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Senior Planning Officer

Senior Planning Officer,

Full time, Permanent

£32,878 - £36,876

Do you have the capability to deal with a range of planning applications?

Our client, a local authority based in Worcestershire is searching for a proactive Senior Planning Officer to join their development team.

Duties and responsibilities of the Senior Planning Officer include:

  • Dealing with planning applications including S78 planning appeals
  • Monitoring time scales and maintaining high levels of staff morale
  • Reporting on applications to relevant committees
  • Providing advice based on Planning Policy
  • Allocating, vetting and processing applications
  • Presenting where possible to relevant committees
  • Advising on amendments to development schemes
  • Ensuring that applications are policy compliant
  • Liaising with third parties
  • Exercising complete integrity and professionalism towards confidential and sensitive matters
  • Applying a flexible approach towards the work required
  • Regular attendance at committee meetings

Essential experience required:

  • Good oral and written skills
  • Good customer care
  • Experience of development control
  • Up-to-date knowledge of Planning Law and Practice
  • Good IT skills including MS Office
  • Recognised qualification in Town Planning
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Full driving licence

If you believe that you are suitable for the role of Senior Planning Officer, please apply. To find out more, please contact Ebony Simpson at Sellick Partnership

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