We are looking for several planning officers to strengthen our high performing Development Management Team.
Service Area: Development
Post title: Senior Planners
Post Ref: PU0000234 and PU0000229
Post Status: Permanent Full Time
Salary: Grade F (£36,922 to £39,880)
We are looking for two FTE Senior Planners to work within our Senior Planners and Implementation Teams. You will either already be a Senior Planner or an experienced planner who is ready to take the next step up. The teams deal with all major applications submitted in the District, including town centre regeneration schemes, major site allocations, HS2, and two new large settlements including a Garden Village. A wonderfully varied caseload is available across a range of rural and urban sites with an opportunity to expand your planning skills and improve the built environment of Stratford-on-Avon District.
We are delivering large numbers of houses and we are looking for someone who can add value to a scheme and find good design solutions. Good IT literacy essential and knowledge of Uniform would be useful.
You will be committed to good customer care and to working as part of a high achieving team. Performance levels have been maintained well despite Covid lockdowns and following an initial induction period significant home working is possible, or hybrid office working if preferred. Previous appeal and Committee experience is expected as is a suitable planning qualification and membership of the RTPI; a qualification or experience in an associated subject (Landscape, Urban Design, Conservation etc) would be an advantage.
Service Area: Development
Post title: Planner
Post Ref: PU0000245 & PU0000136
Post Status: 1 x 2 yr fixed term and 1 x maternity cover
Salary: Grade G (£32,910 to £35,745)
We are looking for 2 full time Planners. The team deal with the majority of minor applications submitted in the District and support the Senior and Implementation Teams where appropriate.
We are delivering large numbers of houses on sites of up to 10 and we are looking for someone who can add value to a layout, find good design solutions and improve the built environment of Stratford-on-Avon District.
You will be committed to good customer care and to working as part of a high achieving team.
Experience of presenting items to Committee would be helpful as would a suitable planning qualification and membership of the RTPI.
For an informal discussion about the Senior Planner roles, please contact Tracy Humphries on 01789 260363 or Dale Barker on 01789 260355 or Richard Gardner (Planning Manager) on 01789 260364 and for the Planner roles Alice Cosnett on 01789 260344 or David Jeffrey on 017890260323.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Tuesday 19th October 2021.
Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 1st November 2021.
In addition to an open and friendly environment, you’ll enjoy an excellent benefits package including a minimum of 23 days annual leave, flexi-time and a local government Pension Scheme.
Application forms and job description for both posts can be accessed via the website, http://www.stratford.gov.uk, alternatively telephone the 24 hour answering service on 01789 260711, or e-mail [email protected]. The minicom number for Elizabeth House is 01789 260747.
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people with disabilities.