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Planning Officer

£25.00 to £35.00 Per Hour
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
An exciting oportunity working with one of my key clients, this local authority being reconised for exciting projects, having a great leadership team, and paying good hourly rates. To assist in the provision of the Development Management Service of the Council. Key Duties and Responsibilities Examination and assessment of a range of applications submitted to the Local Planning Authority and related planning issues with reference to Development Plan Policies and any other material considerations. Maintaining accurate and reliable records in relation to casework including computer and photographic records (where necessary). Negotiations to achieve improvements to planning proposals. Drafting of recommendations and Committee reports on high volume planning proposals within target timescales. Providing an excellent customer service by advising applicants/agents during the processing of planning proposals and giving pre-application advice on planning issues and policies. Attendance as required by the Business Manager - Strategic Place at Committee meetings, Site Inspection Parties and other similar meetings involving Councillors. Preparing appeal statements and giving evidence at planning appeals. Carrying out investigations, including site inspections, to ensure compliance with planning conditions, pursuance of complaints to Planning Services on planning related matters and liaising with and advising the enforcement team about breaches of planning control. Such other planning duties as occasionally required, commensurate with the grade and responsibilities of the post.Planning Officers seek opportunities for self-development and keep themselves up to date with professional knowledge and skills. They are conscientious and take responsibility for their work, both in terms of approach, timeliness and results. Ideas are shared openly and we co-operate to achieve good outcomes for our community, customers and teams. Qualifications Applicants should hold or be working towards a degree in Town Planning and membership of the RTPI. Computer literacy Ability to undertake site visits (ECDL and/or E-Type desirable)Still searching? Not all of our vacancies are on our website yet. We're happy to provide a tailored careers guidance service, so for the best chance of finding your ideal opportunity, get in touch with one of our specialist consultants and we will be able to support you with your job search. Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business
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  • Job Reference: 702323570-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Randstad CPE
    Randstad CPE
  • Location: Devon
  • Salary: £25.00 to £35.00 Per Hour
  • Job Type: Temporary