Warrington, Cheshire
£35,934 - £39,782
16 Aug 2019
11 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner, Senior


£35,934 - £39,782

Warrington is one of the most successful towns in the country, regularly being ranked as one of the best places in the UK for economic performance and quality of life for its residents. It is a key gateway, centrally placed within the Northwest of England at the heart of a highly connected network of Motorways, mainline rail and waterways – key ingredients for its economic success. The Council has an ambitious growth and regeneration programme set out in “Warrington Means Business”. However, Warrington’s distinctiveness is also largely driven by its unique pattern of green spaces – a legacy of the New Town and its green belt setting. This open space forms a framework on which the Warrington Means Business development programme will hang.

Development Management is a priority, frontline service within the Council and has extensive engagement with our elected members, residents, businesses and other stakeholders and, as such, we are looking for a highly skilled and motivated individuals to take the service forward. Our aim is to become a top quartile performer, delivering high standards of customer service and development of a quality that we can be proud of.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Major Development Team and help us deliver our ambitious plans for growth by utilising your skills and experience to support and enable development opportunities. With ambition and drive, you will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be a team player with the ability to make things happen.

This is an excellent opportunity for your own personal and career development, and a chance to work on a range of exciting and strategic projects. You will earn a competitive salary, shortly be based at brand new town centre offices, have a flexible working environment, a commitment to continuous development and access to our comprehensive benefits package including a minimum of 25 days annual leave; our ‘Warrington Rewards’ retail and services discount and savings scheme; a range of environmental and travel benefits and the Local Government Pension Scheme.

We have a range of other roles available including;

Planning Officers Mainstream Applications Team

Graduate/Assistant Planning Officers Mainstream Application Team

For an informal discussion please contact Matthew Carney, Major Applications Team Leader – tel. 01925 442638 or Gary Earnshaw, Mainstream Applications Team Leader – tel. 01925 443344.

For more information and to apply please click on the 'Apply Button'

Closing Date: Wednesday 11th September 2019.

Provisional Interview Dates: 24/25/26th September 2019.


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