Planning Officer

Carrington West
Market related
Closing date
2 Aug 2021

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Local Authority
Job Level
Development Control
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Job Details

Do you want to work for a highly motivated local authority planning team who consistently delivers a high level of service?
You will be working from home but will be required to attend the office when necessary and to carry out site visits. The office location can be discussed upon application to the role.
Role and Responsibility
Applying their professional judgement, skill and experience to lead, deliver and be responsible for a case load of planning and other related applications.  The process includes public consultation on the proposals, the identification of all relevant issues and the consideration, negotiation, assessment and resolution of issues and the preparation of a recommendation for the decision to be made.  Deal with all other planning application related workload including pre-application submissions, appeals, dealing with conditions, legal obligation agreements and third party involvement in the development management process.
You will be responsible for a case load of minor and other planning and related applications and pre-application submissions. For developmental purposes postholders can request to support the delivery of major application cases (including appeals).  Whilst generally assigned to a team area, they can be required to cover work across the district. Planning Officers will proactively manage their case load and will be looking to identify solutions to problems that arise.  Planning Officers will generally deal with appeals that are to be determined through the written reps procedure.
On offer is an hourly rate of up to £20p/h. For an initial duration of 3 months.
This role will move quickly and is unique opportunity to join a growing local authority.

To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV then call Kevin O'Shea on 02393876034.
If you are a Town Planner who is interested in job opportunities, but this role is not of interest, please still apply then we can consider you for other positions.


Carrington West has a dedicated team offering town planning jobs in the UK town planning sector. Our Town Planning Team operate within the interim, contract and permanent employment markets within town planning. Our town planning candidates benefit from many years’ experience of placing professionals into local authorities UK wide.

As well as our council client base, Carrington West service some of the most desirable town planning consultancy jobs available. We have considerable experience in recruiting for town planners, development management officers, policy planners, regeneration planners, conservation officers, project managers and urban designers from entry level through to Director / Head of Service. For a discrete conversation or to find out about the latest town planning jobs we have available, please contact our Town Planning Team today on 02392 704037.


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