Planning Officers (x 2 posts)
Salary: £26,537 - £28,095 per annum
Broxtowe is a diverse urban and rural area to the west of Nottingham. The Borough is the Government’s preferred location for a High Speed 2 rail station, and is home to a wide range of businesses including leading telecommunication, retail and pharmaceutical companies. The Council has an adopted Core Strategy (Part 1 Local Plan prepared with our neighbours across Greater Nottingham) to secure significant growth and inward investment. The Part 2 Local Plan was adopted in 2019 and includes site allocations and development management policies to assist in delivering this growth. Broxtowe Council are also a focal part of the East Midlands Development Corporation, which together with other partners and authorities will help design, shape and deliver the growth aspirations for large development sites adjacent to the HS2 station.
Due to an internal restructure, we are seeking two individuals with the drive and enthusiasm to determine planning applications and help in delivering plans and projects within a well-organised planning service. Whilst experience would be beneficial, the positions would also be suited for those graduating with a relevant degree from University. The ideal candidates would be highly motivated, organised, able to work under pressure and have the ability to motivate others. Previous experience of working within a Local Authority advantageous, but not essential. You should be able to use your initiative, communicate effectively and have sound negotiating and report writing skills. The roles would initially sit within the Development Management function of the planning department.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Ryan Dawson on 0115 9173653 or Emma Palmer-Barnes on 0115 9173444.
Our preferred method for applying for jobs is online at www.broxtowe.gov.uk. (please do not send CVs).
If this is not possible, application packs can be obtained by contacting The Recruitment Team, Human Resources Division on 0115 9173372/3342.
Please quote reference no: P29
Closing date: Wednesday 21 April 2021 at 5.00pm