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Local Lead Plan/Principal Planning Officer (Policy)/Senior Planning Officer/Planning Officer

Employer
Ribble Valley Borough Council
Location
Clitheroe, Lancashire
Salary
Salary scales: £30,825 - £46,464 per annum
Closing date
16 Jun 2024

Job Details

Local Plan Lead/Principal Planning Officer (Policy)/Senior Planning Officer/Planning Officer 

Local Plan Lead - Two Year Fixed Term Contract

Economic Development And Planning Department 

Reference No: EDP86

PO5-8 (scp 35-38) £43,421 to £46,464 per annum 

37 hours per week

Located in Lancashire, close to the Lake District, North Yorkshire Moors and Yorkshire Dales, Ribble Valley is a beautiful rural area which includes market towns and picturesque villages and a large part of the Forest of Bowland Area National Landscape. 

The combination of such an attractive area and proximity to large urban areas in Lancashire present an interesting and challenging mix of planning issues.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced planner to join a multi-disciplinary team dealing with planning policy, housing, economic development, and community partnerships.   You will lead in the preparation and adoption of the Council’s new Local Plan and associated planning policy documents.

You will receive and respond as appropriate to written, telephone and face to face enquiries regarding the Local Plan and other planning policy documents.  You must have a recognised town planning, or similar, qualification and knowledge of current planning legislation and guidance.

If you wish to join an enjoyable yet challenging working environment that forms part of an organisation committed to making a real difference for the community that we serve, then we want to hear from you.  

Principal Planning Officer (Policy) - Permanent
Economic Development And Planning Department

Reference No: EDP87
PO2-5 (scp 32-35) £40,221 to £43,421 per annum

37 hours per week

Located in Lancashire, close to the Lake District, North Yorkshire Moors and Yorkshire Dales, Ribble Valley is a beautiful rural area which includes market towns and picturesque villages and a large part of the Forest of Bowland Area National Landscape.

The combination of such an attractive area and proximity to large urban areas in Lancashire present an interesting and challenging mix of planning issues.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced planner to join a multi- disciplinary team dealing with planning policy, housing, economic development, and community partnerships. You will have a key role in the preparation and successful delivery of the Council’s new Local Plan.

You will also lead in delivering a range of related planning policy work. You must have a recognised town planning, or similar, qualification and knowledge of current planning legislation and guidance.

Senior Planning Officer / Planning Officer - This vacancy is permanent
Economic Development And Planning Department 

Reference No: EDP88
Senior Planning Officer - SO1/S02 (scp 26-32) £34,834 to £40,221 per annum
Planning Officer – Scale 6 (scp 21-24) £30,825 to £33,024 per annum
37 hours per week  

During your induction period you will work from the Council Offices at Clitheroe to help you intergrate within the team and your role. Following this period, the Council currently allow hybrid homeworking of two days per week for full time staff.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified planner to come and join our ambitious, forward thinking, and proactive Development Management team; seeking to create sustainable communities whilst protecting and enhancing the rich cultural heritage and landscape of the beautiful Ribble Valley.

The successful candidate will work in a Senior Planning Officer or Planning Officer role, dependent on experience, and will determine a varied caseload of planning applications throughout the Borough.  Please indicate on your application form which role you are applying for. 

Join us to receive a host of benefits such as flexible working hours (flexitime scheme in operation with no core hours), generous leave entitlement, occupational pension scheme and training/development opportunities.

Closing date for applications for all roles:  Sunday, 16th June 2024.

Interviews will be held on:  Monday 24th – Wednesday 26th June.

To apply for any one of these positions, please click on the 'Apply Button'

If you need reasonable adjustments for any part of the recruitment process, please contact us on the details above or provide further information on your application form.

Ribble Valley Borough Council reserve the right to close job vacancies before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

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