Principal Planning Officer – Policy

Employer
Cambridgeshire County Council
Location
Cambridgeshire
Salary
Salary - £43,597.00 to £46,875.00
Closing date
17 Dec 2021
Reference
25256

Principal Planning Officer – Policy

Salary - £43,597.00 to £46,875.00

We are looking for a Principal Planning Officer to fulfil a key planning policy role in the County Planning, Minerals and Waste team.

This role is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a varied workload as the principal planning policy officer leading on the implementation and future review of the Council’s Minerals and Waste Local Plan and planning policy. The successful candidate will need to be able to prepare and present key documents and reports, and to represent the Council at county and district council Local Plan Examinations and regional meetings relating to minerals and waste.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for providing professional and technical advice to discharge the Council’s responsibilities with regard to minerals and waste planning applications; and will provide professional advice to officers and Planning Committee on mineral and waste planning policy matters. This will include providing mineral and waste planning policy support to Peterborough City Council as part of the Councils’ joint plan making arrangements. The ability to assist in relation to Development Management matters and mineral and waste planning applications will also be expected.

As an experienced Planning Policy Officer, you will either be a Member of, or eligible for, chartered membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI) and you will be ready to develop your career in County Planning.

In return, the Council offers a variety of benefits including Local Government Pension Scheme, flexible working and an opportunity to be a key participant in delivering an ambitious and wide ranging growth agenda.

If you would like to discuss this post or know more about the role please telephone Rachel Jones on 01223 706774 or Deborah Jeakins on 01223 715544.

For more information and to apply please go to the website by clicking on the 'Apply Button'  and enter the vacancy reference number 25256 in key words.

The closing date for applications is midday on 17 December 2021.

Interviews will be held on 10 and 11 January 2022.

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