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Planning Officer / Full time

South Norfolk and Broadland Councils

£27,577 - £32,392

Norwich, East Anglia

PJCOM2169H


Description

South Norfolk and Broadland Council have an ambitious growth agenda with some significant projects to deliver including large scale residential schemes and urban extensions, key employment sites including enterprise zones, and an emerging local plan for Greater Norwich to deliver against. We recognise that the key to our success is our multi-disciplinary team and we are seeking to grow and expand our existing team.

This is a unique opportunity to drive, shape, influence and be at the forefront of creating high quality places and sustainable new communities.  We have various roles available in our newly expanded Development Management team covering a wide range of differing expertise, skills and experience to deal with the scale and level of work coming into the team.
Role Snapshots:

Planning Officer:

Assess planning applications and discharge condition applications including site inspections, publicity, liaison with technical consultees, negotiation with applicants/agents, objectors and the public.
Prepare delegated reports and recommendations to committee in respect of planning applications.
Prepare evidence, land use history and statements in the preparation of appeals.

Essential Requirements:

  • Relevant qualification (HNC or related degree) and/or proven experience in a planning environment.
  • Working towards membership of the RTPI.
  • Full UK driving licence.

What’s in it for you…

Our package includes:

  • 25 days holiday increasing to 28 days after 5 years’ service plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time employees)
  • Opportunity to work your hours flexibly to improve your work life balance (where operationally possible)
  • Employer pension contributions of 15% with the option to make additional voluntary contributions
  • Access to our One Team Rewards scheme including discounts in high street shops and restaurants, employee assistance programme and car lease scheme – with more to come!
  • Payroll giving scheme
  • Regular reviews with your line manager, develop a personal development plan, as well as opportunities to undertake training
  • Compassionate leave and sickness entitlement for times of need 
  • Support towards volunteering days in the community and encouragement to be involved with fun activities to raise money for local and national charities.
Please refer to the attached Role Profiles for further insights and job specifications.

If you have any questions about the roles available please contact Tracy Lincoln via email, [email protected]   

Closing date: 15 July 2022 at 11:30 PM

Interview date: Week commencing 25 July 2022

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