Senior Planner (Enforcement)

Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
 £35,934 - £38,813 (Grade F)
01 Apr 2019
23 Apr 2019
Full Time
Job Level
Planner, Senior
Enforcement, Planning

Senior Planner (Enforcement)

Fixed Term - Full Time (37 hours) - 2 years

Job Details

The Planning Enforcement team is a busy team receiving over 700 enforcement cases a year.  This is a key role in providing a professional planning input on enforcement cases, in terms of advising the Enforcement Officers on the expediency of enforcement action, engaging with Councillors and progressing cases to formal action.  This post, supported by the Planning Manager will also be responsible for drafting decision reports, formal notices and defending the Council’s position at appeal stage.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate negotiation skills, attention to detail and be able to deal with confrontational situations. If you are an experienced Planner with enforcement experience and looking to broaden your experience then this post may be for you.

You should have a degree or postgraduate qualification in planning or related discipline and be a full member of the RTPI (or be able to show evidence that you are actively working towards obtaining full RTPI membership). Experience of working on enforcement cases is essential.

In addition to an open and friendly environment, you’ll enjoy an excellent benefits package including a minimum of 23 days annual leave, flexi-time and a Local Government Pension Scheme.

Staff benefits include:

  • Bupa health cash plan
  • Local Government pension scheme

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Clare Eynon (Planning Manager) on 01789 260326.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 23rd April 2019.

Interviews will be held during week commencing 6th May 2019.

Application forms and job description for both posts can be accessed via the website, (please click on the 'Apply Button), alternatively telephone the 24 hour answering service on (01789) 260711, or e-mail  The minicom number for Elizabeth House is (01789) 260747.

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people with disabilities.

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