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Planning Enforcement Officer / Full time

Isle of Wight Council

£24,745.00 to £27,515.00

Isle of Wight, South Central



Planning Enforcement Officer 
Ref 50068088
Location: Newport, Isle of Wight and Agile Working
Salary: £24,745.00 to £27,515.00 per annum
Closing Date: 25/07/2022
Contracted Weekly Hours:  37
Contract Type:  Fixed term for 3 years (with potential for permanent appointment)

An opportunity has arisen for a positive and ambitious person to work within our Planning Enforcement section at a really exciting time.

We are reinvigorating our Enforcement Policy and exploring innovative ways of delivering enforcement functions in partnership with local parish and town councils.  

The successful candidate will have the ability to hit the ground running in helping to clear current cases, picking up their own caseload, carrying out investigations and writing reports. This is a customer-focused role so you must be able to communicate clearly and liaise with a wide range of stakeholders.

With a good knowledge of the GPDO and Planning Enforcement legislation, you will deal with a wide range of breaches including unauthorised development, breaches of condition, changes of use, serving Section 215 notices on untidy sites and TPO-related cases.

You will be an important part of our Planning Enforcement team within an authority that strives for positive outcomes to build a brighter future for the Island.

As well as being a great place to work we also offer a competitive reward and benefit package, including:
A generous annual leave entitlement of 31 days per annum, plus public holidays
Local Government pension scheme
A travel allowance if commuting from the mainland
Home relocation scheme via Help to Buy
Local and national staff discounts & benefits schemes
Solent ferry travel discounts via Red Funnel, Wightlink & Hovertravel
Island bus network discount
Staff parking permit scheme
Discounted island sports & leisure gym membership
Cycle to work scheme
For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Russell Chick via [email protected]

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