Planning Officer (Development Management)

Salary £29,636 - £31,371 (Grade I)
14 Aug 2019
13 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner


Planning Officer (Development Management)

Salary £29,636 - £31,371 (Grade I)

Relocation package up to £5125 available

Essential Car User Allowance of up to £963 per annum

We are looking to recruit a Planning Officer to join its busy development management team and are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive person, who will handle their own caseload of planning applications, pre application files and planning enforcement files. As part of a supportive, hard-working and motivated team you should have previous experience of working in planning, have excellent communication skills and be able to manage and prioritise your workload to meet deadlines.

To be considered for the post you should hold a Degree in Town and Country Planning or an equivalent qualification that is recognised to final professional level by the RTPI, of which you will be a member. In addition you should be able to demonstrate experience of dealing with a range of planning issues through planning policy or development management work.

For further details of the post including the job description, person specification and an application form; please click on the 'Apply Button' or Email; Telephone (01768) 212210 or apply in writing to Human Resources, Town Hall, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7QF.

The closing date for applications is 10am on Friday 13th September 2019.

Interview date – Week commencing 23rd September 2019.

Please note all applications must be made on the Council’s standard application form and CV’s will not be considered. No agencies please.