Wakefield  Council

Senior Planning Enforcement & Compliance Officer

Wakefield One, Burton St, Wakefield WF1 2EB
£32,234.00 to £34,728.00, grade 9. Based on 37 hours per week
04 Feb 2021
04 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Senior
Enforcement, Planning

Senior Planning Enforcement & Compliance Officer

£32,234.00 to £34,728.00, grade 9. Based on 37 hours per week

We are looking to recruit an ambitious individual who is interested in using their professional skills and knowledge to help us develop and deliver a high quality Planning Enforcement service. 

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they can effectively and efficiently deal with a range of complex reported planning breaches; take the appropriate steps, progress matters and instigate legal action where and when necessary.

Candidates will need to demonstrate that they have planning experience and are able to apply Planning Policy and Legislation on a range of matters including Green Belt breaches.  The successful candidate will case manage and coordinate a mixture of short, medium and long term investigations and cases. Effective communication skills, evidence of conflict resolution, professional report writing and presentation skills are essential requirements of the post.

The main responsibilities and essential requirements are further detailed in the Job Specification. A full, clean driving license, access to and the use of a motorised vehicle is required; however access to pool cars may also be made available.

We may consider applications for job share, provided that it can be demonstrated that outcomes, service targets and customer expectations can be maintained and managed. We look forward to receiving your application as we search for the right individual to join our team.

Please note, the deadline for applications is a lengthy one but this may be changed without notice and subject to suitable applications being received. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply as early as possible. If you haven't had a response within 6 weeks of applying for this role please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

For further information about the service or this post you can email Judy Jones [email protected]

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