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Planning Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
07/01/2021
Advert End Date:
20/01/2021 23:59
Salary:
Grade 9 £28,672 to £32,234
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Planning / Building Control
Vacancy ID:
203177
Employment Location:
County Hall, Durham
Post Number:
REG20-374

Job details 

Closing date:
20 Jan


Further information

An opportunity has arisen for a Planning Officer who will form part of a busy area-based development management team and will play a key role in ensuring the effective delivery of the statutory processes.

The post holder will help to ensure that the service effectively engages with its customers, including the general public, communities, applicants, stakeholders and the development industry in the planning service; and this may include attending community consultation events and Town and Parish meetings as appropriate to support senior officers and management.

The post holder will deal with a case load of planning applications and related planning matters including some of a major or contentious nature and may be expected to attend Council meetings, including Planning Committee meetings to support senior officers or managers in their presentation of reports in relation to planning matters.

Applicants should be educated to Degree level or equivalent in a relevant town planning qualification or have significant recent experience of development control services including processing of planning enquiries, planning applications and related matters.

Interviews are scheduled to be held via Microsoft Teams on a date to be confirmed.

For further information regarding the post, please contact Fiona Clarke, Principal Planning Officer on 07958043398 or via email at fiona.clarke@durham.gov.uk

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

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 SHORTLISTED. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL AFTER THE CLOSING DATE FOR NOTIFICATION FROM DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK AS YOU WILL NOT BE NOTIFIED BY ANY OTHER MEANS. PLEASE ENSURE YOU CHECK YOUR JUNK MAIL.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services on 03000 263154/264469/264086/266148 or email PESREG@durham.gov.uk

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