Case Officer Enforcement

Up to £34,094 per annum, 37 Hours per week
13 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Enforcement, Planning

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

Publica offers the opportunity at Cotswold District Council to work within one of the most beautiful parts of the country with over 6,000 listed buildings, set in attractive countryside, 70% of which is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We are located in the historic market town of
Cirencester, which offers a good range of quality services and affords good access to London and the South-West.

Four partner Councils (Cheltenham Borough Council, Forest of Dean, Cotswold and West Oxfordshire District Councils) have created Publica Group Ltd to deliver more efficient and improved services. The Councils will continue to be responsible for the standard of services that are provided as well as setting strategy, policy and making decisions.

Joining us will mean involvement in all aspects of processing a wide variety of planning and similar applications, dealing with applicants, agents and members of the public, within a vibrant, varied and well-motivated team environment.

Publica is seeking to recruit a Senior Planning Officer and a Case Officer within the Enforcement Team. There is scope to offer a dual role within the Development Management Service (DM) for the right candidate, which would comprise enforcement work and a DM caseload of applications and
related pre-application advice, general enquiries and appeals. The complexity of the work will reflect the experience, competencies and qualifications of the successful candidate.

You will need…

  • Knowledge and understanding of the issues affecting Planning
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Ability to make sound planning judgements
  • High level of organisational skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Proactive/self-motivated
  • Proven experience of working in Town and Country Planning
  • Use of a car or other means of transport for business purposes when necessary

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 Deborah Smith on who will be pleased to discuss the role with you.


Join us and be part of something great.

Closing date for CV’s: Thursday 27th June 2019 at 5:00pm

If you feel this is the role for you please email your CV and supporting statement detailing how you meet the criteria above to

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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.