Development Management Assistant

City of York
Career Grade - Grade 6 Level 1 £ 21,989 to Grade 8 Level 4 £ 30,602
08 Jun 2021
24 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Assistant, Planner

Development Management Assistant

York has an outstanding built and natural environment and new development opportunities have to be carefully managed to preserve the City’s special qualities. 

If you looking to develop your career in town planning, and you already have some experience, this role is a great opportunity for you. 

You will join our friendly team assessing a caseload of planning applications and pre-application enquiries primarily for householder and minor developments.

This is a career-graded post which will give you the opportunity to progress in your career subject to qualifications and experience.  Appointment within the career grade will be in line with your skills, experience and qualifications.  Ideally you will have some experience of dealing with householder planning applications.

All candidates must have sound knowledge of the local government planning and development management system and relevant legislation, policy, guidelines and best practice. You will be expected to display good communication, IT and advisory skills.

The post will be based at our award winning City Centre offices, although some remote/home-working will be required.

The Council is committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer:

  • a generous annual leave allowance
  • access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives
  • a reward package which recognises your contribution.
  • flexible working practices
  • community engagement and volunteer activities
  • continuous Learning & Development.
  • a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings for employees.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Gareth Arnold, Development Manager . Email  [email protected]  or on Tel: 01904 551320 

Closing date: Thursday 24th June at 12 midnight.

Interviews: w/c 5 July.

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