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Job Title: Principal Planning Officer

Warwick District Council

£42,503 to £44,539

Contract Type:
Full time

Leamington Spa, Midlands

Job Level:
Principal Planner


Closing Date:
17th May 2023

Principal Planner

Local Authority

Town Planning


Principal Planning Officer

£42,503 to £44,539 per annum + Market Forces Supplement of £1979 per annum

Job description

Are you an experienced town planner seeking to broaden your skills within a progressive planning service covering an area boasting extensive countryside along with historic market towns and villages? 
If so, we’re recruiting an enthusiastic and self-motivated team player who will play a leading role in delivering high quality development across the district.  

As a Principal Planning Officer you will manage and determine a caseload of predominantly major development schemes, including providing detailed advice at the pre-application stage and representing the Council in public and at appeal. You will also sign off decisions for junior members of staff and deputise for the Team Leaders.

You will have experience in dealing with major development schemes and will be able to work with minimal supervision. You will also have excellent communication skills and be able to work to tight deadlines, whilst focussing on delivering good customer service and high quality development.  
In return, you will work in a friendly environment where you will be fully supported in your role whilst having the opportunity to gain experience and develop your skills within a busy planning team. The Council offices are set up for hybrid working, with staff undertaking a mixture of office-based and home working.

If you would like to discuss the post before submitting your application, we would love to hear from you, please contact either:

Rob Young - Business Manager on 01926 456535 or
Sandip Sahota – Business Manager on 01926 456554

Closing date – 17 May 2023

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