Planning Officer

£26,999 – £30,507 per annum (pro rata if part-time)
17 Aug 2020
01 Sep 2020
Public sector
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner
Planning, Town Planning

Planning Officer

Based at Hexham, Northumberland

Six months temporary post with the possibility of extension

This post can be full time, or we are willing to consider applications on a part-time basis (3 or 4 days per week)

£26,999 – £30,507 per annum (pro rata if part-time)

Northumberland National Park Authority is looking to recruit a Planning Officer to play an integral role in providing a positive and proactive Development Management service in a way that respects the character of the National Park.

This can be on a full time or part-time basis depending on the preference of the applicant.  It is a 6 month contract with possibility of extension.  This post could suit someone early in their career as well as someone who has more experience.

We offer a wide range of work life balance policies including home working and flexi-time and an award-winning wellness programme.

Our planning officers handle an interesting and challenging range of case work, providing pre-application advice to prospective applicants, leading on any planning appeals and compliance and enforcement work.

You will be eligible or working towards RTPI Membership or have a demonstrably equivalent qualification or experience.  This post could suit someone early in their career as well as someone who has more experience. You will need to have the confidence, skills and expertise to negotiate with applicants to secure high quality schemes which enhance and do not damage the special qualities of Northumberland National Park. You must be able to communicate effectively and clearly with applicants, colleagues, Authority Members and local communities on planning matters.

Informal enquiries can be made to [email protected].

Closing Date: 5pm – 1st September 2020

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected] detailing your reasons for applying and how you think your skills and experience meet the requirements of the post.


Eastburn, Hexham

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