Rother District Council

Principal Planning Officer Team Leader

Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex
Up to £ £42,279 per annum + £2,907 Car Allowance per annum
08 Apr 2019
01 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Planner, Principal

Principal Planning Officer Team Leader

Strategy and Planning Service

Starting salary dependent on qualifications and experience

Rother District Council is an ambitious Council at the heart of 1066 Country in East Sussex. Based in Bexhill-on-Sea the district also covers the historic towns of Battle and Rye as well as a large, attractive rural area, predominantly falling within the High Weald AONB.

We are looking to appoint a suitable candidate to the role of Principal Planning Officer Team Leader. The successful applicant will bring their experience to a critical role dealing with major and other significant applications in both rural and urban situations at a time of growth in the District. The post-holder will also have responsibility for managing and guiding planning officers at various levels in the Development Management team.

If you would like an informal discussion regarding this vacancy, please contact Samuel Batchelor, Development Manager on: (01424) 787615 or via email:

The job description and application form are available to download from our website: by clicking on the 'Apply Button'

Should you have any difficulty accessing our website, please contact the Corporate and Human Resources Service: telephone (01424) 787704. Any queries and applications returned electronically should be emailed to:

Relocation packages are available to assist the right candidate.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 01st May 2019. Interviews will be held on a date to be arranged. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and community sectors