Planning Officer

Recruiter
Publica
Location
Coleford, Gloucestershire
Salary
Up to £31,371 per annum, pro rata – 22.5 hours per week, permanent
Posted
10 May 2019
Closes
10 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner
Specialism
Planning

About the role…

Publica is a unique place to work – we’re a local government organisation with a twist!

We are seeking to recruit a Planning Officer to play a key role in delivering the Development Management functions of the Planning section. Key responsibilities will involve being a case officer processing applications submitted to Forest of Dean District Council, the answering of pre-application enquiries and the preparation of written statements for planning appeals and informal hearings.

You will need…

  • GCSEs (5 A-Cs or equivalent, including Maths and English)
  • Proven experience in local government development control
  • Good level of IT skills - MS Office
  • Communicates effectively at all levels (excellent verbal and written skills)
  • Is customer focussed, responsive, and co-operative with customers
  • Is proactive/self-motivated and flexible
  • Prioritises and meets tight deadlines

For more information about this role please see the Job Description/Person Specification.

If you have any questions or would like an informal conversation about this position please contact Clive Reynolds, Development Manager on clive.reynolds@publicagroup.uk or who will be pleased to discuss the role with you.

Benefits

Join us and be part of something great.

Closing date for CV’s: Thursday 6th June 2019

If you feel this is the role for you please email your CV and supporting statement detailing how you meet the criteria above to join-us@publicagroup.uk

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies.

Safer recruitment practices are applied to all job vacancies. Successful candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire; provide references;  proof of identity; nationality and immigration status; three years’ employment or education history (if applicable) and, in some cases, verification of criminal record.

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