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Validation Officer - Planning

Newport City Council
Newport, Newport (Casnewydd)
Grade 6, SCP 18-23 £24,982 - £27,741
Closing date
14 Jan 2022
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Validation Officer - Planning

Grade 6, SCP 18-23 £24,982 - £27,741

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a temporary Validation Officer based within Development Services, Regeneration, Investment and Housing.

This is a key post within a multifunctional Technical Support and Administration Service supporting the successful delivery of statutory and non-statutory Planning, Building Control and Service admin functions. The postholder will be responsible for the validation or invalidation of planning applications within specific timescales and identifying if minimum requirements have been met and request any outstanding /additional information required for successful validation. Dealing with resultant queries and providing guidance to applicants, maintaining a positive and professional attitude. The calculation and receipt of associated fees and manage performance data. You will work with the Technical Support Manager and Service Manager in order to continually drive improvements and efficiencies within the Service.

You should possess 2 'A' levels or NVQ Level 3 in a relevant discipline or BTEC National in Business or Finance (or equivalent). A knowledge and understanding of Planning and Building Control legislation and administration is also essential.

This is a great opportunity for you to develop and expand your skills and experience and helping to deliver growth and regeneration across Newport.

If you would like to know more about the post, please contact Diane Morgan via email [email protected] 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. We encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

We welcome applications for all our jobs in either Welsh or English

Newport City Council is committed to working towards its workforce being more representative of the population that we serve and particularly welcomes applications from people from the minority ethnic communities represented (or living) in the city. Selection will be made on ability and skills to undertake the role.

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