Planning Enforcement Officer
Salary : £24,982 - £27,741 per annum
Location - Ellesmere Port
Cheshire West and Chester Council brings a fresh and energetic approach to providing top quality services for its many customers and communities. West Cheshire is a place where everyone can Thrive – through our core values of Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment.
Cheshire West and Chester features a rich and varied landscape, with a wide range of urban and rural communities including the main centres of Chester, Ellesmere Port, Northwich and Winsford.
We are a friendly, supportive and innovative planning team offering the opportunity to get involved in a great variety of investigations to protect the social, economic and environmental qualities of the area, including protecting the countryside and Green Belt and preserving and enhancing our distinct heritage - including the beautiful walled city of Chester with its concentration of listed buildings and Area of Archaeological Importance.
Your main responsibility will be to manage planning enforcement cases and appeals, but from time to time you may also be asked to assist our planning applications teams. You will demonstrate the ability to work as part of our friendly and committed team of planners and support staff, have experience of working in the field of planning enforcement, be an excellent communicator and show a clear commitment to providing outstanding customer service.
Contact Cheryl Parker, Enforcement Team Leader, at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an informal discussion about the role.
The contractual work location for this role is listed above however you may be required to work from a range of work locations or sites within the Borough and may also be required to work from home, depending on the needs of the service.
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Cheshire West and Chester Council are committed to equality and diversity in employment. Please click the Equality Policy for more information.
Cheshire West and Chester Council have adopted a Local Living Wage for our employees which means that all employees will receive a minimum of £9.50 per hour for all contracted hours.
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