Principal Planning Officer
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council prides itself on being a great place to work where staff are trusted, valued and supported to make a positive contribution at work.
The role offers an exciting and challenging opportunity to play a lead role within the Planning Services Team. You will be responsible for leading on complex, major and sensitive applications and consents as well as having responsibility for the critique and authorisation of delegated officer decisions. You will also be expected to work across a range of Council services to maintain high levels of customer service as well as engage with external partners and customers to deliver successful outcomes.
Candidates should be adept at problem solving and work to find pragmatic solutions to help facilitate and deliver development whilst also ensuring that quality remains at the heart of timely decision making. With line management responsibilities candidates should also be highly motivated, enthusiastic and have excellent communication skills to enable coaching and mentoring of junior staff within the department.
We offer an excellent total reward package including a competitive salary, generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement as well as access to a number of additional employee benefits and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.
If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Simon Grundy, Planning Services Manager on 01642 528550
31 May 2021