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Senior Planning Officer

Stoke on Trent City Council
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
£37,890 - £40,876
Closing date
24 Oct 2021

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Local Authority, Public sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner, Senior
Planning, Town Planning
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A great full time job opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and dynamic Senior Planning Officer to join the council’s Planning Policy Team.

Job description:

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is now starting work on preparing a new Local Plan for the City. Key duties and responsibilities for this post will be to prepare and manage the production of evidence-based documents; preparation and development of the Local Plan and supporting documents; acting as an expert witness at public examination and hearing sessions; providing specialist advice on planning applications, and aiding the delivery of corporate projects.

Person specification:

You need to have an RTPI recognised degree in town planning or equivalent and be able to demonstrate that you have the experience and specialist expertise in the production of policy documents and delivery of specialist policy advice. Along with a sound knowledge of planning legislation and best practice, you will need to have the ability to manage and deliver work to demanding timescales and be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

To discuss the posts further, please contact Tom Lewis, Principal Planning Officer, on 01782 235438.

To find out more information and apply for this vacancy, go to or alternatively, please contact the recruitment team on 01782 238189 or email [email protected]

Closing date: 24 October 2021.

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