Major Projects Officer
£35,745 - £38,890 pa, plus casual car user payments where necessary
Ashfield District Council has a new opportunity for a Major Projects Officer to work within the Planning & Regulatory Service. Based in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, you will join us on a full time, permanent basis and in return we will offer you a competitive salary of £35,745 - £38,890 per annum plus casual car user payment as necessary. We also offer an attractive package of in-work benefits.
Located in west Nottinghamshire, Ashfield consists of three towns surrounded by beautiful countryside. Rich in natural, cultural and industrial heritage and with excellent transport links, including its proximity to the M1 and A38, Ashfield is in easy reach to surrounding towns and cities.
As one of the largest employers in the area we provide a wide range of services across the district including: housing and assets, waste and environment, community protection, environmental health, planning and customer services to name just a few.
The Major Projects Officer role
We are an innovative, forward thinking Council and seeking a highly driven, motivated and confident person to join the team at Ashfield Council managing major development enquiries, applications and appeals.
This fast paced and varied role will involve negotiating legal agreements, preparing and presenting reports to committee, and giving expert evidence at appeals and court proceedings.
You will have a sound knowledge of planning law and experience of dealing with major planning applications and appeals, along with excellent communication skills.
Planning is a corporate priority and you will be a key player in delivering a proactive planning service in the district, for the benefit of our residents and businesses.
For more information please contact Mick Morley – Development Team Manager on 01623 457538.
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Canvassing of Members of the Council (directly or indirectly) for any appointment shall disqualify the candidate for that appointment.
Applicants should disclose if they are related to a Member or Officer of the Authority.
Closing date: 1 st September 2021
Interview date: To be confirmed
Ashfield District Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the Community.