Planning Enquiries/Assistant Planning Officer
An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and enthusiastic candidate with a keen interest in planning with knowledge and ideally experience in Planning Policy. South Oxfordshire District Council and Vale of White Horse District Council are looking for an ambitious Enquires/Assistant Planning Officer committed to place-making and high-quality customer service. If you are looking for a new challenge and enjoy working in a fast-paced exciting environment with opportunities to develop professionally, this could be the role for you.
This is an exciting time to join the team. Both Council’s Local Plans are balancing the need for significant level of housing and economic growth with the environment. We are also receiving significant investment in infrastructure, we have the prospect of nationally significant infrastructure planned in Oxfordshire, and we are involved in collaborative work as part of the Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal and the Strategic Level Oxfordshire Plan.
The successful applicant for this role will join the councils at an important time to help deliver the work of the policy team, but opportunities to work across the Planning Service will also be available.
You will act as the primary contact for both Councils for enquires received by the Planning Policy Team and be responsible managing enquires and were appropriate responding with the help of more senior colleagues. You can expect to assist in topics or sections in the plan and evidence base, neighbourhood plans and wide range of other activities engaged with by the team.
Application will close at midnight on the 8th January 2020.
Having read about our role if you have any questions please contact Emma Baker on 01235 422600 or [email protected]
If this job excites you, please complete our online application at www.southoxon.gov.uk/jobs. We look forward to hearing from you.