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Senior Planning Officer/Senior Planning Enforcement Officer/Planning Enforcement Officer

Employer
Guildford Borough Council
Location
Guildford, Surrey - Flexible working arrangements
Salary
Salary scale: £35,593 - £48,519
Closing date
2 Aug 2024

Senior Planning Officer/Senior Planning Enforcement Officer/Planning Enforcement Officer – Development Management

This is an exciting opportunity to join a motivated Development Management team to help shape the Borough for the future.  Guildford is an attractive and thriving market town, being a regional centre for leisure, business, education, retail and culture.  It has brilliant transport links with by road and rail with London, the South Coast and the Surrey Hills National Landscape all accessible by train. 

The town centre is currently under going regeneration and with a number of large strategic developments in the surrounding area. 

The Council office is located in the heart of the town close to the River Wey Navigation.  The Council is a diverse organisation delivering a wide range of services and offers excellent benefits including a competitive salary, flexible working arrangements, essential car user allowance and free parking as well as health and well being initiatives and staff discounts off a range of high street shops and leisure activities as well as annual subscription to professional membership. 

Senior Planning Officer 

Grade 6 - £41,110 - £48,519

Contract - Permanent – 37 hours per week

Job Reference 10778

We want to appoint an enthusiastic and committed officer to join our skilled Planning Development Management Service which deals with a wide range of planning projects with a number of competing constraints including Green Belt, Flood Plain, National Landscape and a significant number of Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas.    

It is an excellent time to join Guildford, the Authority has an up to date local plan, with a keen focus on preserving the Borough’s heritage and landscape whilst ensuring that the Borough provides high quality homes and access to employment.  You will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of application types including householder applications, minors and small majors.  You may also have the opportunity to assist Principal Planning Officers on major projects and support team leaders in ensuring developments benefit the Borough and help maintain it as an attractive place to work and live. 

Closing date: 4 August 2024.

job description and person specification

Senior Planning Enforcement Officer – Development Management

Salary - £41,110 - £48,519

Contract - Permanent – 37 hours per week

Job reference 3/24/285866

We want to appoint an enthusiastic, and committed officer to join our skilled Planning Enforcement Team.  The team investigates and enforces planning regulations to ensure a high quality built and natural environment. 

As a Senior Planning Enforcement Officer you will have good working knowledge and experience of planning enforcement and legislation and proven ability to enforce legislation where appropriate,  liaise with members of the public about planning enforcement complaints, draft reports and notices on planning enforcement investigations, represent the Council on enforcement related appeals and represent the Council in Court proceedings in relation to Enforcement cases, where appropriate. 

Job Description and Person Specification

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Planning Enforcement Officer

Salary - £35, 593 - £41,110

Contract – Permanent 37 hours per week

Job reference – 3/24/285867

As a Planning Enforcement Officer, experience and knowledge of compliance area is desirable with experience of case management and a proven ability to liaise with members of the public.  You will investigate various breaches of planning control, including conducting site inspections, draft reports and notices on planning enforcement investigations, represent the Council on enforcement related appeals and represent the Council in Court proceedings in relation to Enforcement cases, where appropriate. 

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Job Description and Person Specification

All applicants will be expected to hold a valid driving licence and have access to their own car.

Closing date 2 August 2024.

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