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Planning Officer

Great Yarmouth Borough Council
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Band 6/7, Salary £25,991 - £33,782
Closing date
23 Jan 2022

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Local Authority, Public sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner
Development Control, Planning
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Planning Officer (001303)

Permanent, full-time (37 hours per week)

Band 6/7, Salary £25,991 - £33,782

Are you looking for something really exciting? Do you want the opportunity to shape one of the country’s best loved coastal holiday resorts with a burgeoning offshore renewable energy sector? Great Yarmouth is an ambitious Council and we are looking for someone to meet our residents and Members high expectations.

Do you have a firm grasp of development management and the ambition to positively engage with topics across the planning spectrum? Planners here enjoy a coastal location adjacent to the Broads national park, town centre regeneration and a stunning historic environment.

Do you have experience that you can bring with you from either a local government setting or the private sector? Would you feel confident presenting your professional recommendations to a planning committee? We want someone who is motivated, dynamic and enthusiastic who feels that they could make a positive impact on the Borough. If you fit the bill, we would really like to hear from you.

We are a friendly, supportive team who want to give you every opportunity to develop your professional career. You will be given the chance to work on a wide variety of cases gaining a strong appreciation for all the things that planning can achieve and be able to pursue self-learning in all areas of planning practice.

We want to see you succeed and will work with you to make that happen. We will provide in-house mentoring, opportunities to pursue self-learning, and further education for the right candidate. We also support agile working to mix working from home and at the office to suit employees’ needs/workstyles.

For an informal discussion regarding this vacancy please contact Robert Parkinson (Development Manager) on 01493 846175 or Mark Turner (Head of Planning) on 01493 846170

Closing date: 23rd January 2022

Interviews: TBC

How to apply

You can apply online by clicking on the 'Apply Button'. Please note that CVs are not accepted.

We offer a friendly working environment with attractive terms and conditions, including generous holiday entitlement, flexible working, essential car user allowance, free parking, relocation package (where applicable) and membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme with Royal Town Planning Institute subscriptions funded.

The Council operates an equal opportunities policy and we welcome applications from all parts of the community.


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