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Planning Officer

Employer
Newport City Council
Location
Newport (Casnewydd)
Salary
Grade 7, SCP 23-27 £27,741 - £31,346
Closing date
14 Jan 2022
Reference
NCC7266

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Sector
Local Authority, Public sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner
Specialism
Development Control, Planning
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Planning Officer x Two

Salary - Grade 7, SCP 23-27 £27,741 - £31,346

AN OPPORTUNITY HAS ARISEN FOR  PLANNING OFFICERS IN THE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES SECTION OF THE COUNCIL. THIS WOULD BE A PERMANENT ROLE.

The role of the postholder will be to assist in all matters relating to the Development Management service, to include collection, recording, compilation and analysis of information on applications, appeals or enforcement and the validation of applications. The role also requires the postholder to be responsible for a personal caseload of planning and related applications and enforcement cases to include negotiation with applicants, site appraisals, investigations and the preparation of reports and recommendations. The postholder will also provide pre-application advice on minor and householder development and be part of a duty officer rota.

An ability to drive and access site for the purpose of undertaking site visits is desirable. The complexity of applications to be processed and level of supervision given will be related to the post holder's qualifications and experience.

Candidates must either hold a recognised qualification in Town Planning (or a related discipline) to a minimum level of HND, HNC or NVQ Level 4 or alternatively, applicants with an equivalent combination of knowledge and several years experience of planning in practice will be considered.

Interviews will take place via a virtual meeting.

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.

Our values – Courageous, Positive and Responsible
Ein gwerthoedd – Dewr, Cadarnhaol, Cyfrifol

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