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Local Plan Officer

Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority
Yorkshire Dales, Bainbridge
£29,636 to £33,798 per annum pro-rata. (£24,029 to £27,403 per annum)
Closing date
28 May 2019

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The Yorkshire Dales National Park boasts some of the most stunning scenery in England and will provide an enviable setting as your new workplace.

As the local planning authority it is our job to help people and businesses keep the National Park a thriving and beautiful area.   To that end we have an opportunity in our Sustainable Development Team:


Based at Bainbridge

30 hours (4 days) per week

Four year Fixed Term Contract.

You will have an important role to play as part of a small team producing the first Local Plan for the newly extended National Park. Your contribution will cover all aspects of Plan preparation including managing and undertaking research, engaging effectively with the public and stakeholders, drafting policies and supporting the Plan at examination.

The challenge will be finding development solutions that support rural sustainability without compromising the area’s special qualities.

This is a chance to bring your practical rural planning skills to bear in a nationally designated landscape with a wealth of historical and natural assets.

If you love National Parks and want to develop your career in one of the most recognised and beautiful parts of England, please click on the 'APPLY BUTTON' for further information and to apply.

Benefits include a defined pension scheme – flexible working – flexi-time - generous annual leave.

Closing date: Noon on Tuesday 28 May 2019

Anticipated interview date: week commencing 10 June 2019


In the UK there are 15 members in the UK national park family and they are protected areas because of their beautiful countryside, wildlife and cultural heritage. People live and work in the national parks and the farms, villages and towns are protected along with the landscape and wildlife. National parks welcome visitors and provide opportunities for everyone to experience, enjoy and learn about their special qualities.

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