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Countryside Planning Officer & Planning Support Officer

Employer
Hampshire County Council
Location
Three Minsters House, Winchester
Salary
Salary range: £23,.703 - £32,026 per annum
Closing date
18 Nov 2022
Reference
HCC602210

Job Details

Countryside Planning Officer & Planning Support Officer HCC602210

Salary Range: £23,703 - £32,026 per annum 

The Role:

Hampshire Countryside Service is seeking highly skilled, self-motivated individuals to join its Countryside Planning team. The team has a wide programme of work, which includes acting as the Countryside Service consultee to Hampshire's Planning Authorities, ensuring high quality and sustainable development in respect to Hampshire's countryside interests, including the Public Right of Way network, country parks, nature reserves, and farms, amongst others.

The successful candidates will play pivotal, professional roles as a Countryside Planning Officer and a Countryside Planning Support Officer. Each will be responsible for their own case load mutually supported by the team. They will both provide a key role in planning responses, development management, legal agreements; providing a planning service for Hampshire Countryside Service. The size and significance of which will be defined and will grow with their learning and experience.

In collaboration with the team and numerous other internal stakeholders, the post holders will use their awareness to pro-actively identify and develop opportunities to protect, improve, access, and enhance Hampshire's countryside using the planning system and their skills in communication. They will be active in the team's all-new, exciting, forward-looking creative improvements to working methods, embracing an open and creative culture to boost the service performance, efficiency, and wellbeing.

Due to the specialist nature of the work, the successful candidates will need to be suitability qualified and/or have relevant experience. The roles include infrequent travel throughout the county to carry out site visits, working with colleagues in the countryside, and meeting members of the public, and so the successful applicants will need to be able to fulfil these travel requirements.

What we can offer you!

We offer a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace, where talent is truly recognised and developed. We have created an environment that you can look forward to being a part of and where you are empowered to be your best and believe in creating a workplace built on teamwork where people can grow and develop in their roles.

If you think you have what it takes to make a real difference in Hampshire, get in touch!

To find out more about what we can offer you in return, please see our Benefits Package.

Additional Information:

Countryside Planning Support Officer - Job Description and Person Specification

Countryside Planning Officer - Job Description and Person Specification

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:

Philip Millard, Countryside Planning and Development Control Manager, on 0370 779 7430 or Philip.Millard@hants.gov.uk

Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

Closing Date: 18 November 2022
Interview Date: 23 November 2022

Company

Hampshire County Council offers a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace, where talent is truly recognised and developed. We have created an environment that you can look forward to being a part of and where you are empowered to be your best and believe in creating a workplace built on teamwork where people can grow and develop in their roles.

If you think you have what it takes to make a real difference in Hampshire, get in touch!

 

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