Senior Planning Officer (Ecology)
Permanent, working 18.5 hours per week
£17,364 - £18,945 (full time range is £34,728 - £37,890
Grade: Level 11
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced ecologist with strong communication skills who will work alongside our Development Management team and other specialists providing multi-disciplinary technical support to drive the delivery of growth for our great city.
You will have a real opportunity to integrate biodiversity considerations into council policy and strategy as our new local plan emerges. You will provide specialist advice to the planning (development management) process, with a varied and interesting workload including biodiversity offsetting, and also lead on the mapping and classification of natural habitats.
- Be qualified to degree level or equivalent in a relevant environmental subject.
- Have full Membership of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) or eligibility at that level.
- Demonstrate specialist expertise in the determination of complex development management proposals and/or delivery of specialist policy or design expertise.
- Have strong data management and GIS skills.
To find out more information and apply for this vacancy, please click here: https://webrecruitment.stoke.gov.uk/wrl/pages/vacancy.jsf?vacancyRef=0000011356 or alternatively, please contact the recruitment team on 01782 234343 or at [email protected]
Closing date: 3rd October 2021.