Senior Planning Officer (Development Management)

Preston, Lancashire
: £33,136 - £35,229
30 Jan 2019
22 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner, Senior

Senior Planning Officer (Development Management)

Salary: £33,136 - £35,229

Development Directorate. Preston City Council is part of the Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire City Deal. Work has already started on a £430 million 10 year investment programme to grow the local economy by £1 billion, creating over 20,000 new jobs and building over 17,000 new homes. At this exciting time we are investing in our Planning service in order to deliver our corporate priorities. We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and well organised individual to take up a Senior Planning Officer role within the Development Management team.

In this Senior Planning Officer role you will deal with a wide range of planning applications, including major planning applications, across the City, covering numerous and often complex planning issues. As such you should have excellent communication and negotiation skills. The role will require you to have extensive knowledge and experience of the planning system as well as current planning legislation, policies and procedures. You will be expected to hit the ground running and be able to act on your own initiative, work with minimal supervision, and have the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines.

For an informal chat about these roles, please contact Natalie Beardsworth, Principal Planning Officer, on 01772 906501 or

Closing Date: 22nd February 2019

Interview dates: 8th & 11th March 2019

Apply on-line by clicking on the 'APPLY BUTTON'.  Alternatively telephone the 24 hour recruitment line on 01772 906914, quoting the vacancy reference number for an application pack.