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Planning Assistant

Planning Assistant
Temporary, Full Time
Leamington Spa

Recruiting for a Planning Assistant for our Public Sector client based in Warwickshire to provide advice to customers on planning matters, including advising on the need for planning permission and processing planning applications for minor developments under the guidance of the Business Manager and Senior Planning Officers.

Responsibilities of the Planning Assistant include;

  • Assess and process planning applications and related submissions for householder and other minor developments, including where appropriate site inspections, researching planning history and negotiations with the applicant
  • Respond to written enquiries from applicants and/or their agents and the general public on development proposals
  • Deal with enquiries from members of the public by phone, email or in person who are seeking information and advice on planning matters; including the need for planning permission and other development related consents

Criteria of the Planning Assistant;

  • Relevant degree or experience in planning/development environment is essential
  • Experience in the use of IT systems is essential
  • Experience of delivering good customer service, excellent presentation and communication skills is essential
  • Knowledge of planning legislation and national planning guidance and related codes of control
  • Full UK Driving Licence and access to own car for work purposes

Please apply now for an immediate start

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