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Principal Planning Officer (Development Management)

North East Derbyshire District Council
District Council Offices, Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield S42 6NG
Grade 12 - £34,728 to £37,890 per annum
Closing date
1 Jul 2021
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Job Details

North East Derbyshire District Council places great importance on its Planning Service delivering sustainable development and jobs in the right places while protecting and enhancing its rich and varied countryside on the edge of the Peak District National Park and the Derbyshire Dales. We must also balance the benefits of much Green Belt and being an attractive place for people to live.

To meet these increasing demands we are looking to add a Principal Planning Officer to our Development Management applications team.

The Principal Planning Officer will have significant experience dealing with complex and contentious planning applications and appeals. Experience of supervising other planning staff would be advantageous.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated their abilities to work as part of a committed, friendly and professional team.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Richard Purcell, Assistant Director of Planning (01246) 217436 [email protected]

Application Pack

If you are interested in this post, please visit the Jobs pages on the North East Derbyshire District Council website for more information.

To apply using our online application form, please visit the Derbyshire Jobs website.

Please read the Guidance Notes provided before completing any application

Please note that CV’s will not be accepted.

Alternatively, if you do not have internet access, application packs are available from:

 The NEDDC Contact Centre on 01246 217640.

 Email humanresources.bdc&[email protected]

Please return completed application forms to Human Resources, District Council Offices, 2013 Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S42 6NG or to humanresources.bdc&[email protected] by the advertised closing date.

If you have not received any communication from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, assume you have been unsuccessful and we thank you for your application. We welcome applications from all sections of the community


The District of North East Derbyshire faces some unique challenges in balancing its desire for growth whilst protecting the assets that make the District a desirable place to live and work.  Due to its attractive countryside, proximity to the Peak District National Park and its location within the Sheffield City region the District is subject to significant pressure for development, whilst a significant portion of the District is designated as Green Belt.

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01246 217008
District Council Offices
2013 Mill Lane
S42 6NG
United Kingdom
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