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Job Title: Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Officer

Waverley Borough Council

£32,051 to £37,402

Contract Type:
Full time

Godalming, South Central

Job Level:
Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Officer


Closing Date:
01/10/2023 at 23:59

Town Planning

Local Authority

Community Infrastructure Levy

Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Officer

Salary range : PLN7 up to £37,402 
Contract type: Permanent – Full or part time 
Location: Godalming, Surrey with opportunity for hybrid or home-based working

• Do you have a degree in Planning or significant knowledge of planning and the planning obligations process?

• Are you looking for a role where you can make a difference to the infrastructure delivery that will support Waverley’s communities?

• Do you have the enthusiasm for good organisation, problem solving, and excellent time management?

Waverley Borough is located in the Southwest corner of Surrey and contains four main with villages in between. It has a buoyant economy and there is a high demand for new housing that needs to be supported by additional infrastructure. This is in part delivered through CIL. 

The Council have embarked on delivering a new local plan. The CIL Officer will provide an important role in ensuring that CIL is collected, and infrastructure is delivered both locally through Neighbourhood CIL and strategically. They will also be involved in the annual Strategic CIL Bidding process where infrastructure providers can submit their bid for a proportion of the strategic CIL collected.

We are looking for someone with previous experience of the CIL process but more important is the ability to manage the computerised calculation of CIL, ensure the collection and spending of contributions from the levy and resolve any disputes. They will be the key contact for CIL, to internal and external enquiries on CIL, including from: elected Members, parish and town councils, the local community and developers and/or their agents. 

This role can be either hybrid (combination of home and office working) or home-based with the occasional requirement to attend the office and site visits. This can be discussed at interview. This post is a full time role.

However, all applications will be considered. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Karen Adams , Principal Planning Officer (Policy) on 01483 523491 or Matthew Ellis, Team Leader (Local Plans and Planning Policy)on 01483 523297 . 

We do not accept CVs without a completed application form. Strictly no agencies please. 

Closing date for applications: 01/10/2023 midnight 
Interview date: Mid October date to be confirmed#

Please note we do not accept applications after the time given on the advert.

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