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Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council
Stockton-on-Tees, Durham
£29,777 - £41,418
Closing date
15 Apr 2024


£29,777 - £41,418

  • Do you have a passion for regeneration and economic growth?  
  • Do you want a flexible career helping develop our area for the future?  

Our Planning Officer roles will be part of our Planning Services Team, leading on projects including major housing, commercial and industrial schemes.
You will expected to work pro-actively to facilitate economic growth and deliver successful outcomes in a fast paced environment.
We are looking for two Planning Officers for vacancies within our Development Management and Planning Policy Teams. These roles would suit a team player who can operate both independently and collaboratively with a range of departments and external partners. 
Whether you have a basic understanding of planning, a related degree or a Town Planning degree – our career grade role could be perfect for you.

For more detailed information about the roles, please refer to the Job Descriptions and Person Specifications included in the Supporting Documents section.

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council prides itself on being a great place to work where staff are trusted, valued and supported to make a positive contribution at work.

  • A competitive salary of up to £41,418
  • 27 days annual leave per year rising to 32 with 5 years service (plus bank holidays). Ability to purchase additional leave is also available.
  • Generous Pension Scheme through the LGPS with ability to pay extra and plan for retirement.
  • Access to a number of other employee benefits including learning & development opportunities, a car lease scheme, discounts at high street and online retailers, an employee assistance programme and physiotherapy services.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Simon Grundy, Planning Services Manager on 01642 528550 or email

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is not a UKVI Sponsor therefore we are unable to provide visa sponsorship. 
Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’. All communication will also appear in the ‘My Messages’ section of your North East Jobs account.

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Supporting Documents:

Document 2. behaviours-leaflet-finalv3.pdf (109.86 KB)

Document Planning Officer (Development Management) - JD, PS & KR.pdf (355.09 KB)

Document Planning Officer (Policy) - JD, PS & KR.pdf (353.66 KB)

Document Planning Officer Career Grade 2024.pdf (119.24 KB)



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