Planning Officer

Location
Tyne and Wear
Salary
Grade E- J - £18,870 - £36,153
Posted
05 Nov 2018
Closes
15 Nov 2018
Ref
P515597
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner

Grade:   E- J - £18,870 - £36,153
Full Time
1 Post Permanent
1 Post Temporary until March 2021

Gateshead is an excellent Council and has an excellent reputation as Local Planning Authority. Major developments are transforming the borough and as Planning Officer you will have a key role to play in influencing the future.

We are committed to excellent performance and high-quality service and we have two posts (one temporary until March 2021) to be filled to ensure this is retained and improved. We need a keen and ambitious person who needs to be able to manage their own workload of minor, household and commercial planning applications and help to ensure we strive to improve in our customer focus. We want you to join a friendly and committed team and are looking for a person who can use their own initiative and take responsibility.

It is essential that you are computer literate, have or are working towards a degree in Town Planning or equivalent and have a full clean driving licence.  Access is available to pool cars for carrying out site inspections.

It is also essential that you have good negotiation skills, strong customer focus and a reasonable knowledge and experience of Development Management practice, procedure and legislation. You must also be able to manage your own workload and use your own initiative.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

No. C.V.’s accepted