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner, Principal
Enforcement, Planning

A Premia payment of £5,500 per annum and a one-off Recruitment Payment of £5,500

You will contribute to the supervision of three planning officers in the team and the investigation of breaches of planning control, the enforcement and prosecution where necessary across the environmentally sensitive area of Chichester District including a large part of the South Downs National Park. In addition you will be required to represent the authority at appeals and be its witness in Court proceedings.

It is essential that you have experience of supervising others, development management practices and planning enforcement including appeal procedures, public inquiries and court matters. The role will involve gathering evidence, writing proofs of evidence, prosecution statements and working with officers from other agencies and the South Downs National Park Authority.

For more information please contact Shona Archer for the Principal Planning Officer role (01243) 534547 or Mike Bleakley for the Snr Planning Officer role (01243) 534563 or Tony Whitty, Development Management Service Manager (01243) 534875.

Potential eligibility for the Council’s Assisted House Purchase Scheme, Competitive relocation package (subject to qualifying criteria) and City centre parking season ticket.

Chichester District is a highly attractive place to live and work, home to a number of historic towns and villages, surrounded by beautiful countryside. Centred on the historic cathedral city of Chichester, it is a large rural district stretching from the south coast to the Surrey border and includes a large part of the South Downs National Park and the tranquil Chichester Harbour AONB.

Closing Date: 4th November 2018   

Interview Date: Week commencing 19th November 2018

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