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Job Title: Senior Planning Officer


Employer:
Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Salary:
£34,834 to £39,185

Contract Type:
Full time

Location:
Leyburn, North East

Job Level:
Senior Planning Officer

Reference:
PJCOM2533

Closing Date:
09 June 2024

Function:
Town Planning

Sector:
Local Authority

Specialism:
Development Management


YORKSHIRE DALES NATIONAL PARK AUTHORITY

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job title: Senior Planning Officer
Grade: Band C
Location: Bainbridge
Responsible to: Principal Planning Officer
Responsibility for: No line management responsibility

Objectives of the post

To contribute to the provision of an efficient and effective Development Management Service that meets the statutory responsibilities of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, and helps to promote sustainable development within the National Park.

Duties and responsibilities:
Undertake development control workload as directed by the Principal Planning Officer responsible for the Area Planning Team.

Provide professional advice on planning matters.

Committee presentation

Deal with applications and appeals in accordance with established procedures and practices.
Give evidence at Public Inquiries and hearings.

Assist with the monitoring of sites and the delivery of the enforcement service as directed by the Principal Planning Officer.

Assist with preparation/review of the Local Development Framework.

Represent the National Park Authority to explain and promote the planning service, including at meetings out of office hours.

To maintain and develop an up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation, and professional expertise by continuing professional development.

To carry out corporate project work as directed by the Head of Development Management.
To cover other areas of the Park if required.

Support the Authority in reducing its carbon emissions by adopting greener working practices in line with Authority policies.

To comply with Authority Health and Safety Policy and Codes of Safe Working Practice
Such other duties as are commensurate with the objectives and grade of the post, as directed from time to time by the Chief Executive.

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