Trainee Planning Officer

£21,074 - £24,657 per annum
26 Oct 2018
18 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level

Wychavon District Council is a forward-thinking and proactive successful Local Planning Authority situated in accessible, attractive countryside within South Worcestershire. We are seeking an enthusiastic team member who would thrive on the challenge of managing a substantial and varied caseload and contribute to our effective and respected team.

Trainee Planning Officer
£21,074 - £24,657 per annum

This is an excellent opportunity for aspiring planners to acquire important skills and experience and build the foundation of a career in Planning.

We are looking to recruit an entry level Trainee Planning Officer. Whilst no previous professional planning experience is required, the completion of a course of study leading to professional qualification is a condition of employment.

  • Strong customer service orientation and a desire to deliver exceptional levels of service at all times
  • Team player with an adaptable and flexible approach.
  • Ability to work on own initiative to tight deadlines
  • Ability to negotiate successful outcomes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • A minimum entry level of experience is required for the Trainee Planning Officer role i.e.:- A degree (or equivalent) qualification in planning or similar related subject is required.
  • And / or experience of working in a planning environment.
  • Applicants without a suitable qualification will be expected to complete a course of study leading to professional qualification as a condition of employment.

This post is part of a Joint Service that will be employed by Malvern Hills District Council but based primarily in Pershore.

There will be a requirement to travel within the District with flexibility to attend evening meetings on occasion.

To discuss the post or for further information, please call Emma Worley on 01386 565320, or e-mail

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Closing date: 18 November 2018

Interview date: 28 November 2018

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