Planning Enforcement Assistant Team Leader (Development Management)
£40,669 to £43,032 per annum, inclusive of London Fringe Weighting
Flexible Working/Job-share can be considered, plus some home-working
Situated in West Hertfordshire, the Borough of Dacorum is composed of the main towns of Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted and Tring, with large areas of Green Belt and Outstanding Natural Beauty, and numerous historic settlements and buildings.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to manage alleged breaches of planning control across the Borough, and work with an interesting and varied caseload involving both rural and urban issues.
This key role will include working on large/complex investigations and positively delivering resolutions through negotiation and formal action, and presentation and defence of reports/evidence at hearings or public inquiries.
Good knowledge of planning enforcement practice/procedure and listed building/historic conservation and related issues is also essential, together with the ability to manage, encourage and motivate staff, and to take the lead in progressing and resolving complex cases.
The successful candidate will have three years development management experience, at least two of which gained post-MRTPI election/eligibility for election, and two years’ experience working with, or for, local planning authorities.
You will need to be a team player committed to meeting challenging targets and maintaining the quality of the environment. In return we will be able to offer a varied caseload in an attractive part of West Hertfordshire.
You will need a driving licence which is valid in the UK and access to a vehicle.
Our benefits include generous holiday entitlement (plus opportunities to purchase additional holiday), attractive pension scheme, family friendly policies, support to study, reimbursement of professional subscriptions, personal development, new car salary sacrifice scheme, flexible working patterns (including home working), car parking, interest-free rail/bus ticket/cycle purchase loans, and working in our modern office building.
For further details and to apply please go to www.dacorum.gov.uk by cicking on the 'Apply Button'
Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 17 October.