Planning Officers x 2
Salary Career Grade 6 - 8 £22,183 - £31,346
A competitive salary · Generous annual leave entitlement · Access to an occupational pension scheme · A range of employee benefits including; healthcare, public transport and gym memberships discount
This is an exciting time to join Wakefield Council’s Planning Services Development Management team. We are seeking 2 x Planning Officers to join our successful team to deal with a range of planning applications within a diverse local authority area.
Suitable candidates will need to demonstrate a sound understanding of planning policy and legislation, be able to demonstrate necessary skills and knowledge to work in a challenging and busy environment, and be able to demonstrate excellent organisation and communication skills.
The successful candidates will have responsibility for case-managing and determining a range of planning applications to delivery timely and high quality outcomes, providing constructive pre-application planning advice, dealing with planning appeals, and assisting members of the public with general planning queries.
We offer a supportive working environment where staff development is prioritised.
We are based in a new, city-centre office and can offer flexible working arrangements, discounted travel and access to Council pool cars.
For an informal discussion or further information about these posts, please contact Julie Haycock (Team Leader – Majors & East) on 07341 788228 or Ruth Thackray (Team Leader – Majors & West) on 07795 497908.
Wakefield Council is wholly committed to ensuring children and vulnerable adults are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults whilst promoting their welfare. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.
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