Planning Officer/Senior Planning Officer and Principal Planning Officer

Grade 7 - £25,481 - £28,672 Grade 8 - £29,577 - £33,782 Grade 9 - £34,728 - £38,890
18 Dec 2020
31 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level

POSITIONS: Planning Officer/Senior Planning Officer and Principal Planning Officer

GRADE & SALARY: Grade 7 - £25,481 - £28,672 Grade 8 - £29,577 - £33,782 Grade 9 - £34,728 - £38,890

QUALIFICATIONS: Town Planner (either with or working towards MRTPI), Principal Planning Officer will have MRTPI status.

CONTRACT: 37 hours a week permanent (applications for part-time roles will be considered)

LOCATION: Pembrokeshire

A range of exciting opportunities are available to join our expanding Planning team.

Based in the beautiful county of Pembrokeshire, adjacent to the world famous Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, we wish to appoint three professionally qualified Town Planners/Senior Planners, as well as a Principal Planning Officer, that will lead our team of Enforcement officers. The positions are based in our Development Management team.

The three Planning Officer/Senior Planner roles offer a career grade position and successful candidates will be appointed to either role depending on experience and RTPI membership. The roles will involve determining planning applications and providing statutory pre-application advice on a range of planning proposals, as well as assisting with enforcement investigations.

The Principal Planning Officer role involves managing a team of Enforcement officers as well as undertaking the processing of a wide range of planning applications including large-scale proposals. The role will also exercise delegated power to determine designated categories of applications. The successful candidate will have RTPI membership and be able to demonstrate extensive professional experience. Pembrokeshire as an Authority anticipates receiving a range of major applications in the near future, linked to the Authority’s own regeneration plans and Council house building programme, as well as its position as an emerging centre for renewable energy linked to the Swansea Bay City Deal.

As well as offering the opportunity to live, work and play in a beautiful part of the country the other benefits of the posts include: a contributory local authority Pension Scheme; 25 days annual leave (going up to 30 after 5 years’ service); Annual Leave purchase scheme; Occupational Sick pay (dependent on length of service); Flexible working and smarter working opportunities; with consideration being given to a relocation package for eligible candidates.

Closing date: 31st January 2021.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, and will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.