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Planning Officer (Development Management) x 2

Eden District Council
£30,451-£32,234 (pay award pending)
Closing date
24 Sep 2021

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We are looking to recruit two Planning Officers who can deliver excellent results and play an integral part of an evolving and innovative Council which is forward thinking and embracing new opportunities through technology and transformation.

You will be an enthusiastic and proactive person, who can handle a caseload of planning applications, pre application files and planning enforcement files. As part of the supportive, hard-working and motivated Development Management team you should have up to date working knowledge of planning, have excellent communication skills and be able to manage and prioritise your workload to meet deadlines.

You will hold a degree in town planning or a related discipline. You should be eligible for membership of the RTPI and be able to demonstrate experience of dealing with a range of planning issues through planning policy or development management work.

There is an essential car user allowance of up to £963 per annum and a relocation package of up to £5,125 may also be available.

Job description

Planning Officer (Development Management) (PDF: 148Kb / 6 pages)

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Applying for Employment with Eden District Council (PDF: 205Kb / 11 pages)

You must apply using the Council's standard application form, we will not consider CVs. No agencies please.

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Recruitment process

In order to ensure fair and open recruitment processes we are;

  • unable to accept CVs instead of, or as part of, an application of employment and
  • unable to maintain a database of potential candidates so cannot accept or store applications or CV's submitted on a speculative basis.

We will disqualify any Candidates who canvass Council Members or Senior Officers.

Equal opportunities

The Council aims to be an equal opportunities employer.

Disability confident employer

Disability Confident employer

As Disability Confident employers, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

Directions to the Council offices by car/bus/train station

Contact details:

  • Contact: Human Resources
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 01768 212210
  • Address: Eden District Council, Town Hall, Corney Square, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7QF
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