Senior Planning Officer

Blaby, Leicester
Scale 6 £32,910 to £36,922 per annum
28 Apr 2021
19 May 2021
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner, Senior
Planning, Town Planning

Fixed Term – 18 Months
Full Time – 37 hrs per week, Flexible Hours
Scale 6 £32,910 to £36,922 per annum
Plus Comprehensive Benefits Package including Essential Car User Allowance

We are not your average local authority planning department. We are a forward thinking, innovative, and fun team; offering a great working environment, a wide range of projects, and career development opportunities. Don’t just take our word for it though…we recently won a National RTPI Award for Planning Excellence, and a LGC Best Housing Initiative Award.

We have experience of, and continue to deal with, a comprehensive range of developments types; ranging from bespoke rural schemes, to large scale commercial development and a 4,250 home new community which is currently under construction.  You won’t find a typical planning team approach with us…we are positive, customer focussed, and passionate about creating a great place to live, work and visit.

We are in a period of growth, with more planned, and development levels are at their highest for some time. We are therefore looking for an experienced planner to join us, for a fixed term period, to help us to respond to this increased demand.

Job Description & Person Specification

In addition to a Local Government Pension Scheme; we also offer fully flexible working hours and a range of other benefits.

All staff are currently working from home, and we expect this to continue for a number of months yet. Following this, it is expected that the majority of staff will be home based for a reasonable part of the working week.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Kristy Ingles, Development Services Manager, on 0116 272 7565.

Blaby District Council want their workforce to reflect the make up the community we serve, and we therefore welcome applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability.  In addition BDC is committed to interviewing all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please select the ‘apply online’ button below. 

Should you have any technical issues when applying, please call the Human Resources team on 0116 272 7517.

Closing date: Midnight Wednesday 19th May 2021

Interview date: Tuesday 1st June 2021

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