Principal Planning Officer

Reading, Berkshire
RG8 (SCP 45 - 48), £40,858 - £43,757 pa
19 Nov 2018
19 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner, Principal

Reading has an exciting, fast moving planning environment with considerable pressure for new development.  The Council’s Planning Section requires an experienced and motivated planner to work in one of our development management area teams covering one half of the Borough. You will be dealing with planning case work, supervising staff and associated responsibilities.

Reporting to the Area Team Leader, your main duties will be processing mainly Major and complex planning applications and appeals, dealing with queries, complaints, pre-application enquiries and helping to mentor and supervise staff in one of 2 area teams. 

You will have a degree in Planning or a relevant degree. You will have at least 5 years’ experience in a planning office and be able to demonstrate an ability to effectively manage the development and performance of other professional and technical officers and to deliver high quality planning decisions.

For any more information, please contact Julie Williams (0118 937 2461 or Richard Eatough (0118 937 3338

Internal Reading Borough Council employees must login via Employee Self Service to apply. If you have not yet been issued with your Employee Self Service account, or you have any queries, please email with details.

Visit for more details on how to apply online. Alternatively, call the Recruitment Team on 0118 93 72757 quoting the job reference number and the job title of the post you are interested in.   Please do not send a CV: for the purposes of equal opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.

Reading Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer and is committed to the recruitment and continued employment of people with disabilities.

Closing date: 19 December 2018

Interview date: 11 January 2019

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