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Job Title: Career Grade / Senior Planning Development Management Officers

Uttlesford District Council

£24,496 to £41,496

Contract Type:
Full time

Uttlesford, East Anglia

Job Level:
Senior Planner / Senior Planning Officer


Closing Date:
Monday, 5 June 2023

Senior Town Planner

Local Authority

Development Management



Career Grade / Senior Planning Development Management Officers
Full and Part-Time / Job Share positions available
Career Grade 4-8 £24,496 to £41,496
(pro rata for part-time) (pay award pending)

We are committed to investing and developing in our planning team and making use of our apprenticeship levy funding to do so. As such, we are seeking four planners from graduate level up to senior level (3+ years’ experience) to join our new district-wide Development Management Team. Reporting to the Team Leader, you will be involved in a wide range of planning work, from giving pre-application advice, defending appeals and making recommendations on minor and major planning applications (depending on experience). 
To join at the higher grades, you will either have a relevant degree, diploma or some town planning experience. At the entry grade you will be eligible for, and willing to work towards a planning degree on day release. At the career grade level we will support your learning and development and progression through the career grades with starting salary potential of £24,496 to £37,261. At the senior level we will appoint from £38,296.  

You will be self-motivated, analytical and a great communicator. The role involves mostly home-based, with some time in-office and on site. You will therefore need to be able to travel around the district. At all grades you will be fully supported with professional learning and development.

Benefit package for the above post includes:

Hybrid Working
Paid holidays
Contributory Local Government Pension Scheme
Employee Assistance Programme
Volunteering opportunities
Vine extras – Employee discount scheme
Paid professional subscription 
Learning and development opportunities

For an informal discussion please contact Nigel Brown, Head of Development Management & Enforcement on 01799 510476 or Maria Shoesmith on 01799 510556

To find out more and apply please visit https://www.uttlesford.gov.uk/jobs-careers

Closing date for completed applications is Monday, 5 June 2023.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 14 June 2023.

CVs will not be accepted.

Uttlesford District Council is an inclusive employer and we welcome applications from all. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

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