Area Planning Officer
Salary: £33,820 - £36,298 per annum
We are seeking to appoint a Planning Officer to our busy Development Management team. You will be joining a friendly and welcoming team who will work together to deliver the best planning outcomes for our customers. The role will offer you the opportunity of dealing with a varied and challenging caseload and enable you to develop and broaden your Planning knowledge and experience.
To be considered for the role, you must have a recognised qualification in Planning, a related subject or equivalent experience as well as hold a valid driving license. Membership of the RTPI would be desirable. You will be expected to demonstrate your judgment and initiative; have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a desire to develop your experience of delivering high quality planning outcomes. It will be essential to demonstrate your ability to work as part of a team, use initiative to problem solve and effectively manage your caseload.
This role allows for a combination of home and office working. You will also be required to undertake site visits. Attendance at team-meetings would normally be expected to be in person. Whilst significant use is made of Zoom and Microsoft Teams, there will also be a requirement to attend in-person meetings. In addition, we also offer flexible working arrangements to support you in achieving a positive home/ work balance.
The Council welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of race, gender, disability, sexuality, religious belief, or age.
The Council is committed to developing its bilingual workforce and welcomes applications from candidates who demonstrate their capability to work in both English and Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.
Closing date: 3 December 2023.