Planning Opportunities in our Planning Service

NEDDC, District Council Offices, Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield 
Salary range: £29,576 - £37,890
17 Feb 2021
09 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time


Principal Planning Enforcement Officer    - Grade 12 - £34,728 - £37,890 per annum

Senior Planning Enforcement Officer    - Grade 10 - £29,576 - £32,233 per annum

Principal Planning Officer (Dev Control)   - Grade 12 - £34,728 - £37,890 per annum

Senior Planning Officer (Dev Control)   - Grade 10 - £29,576 – £32,233 per annum

Fixed Term/Perm/Temp/Casual: Permanent

Job Details and Requirements North East Derbyshire District Council places great importance on its Planning Service delivering sustainable development and jobs in the right places while protecting and enhancing its rich and varied countryside on the edge of the Peak District National Park and the Derbyshire Dales. We must also balance the benefits of much Green Belt and being an attractive place for people to live.

To meet these increasing demands we are looking to add two key posts to our Development Management applications team. 

The Principal Planning Officer will have significant experience dealing with complex and contentious planning applications and appeals. Experience of supervising other planning staff would be advantageous.

The Senior Planning Officer must be experienced in managing a large case load of planning applications and the processes and communications that derive from them.

We are also needing to fill the Principal Officer vacancy in the Enforcement Team and add a Senior Planning Enforcement Officer to this Team.

The Principal Planning Enforcement Officer will have experience in dealing with complex and contentious breaches of planning control and a range processes that are needed to resolve them. Experience of supervising other planning staff would be advantageous.

The Senior Planning Enforcement Officer must have experience of planning enforcement processes and a clear understanding of the objectives of the service.

All the successful candidates will have demonstrated their abilities to work as part of a committed, friendly and professional team.

Contact Details  For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Richard Purcell, Assistant Director of Planning (01246) 217436 [email protected]

Application Pack 

If you are interested in these post, please visit the Jobs pages on the North East Derbyshire District Council website for more information.

To apply using our online application form, please CLICK ON THE 'APPLY BUTTON'

Please read the Guidance Notes provided before completing any application

Please note that CV’s will not be accepted. 

Alternatively, if you do not have internet access, application packs are available from:

Please return completed application forms to Human Resources, District Council Offices, 2013 Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S42 6NG or to humanresources.bdc&[email protected] by the advertised closing date.

Closing Date: Tuesday 9th March 2021

Interview Date: Monday 22nd March, Wednesday 24th March or Thursday 25th March.

If you have not received any communication from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, assume you have been unsuccessful and we thank you for your application.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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