(Planning) Technician

Location
Town Hall Extension, Manchester, M60 2LA
Salary
Grade 4 £20,092 to £21,748 (Bar at £21,322) per annum
Posted
14 May 2021
Closes
14 Jun 2021
Ref
MCC366650/GD
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Partner
Specialism
Planning

Position Title: (Planning) Technician
Salary: Grade 4 £20,092 to £21,748 (Bar at £21,322) per annum 
Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time
Hours: 35 per week
Work Location: Town Hall Extension, St Peters Square, Manchester M60 2LA
Closing Date: 3 June 2021
Reference: MCC366650/GD

Working under the guidance of senior staff, the role would be within the Planning Service supporting the development management and development compliance functions. The role requires working as part of team and contributing towards the performance objectives of the Planning Service.

This role would provide the opportunity of working with varying issues, both in the office and on site, in order to assist in the effective handling of planning related matters, including planning applications, projects, appeals, research work and other investigations.

For this post, experience of working development management or planning enforcement and compliance is desirable but not required. Candidates would be required to demonstrate that they can handle situations with tact and diplomacy, especially where emotions sometimes run high, together with good organisational and administrative skills and the ability to read and interpret plans and carry out accurate site survey work, would each be key to the achievement and challenge of this job.

For an informal discussion please contact Jennifer Atkinson on 0161 234 4517.

Manchester City Council is committed to giving fair support to members of the Armed Forces and veterans, whilst recognising and remembering the sacrifices they have made. The aim of The Armed Forces Covenant is to ensure that the Armed Forces and veterans are not disadvantaged, when applying for vacancies with Manchester City Council. Armed Forces and veterans will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the Minimum requirements for the role.

Manchester City Council values equality and works to provide a fair and inclusive environment for a workforce that is as diverse as the communities it serves. We want to further increase the diversity of our workforce, in particular the number of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic staff and disabled staff at all levels of the Council. This advert is open to all applicants, and we would particularly welcome applications from candidates identifying with one or both of those characteristics. 

If you require any adjustments to be able to engage in the recruitment process for this role, please let us know by emailing [email protected] 

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